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Homegirl’s Hummus Brings West Lawn Woman’s Passion For Hummus To Local Farmers Markets

Niehla Ollie began experimenting with hummus flavors when she lived in Los Angeles. Now, she makes her brand out of a commercial kitchen near Midway Airport.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Meet The Friends Behind Salsa Compañera, Whose Salsa Macha Has Become A Farmers Market Must-Have

Two friends who met at a dinner party launched a salsa brand that's been selling out at the Logan Square Farmers Market.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

The Race To Mackinac Sets Sail This Weekend, And A 92-Year-Old Captain Is Set To Tie Record For Most Macs Ever

Gene McCarthy sailed his first Race To Mackinac in 1953. He'll tie the record with a crew that includes his daughter and grandson.

Downtown

After Decades On The Water, De La Salle Coach Brings Sailing Program To His Students

“It’s great knowing we’re getting on the water after school," said one student of Coach Robel McMiller's new sailing program.

Bronzeville, Near South Side