Cornel Ladan Jr. will close Cas Hardware in February after 41 years in business.Joe Ward/Block Club Chicago

Andersonville’s Cas Hardware Closing Next Month After 41 Years: ‘It’s Hard To Leave All This’

Owner Cornel Ladan Jr. will retire in February after operating the business with his wife since 1979.

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For Parents Of Children With Disabilities, Remote Learning Feels Like Another Full-Time Job

Chicago Public Schools has pledged this year will be better for students in special education. But it’s still unclear how the district will provide some services virtually.

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Developers Break Ground On 26-Story, 11-Story Apartment Towers In West Loop

The project will bring 500 new apartments to West Randolph Street near Union Park.

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Francis Parker School Says It Won’t Buy More Neighborhood Property — For Now

Representatives from the private school said they have no immediate plans to buy more property, but they will hold onto their units in another condo building for "long-term planning."