The Monsoon Plaza building has sat vacant since it was built during the Great Recession.Joe Ward/Block Club Chicago

Long-Vacant West Ridge Building Could Finally Be Used … As A Parking Garage

The Monsoon Plaza building has sat vacant since it was built, but new owner Joe Perillo has a plan for the structure.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Blagojevich’s Barber Likes The Gray Hair, Looking Forward To Working On That Famous Mane Again

Peter Vodovoz, owner of Mr. Barber of Chicago, said he likes the natural look Blagojevich got while in prison. But he needs a trim.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Howard Brown To Buy Pioneering Gay Bar Little Jim’s For A Major Expansion In Lakeview

Little Jim's, the oldest gay bar in Boystown, would close under the plan. The owners plan to retire.