Articles By Hannah Alani

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Midwest Coast Brewing Opens On Near West Side With Brother-Sister Team At The Helm

The dog-friendly brewery is owned by Cameron Compton and his sister Lanie Veckman.

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Woman Who Got Racist ‘Me Love You Long Time’ Email From Potential Employer Now Has A Great Job: Helping Chinese Immigrants

"I'm happy I had the courage to say something. It is OK to speak out. It is OK to speak truths, to say this type of behavior is not OK."

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Ron Swanson-Themed Brunch Spot Whisk Hopes To Reopen This Weekend Following City Shutdown

"We want to thank the neighbors for the continued support all this years," Whisk co-owner Rick Rodriguez said.

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The Rookery Closes In West Town, Owners Blame People Craving ‘The New’ All Of The Time

The decision to close followed "countless hours agonizing over the pros and cons of keeping the business open," the owners wrote in a Facebook post.

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Wicker Park Target Can Now Sell Booze After Moreno-Era Liquor Ban Lifted

Put in place by former 1st Ward Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno on Dec. 12, 2018, the moratorium prevented the sale of packaged liquor between Wood Street and Milwaukee Avenue.

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Damn Fine Coffee, Owned By Former Atomix Barista, Will Expand To Replace The West Town Cafe Next Year

Damn Fine Coffee's Josh Miller has a special connection to Atomix; he worked there in the early 2010s. Damn Fine's Logan Square cafe will remain open as well.

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Atomix Coffee Shop Closing After 19 Years On Chicago Avenue In West Town

The owner of the cafe said many longtime customers could no longer afford to live in the neighborhood, which ultimately led to its demise.

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Hattie B’s Hot Chicken Coming To Big Star As 1-Day Pop-Up Plans Grow By Popular Demand

In addition to extending its Sept. 22 hours at Dove's Luncheonette, Hattie B's will serve takeout chicken sandwiches at Big Star.