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Albany Park’s Green Spaces Plant Shop Up For Sale A Year After Opening 

Hanan Khrawish opened her shop in December 2021 and won a local business award, but she has struggled to stay afloat. "I had to put this on the market because the business was just plummeting."

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Shop Local 2022: A Lincoln Square, North Center, Albany Park, Irving Park And Ravenswood Gift Guide

From hand-poured candles to David Bowie-themed board games, shops in the Lincoln Square area are packed full of potential gifts.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

16 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Christkindlmarket, Zoo Lights, A Pub Crawl And More

You can also learn how to salsa dance, attend a vintage festival, watch a comedy show, sleep over at The Shedd and more.

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Ms. Ella’s Healing Kitchen Brings Holistic Healing, Hip Hop And Vegan Food To Albany Park

The pop-up business grew out of the owners' efforts to host hip-hop jam sessions with meditation and home-cooked vegan food.

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35th Ward Residents Can Get Their Catalytic Converters Painted At Deterrence Event This Week

This week’s event is the latest go at the Police Department’s spray-painting strategy, held to cut down on skyrocketing catalytic converter thefts.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Voters Want To Reopen City’s Closed Mental Health Clinics. An Alderperson Says She’ll Use Momentum To Revive Stalled Plan

The referendum question on Tuesday's ballot in three wards was non-binding, but Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez said the vote will help her revive her stalled plan to help Chicagoans in crisis.

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Northwest Side Bike Shop Cog Cycles Now Sells Yarn And Holds Knitting Workshops: ‘It’s Yarn Season’

The North Park bike shop launched its yarn retail side to further build community.

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Sisters’ Albany Park Charcuterie Boards Showcase Their Love For Hispanic Heritage And The Holidays

De Charcuterie Sisters are creating custom Halloween charcuterie boards inspired by horror icons and their heritage.

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Homeowners Hit Hard By September’s ‘Supercell’ Storm And Flooding Won’t Get Federal Relief

Nearly 2,000 North Side residents reported flooding in their basements after the September storm overwhelmed city sewers and created flash floods.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Halloween And Día De Los Muertos In Chicago 2022: 70+ Events To Celebrate Around The City

There are trunk-or-treat events for kids throughout the city, Halloween parades, haunted houses and more this Halloween weekend.

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Haunted Chicago: Here’s Some Of Our Favorite Neighborhood Halloween Decorations

PHOTOS: Check out how Chicagoans have decked out homes across the city for Halloween.

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Hermes Cardona-Rios, Toddler Killed In Albany Park Hit-And-Run, Loved Dancing, Snacks, His Baby Sister And The Family Dog

The driver of a pickup truck hit Hermes and did not stop. “It’s still so truly sad that a child was cut down like that before he even had a chance to live his life," his godfather said.

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Police Search For Truck After Toddler Killed In Albany Park Hit-And-Run, As Family Launches GoFundMe For Funeral

The 17-month-old boy climbed out of a car he was in and walked into the street where the driver of a pick up truck hit him, police said. The driver fled the scene.

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City Officials Want To Get September ‘Supercell’ Storm Declared A Disaster To Qualify For Federal Aid

Many neighbors and business owners whose homes flooded during the Sept. 11 have found their insurance doesn't cover the damage. City officials say they're seeking federal funding to help.

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‘Eyesore,’ Sinking Boat Removed Almost A Year After It Got Stuck On Chicago River

Neighbors long complained the boat — which had flipped over and was slowly sinking — attracted gawkers, led to debris piling up and harmed wildlife.

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Northwest Side Residents Can Get Flooding Questions Answered At Thursday’s Community Meeting

Ald. Samantha Nugent is co-hosting a public meeting with city representatives from various departments and climate change groups to get clarity and advice on the "supercell" floods.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

‘Supercell’ Storm Soaks Chicago, Causing Massive Flooding Amid Torrential Downpour

PHOTOS: The flooding caused cars to stall and water pipes to burst across the city, leaving hundreds with soggy basements and entire city blocks under water.

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Migrants From Texas Need Clothes, Gift Cards And Cellphones. Here’s How To Donate

“This has really been an all-in moment for many of our organizations. It’s really forced us to change the way normally operate for this past week, for sure," one nonprofit spokesman said.

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You Can Make Ribbon Skirts For Indigenous Teens At Indian American Center Workshop

The program is free and meets Wednesdays through Sept. 21. Volunteers learn how to make the skirts and about Indigenous culture.

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Want A Candle That Smells Like The Queen Of England? New Albany Park Shop Scent Queens Has You Covered

The couple behind Scent Queens Candle Co. & Apothecary Shoppe began making candles for fun, but the pandemic led to them growing their hobby into a business.

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