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Corporate Grocer At Prime Lincoln Square Intersection Would Be ‘Atomic Bomb’ For Local Businesses, Critics Say. But Can It Be Stopped?

Developers proposed putting a grocery store in the Fifth Third Bank building at Lawrence and Western avenues, but no details have been shared because a zoning change isn't needed. Still, neighbors want their voices heard.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Garfield Park Chamber Demands City Allow Longtime Grocery & Liquor Store To Reopen

One of only two Black-owned liquor stores in East Garfield Park, One Eleven was a victim of gentrification, some neighbors say. But citing nearby crime, other residents fought for it to be closed.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Grocery Store Shut Down By City Because Of Crime, Leaving Neighbors With One Less Fresh Food Option

The city revoked the store's license for allegedly failing to comply with a safety plan the city mandated after several shootings in the area.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Inspired By Little Free Libraries, Artists Turn Vacant West Side Building Into Free Grocery Store

The markets are stocked with food donated by neighbors and nonprofits hoping to make the art projects a permanent resource.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Austin Teens Are Turning A Liquor Store Into A Pop-Up Food Market

The project aims to address the lack of healthy food options on the West Side, which is considered a food desert.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

South Side Grocer And Pharmacy Still Closed? Here Are Some Open Stores, Plus Where To Get Prescription Help

Here are some open stores for South Siders. Know of others? Let us know by emailing jamie@blockclubchi.org .

Englewood, Chatham

Grocery Stores Roll Out Senior Shopping Hours So They Can Avoid Coronavirus Crowds

Jewel-Osco, Mariano's, Whole Foods and Target are setting aside special hours for seniors so they can shop before shelves are emptied.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop