Articles By George Slefo

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Exchequer Restaurant And Pub Turns 50 — But Its History As A Capone-Run Bar And Brothel Goes Back Even Further

The family-run restaurant at has seen the neighborhood completely transform since it opened in 1969: "We had baseball bats behind the bar and had to kick people out like crazy.”

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Tired Of Piles Of Trash Near Sedgwick Brown Line, Resident Starts His Own Garbage Pick Up Service

Brian Wassel couldn't stand the trash anymore, so he became a one-man Streets & San crew (with an assist from a nearby worker).