Meg Wolf, longtime employee at Cloud Vapor Lounge, one of many small businesses located across from the rising complex.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Luxury Apartments At The Old Megamall Site Are Nearly Ready, And Local Businesses Are Hopeful … And Wary

"We are very hopeful that this is going to bring a lot of traffic in the area. … I really hope these small businesses on the strip can survive to watch that happen," one longtime employee said.

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What Should Chicago’s New Piping Plover Chicks Be Named? A Contest Is Taking Suggestions

Suggested names for Monty and Rose's new chicks must reflect Chicago's "heritage, culture and diversity," according to the birder group.

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Replay Andersonville Shuts Down Temporarily After Waiter Tests Positive For Coronavirus

"We should all expect it at some point, that someone tests positive," the owner of Replay said. "By being intelligent about it, we can live with the virus."