Esam Hani parked his van on the sidewalk outside of one of his businesses, Red Star Liquor at 2725 N. Milwaukee Ave., to prevent from theft and vandalism. Provided

Logan Square Business Owner Camps Out To Prevent Looting: ‘You Have To Protect What’s Yours’

Esam Hani recruited about 10 friends, family members and employees to help him stand guard Sunday night from 4:30 p.m. until about 2 a.m. to prevent people from damaging his businesses.

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Who Will Win? $10 Million ‘Chicago Prize’ To Be Awarded To A Community-Led Project Thursday

Six South and West Side neighborhood coalitions are vying for the prize, which will fund one group's plans to create housing, jobs programs, health centers and more critical resources for underserved communities.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Logan Square Target Finally Opening This Month

The store's soft opening is Aug. 12 and grand opening is Aug. 16, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Lakefront Restaurants Get OK To Reopen — But Beaches Still Closed

At least five beachfront restaurants will open this weekend for the first time this summer.