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Brown Sugar Bakery
Brown Sugar Bakery

Brown Sugar Bakery Faces $20,000 In Repairs After Hit-And-Run Driver Plows Into Building — But Owner Is Getting Support

The Sunday morning crash damaged the storefront, an art installation and the bakery's cooler. “I can get knocked down and get back up, and that’s an important thing for business people to be able to do,” owner Stephanie Hart said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Brown Sugar Bakery Owner To Expand Her Life Is Sweet Candy Business At Former Cupid Candies Factory Thanks To Grant

Stephane Hart bought the Cupid Candies factory in 2020 and launched her own candy line. With the Chicago Community Trust grant, she can accelerate renovation of the building and bring more jobs to her community.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chatham’s 5 Loaves Eatery Shut Down Because Of Money Trouble. Now, The Owners Are Trying To Get Back On Their Feet

Restaurant 5 Loaves Eatery was forced to close in September. The family-owned business is trying to raise $85,000 to reopen the neighborhood staple.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Jade Court Restaurant To Celebrate 1st Year In Hyde Park With Dragon Dance Party

Jade Court has faced a hard first year in Hyde Park, but owner Carol Cheung plans to celebrate the milestone and attract new customers with a Saturday event.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Lightfoot Bets Phoenix Mayor The Chicago Sky Will Win Finals, Wagering Beer And South Side Treats

The Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury are battling for the WNBA Championship while their mayors duel for bragging rights and some of their cities' best goodies.

Citywide

Brown Sugar Bakery’s Owner Fought For Success — And Now She Owns Her Own Building

Seventeen years after opening Brown Sugar Bakery, owner Stephanie Hart has secured the keys to the building that is home to her bakery.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chatham’s Brown Sugar Bakery Gets A Surprise Visit From Vice President Kamala Harris

Harris, in town to support COVID vaccine equity, wanted to show her support for small businesses.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Brown Sugar Bakery In Grand Crossing Is Expanding To Austin … And They’re Hiring

Stephanie Hart plans to open her third location in August and aims to hire people who live in the neighborhood.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale