Articles By Justin Laurence

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

New CPS Athletic Field Near Diversey Driving Range Would Fix Notoriously Flooded Field, Officials Say

If all goes well the field could open next fall, but neighbors who live close to the field worry it will attract rowdy adult sports leagues.

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

Emporium Arcade Owners Bail On Plan To Expand MOCA Weed Dispensary In Logan Square

The dispensary was burglarized earlier this month and the burglar made off with more than $100,000 in cash, police said.

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Massive Wrigleyville Weed Dispensary Planned For Barleycorn Approved By City Council

Cresco Labs, which is billing the dispensary as "one of the largest dispensaries in the world," still needs a special-use permit before it can open.

Roseland, Pullman Primary category in which blog post is published

Developer Aims To Open Indoor Weed Farm Near Pullman

Ald. Michelle Harris asked for a vote on the zoning change to be delayed for now so she can gather more community input.

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

PharmaCann Eyes Old Logan Square Bank Building For New Weed Dispensary

If approved, PharmaCann would be the neighborhood's second weed dispensary along Milwaukee Avenue.

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Why Is Legal Weed So Expensive? Low Supply, High Demand And Big Tax Driving Chicago’s Pricey Pot

Officials say prices will come down when supply catches up to demand. But for now, some buyers are treating legal weed like a special bottle of whiskey.

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Plan To Let Chicagoans Smoke Weed In Bring-Your-Own-Pot Smoke Shops Delayed For Now

Downtown Ald. Brendan Reilly said he doesn’t see how any shop will be able to profit with the city's proposed restrictions and upfront costs.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Is Your Weed Shop Open? All But One Dispensary Closed To Recreational Customers After Supply Wiped Out

Seven-hour lines, high taxes and low supply have some Chicagoans going back to their weed dealer.