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Ravenswood’s Over Easy Cafe Closes Permanently After 15 Years: ‘We’ve Had A Great Run’

The beloved brunch spot on Damen Avenue had been closed since December.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Akira Closes Andersonville Clothing Store After Brutal Year For Local Retail

The chain closed its Clark Street location Sunday and is referring customers to its other area stores.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Sisters Behind El Metro Closing West Town Restaurant, But Another Taco Spot Coming To Corner

Veronica and Betty Romo are embarking on a career change — helping other small business owners navigate city bureaucracy. They're hosting a goodbye party Sunday with $2 tacos.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Don Chema, Logan Square Mexican Restaurant, Closes After Nearly 25 Years: ‘The Neighborhood Is Not The Same’

The owners' other restaurants — Chema's at 3434 W. North Ave. and La Catrina at 3924 W. Diversey Ave. — remain open. And one of the owners is opening a new restaurant on Fullerton Avenue.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Nookies’ Edgewater Location Closes Permanently While Lincoln Park, Old Town Spots Reopen

Nookies closed its locations at the beginning of the pandemic, and the Edgewater outpost will not reopen.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park’s The Common Cup Coffee Shop Closing This Week, Hints At Future Return

The Common Cup has been open for 13 years, but it's experienced hardships during the coronavirus pandemic.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Chicago Joe’s Closes Permanently; Owners Selling To Developer Who Wants To Build Million-Dollar Condos

The family-run restaurant opened in 1988 and the owners put the property up for sale in 2019.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Dante’s Pizzeria Closes Humboldt Park, Avondale Spots Due To Coronavirus, But Logan Square And New Pop-Up Are Open

The Logan Square location will absorb the delivery zone for Avondale customers, and the owners have opened an "extended pop-up" in West Town. "Our delivery footprint is only getting larger, not smaller," they wrote.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

West Loop Bar And Liquor Store 1340 Beer Wine Spirits Permanently Closing Thursday

The liquor shop and bar will close 9 p.m. Wednesday, owners announced in an emailed newsletter.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Wrigleyville’s The Dark Horse Closes Permanently: ‘COVID Is The Big Winner Here’

The Dark Horse Tap and Grille struggled to stay open throughout the coronavirus pandemic and ultimately closed its doors for good Sunday.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Fran’s Beef In Pilsen Set To Close After More Than 25 Years

"While we would have loved to stay in this community for another 25 years, our lease has ended,” the owners said in a note.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Longman & Eagle In Logan Square Closed Indefinitely Not Long After Reopening Sausage Shop

Employees at the popular farm-to-table restaurant made the call to close down, the owner said on social media: "When they say they're ready to call it, we trust them."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Scofflaw In Logan Square Closed For ‘Foreseeable Future’

The popular cocktail bar is the latest Chicago bar/restaurant to close for the winter as the coronavirus pandemic worsens.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Emerald City Coffee Closes Lakeview Cafe Due To Pandemic; Uptown Store To Remain Open

A GoFundMe campaign was set up to support workers who lost their jobs with the cafe's closure.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Lincoln Square’s Taco In A Bag Closes

The restaurant's owners hinted at a return but didn't provide details on that or why they decided to close.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Revolution Brewpub In Logan Square The Latest Chicago Restaurant To Close For Winter

"The public health crisis is now getting worse and it doesn't make any sense to just open the windows for fresh air and try to struggle further down this path right now," ownership wrote.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Band of Bohemia, Nation’s Only Michelin-Starred Gastropub, Closes After Filing For Bankruptcy

The closure also comes after a slew of anonymous allegations involving the gastropub's ownership and former chef were published on Instagram.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

These Chicago Restaurants Will Close For The Winter As Temperatures Drop And Pandemic Rages On

A growing number of Chicago restaurants and bars are opting to hibernate for the next six months so they can reopen when patio season resumes.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Hamburger Mary’s To Close After 14 Years In Andersonville, Will Seek New Location Post-Coronavirus

The iconic LGBTQ-friendly diner, which participated in the expanded outdoor dining program, will close Nov. 1.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Did Huettenbar Close For Good? Neighbors Worry As Beloved Lincoln Square Bar Goes Dark

The bar's signs were removed and neighbors saw items being moved out. Huettenbar's owner declined to answer questions about the beloved German bar's fate.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
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