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Beef And Brandy Owner Makes His Return With Lakeview’s Port & Park

Steve Salameh's State Street spot closed last year, but he couldn’t leave the restaurant industry behind.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Bridgeport’s Ramova Theatre Gets City Funding Help — And A Look Inside Shows How Much Work Lies Ahead

As developers clear their first hurdle on the $23 million project, Block Club Chicago got a look inside the dilapidated theater.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Soup’s On In Bridgeport, Where Top Chicago Chefs Will Dish Up Bottomless Bowls For Charity

Michelin-starred chefs and home cooks alike are making unique concoctions for the Souper Bowl’s third iteration.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Lakeview’s Extravagant First Dog Park Could Feature Lazy River, Waterfall — But How Much Will It Cost?

With the park district’s support, neighbors are seeking community input on the design.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Upset Neighbors Argue Against Proposed Food Plant Near Bubbly Creek — Until Someone Shuts Off The Meeting’s Lights

At a heated community meeting in Bridgeport Wednesday night, neighbors questioned whether the construction of a food processing plant was a done deal.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Plans For $23 Million Revival Of Bridgeport’s Ramova Theatre Revealed — And Neighbors Are Thrilled

In addition to the theater, the Duck Inn's Kevin Hickey will bring back the Ramova Grill and include throwback favorites like chili and tamales.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Is The Ramova Theatre Finally Coming Back To Life? Plan For Bridgeport Spot Includes Venue, Brewery, More

The Duck Inn's Kevin Hickey and other neighborhood heavy hitters are behind the plan, which will be shared with neighbors later this month.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Chicago Teachers Holding Craft Market This Weekend To Earn Back Some Lost Strike Pay

The Martin will host the pop-up market, with local teachers selling everything from scarves to succulents.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Cubby Bear Getting Funky This Weekend With Debut Of Artsy Git Lit Funk Fest

The Wrigleyville venue is looking to expand its offerings at the rapidly changing corner of Clark and Addison.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Live Updates From Day 3 Of The Chicago Teachers Strike: Ongoing Talks And A Really Long Picket Line

The Chicago Teachers Strike enters its second week.


Lakeview Speakeasy, Board Of Trade Vaults Unlocked For Open House Chicago

The citywide event will let visitors glimpse hundreds of fascinating buildings this weekend, including these super-exclusive spots in Lakeview, Lincoln Park and Downtown.


Bridgeport Restaurant, Neighborhood Staple For Decades, Up For Sale As Owner Plans To Retire

The news hits just days after another neighborhood icon, Bridgeport Bakery, announced plans to close.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

‘Game of Thrones’ Stars Visit Alinea, And Chef Grant Achatz Geeked Out

The longtime fan of the hit series served Kit Harrington and Gwendoline Christie a dessert on his replica Longclaw sword.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Eataly’s First New Permanent Restaurant In 6 Years Will Let Diners Pick Marketplace Products For Their Meal

Shoppers can pick their own seafood and Italian meats at the marketplace's counters and have chefs prepare it at the restaurant.

River North, Gold Coast, Near North Side