Don Rashid, a South Shore resident of 42 years, grabs a bag in front of the tomatoes at the new Local Market. "It is with open arms that we welcome Local Market to the community, to provide us with the food and nourishment we need access to," Rashid said.Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

Food Desert No Longer: South Shore’s Local Market Opens As Hundreds Of Residents Celebrate

After six years of waiting, South Shore finally has a full-service grocery store in its new Local Market, which brings fresh produce, ready-made foods and packaged goods to the neighborhood.

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Take A Peek Inside Cards Against Humanity’s Chicago Board Game Cafe (It’s Open!)

The cafe's vault is packed with more than 300 games. Find out which games are on tap.

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How Can Businesses Better Serve Trans Workers And Customers? Andersonville Shops Unite To Learn How

Saturday's workshop will help businesses improve customer service and workplace inclusivity for the transgender community.

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SBK Dog Club Brings Cage-Free Boarding, Grooming, Walking Services To Wicker Park

Cage-free boarding helps dogs feel more comfortable during overnight boarding, SBK co-owner Lana Akhmedova said.