Swap O Rama’s manager, Pat Burns, 64, stands for a portrait with one of his longtime employees, Fabian Plascencia, on July 25, 2019. (Photo: Max Herman)Max Herman/City Bureau

Ditch The Mall, Head To Swap-O-Rama: Chicago’s ‘Grandaddy Of Flea Markets’ Has Something For Everyone

From antiques and tools to original art, you can find everything under the sun at this sprawling Back of the Yards market.

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After Kushner Blames Coronavirus Failures On States, Pritzker Fires Back: ‘It’s Called The UNITED States of America’

"What the heck has the Trump administration been doing over the last three-and-a-half years?" Mayor Lori Lightfoot added.

Wear A Mask If You Leave Your Home, Gov. Pritzker Says

"Wearing something to cover your face is a good idea based upon what the science says," the governor said.

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53 More People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Cases Surge To Nearly 9,000

There have now been 210 deaths in the state and 8,904 confirmed cases.