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Happy Village For Sale Again — This Time, For $1.75 Million

The dive bar sold to Chicago-based Out To Lunch Hospitality last year for $1.5 million.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Support Our 100 Percent Union Weed Spa And ‘We’ll Do Right By You,’ Owners Tell West Town Neighbors

All jobs at the proposed dispensary/clinic/spa/restaurant will be union, the owners told neighbors Monday.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Roots Owners Will Pitch Weed-Infused Spa Idea To West Town Neighbors On Monday

Fifty/50 co-founder and co-owner Scott Weiner said his group is partnering with former 47th Ward Ald. Ameya Pawar on what would be a cannabis restaurant, wellness spa and medical clinic.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Happy Village Ping Pong Room Will Become Restaurant Seating Under Latest Plan From New Owners

The group initially planned to sell the side lot while expanding restaurant seating upstairs, but zoning rules will not allow them to sell the side lot.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Happy Village Sale And Renovation Gets Support Of Neighbors After Retiring Owner Makes Her Pitch

"I am the one that kept that bar stable for 55 years," said Cherlyn Pilch, who needs city approval to transfer her liquor license.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Happy Village Overhaul Into Upscale Tavern, Restaurant Draws Vote Tonight

After a heated meeting in August, the East Village Association postponed their vote to October 1st.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Happy Village Sale And Rehab Draws Passionate But Divided Reaction From Bar’s Fans

"A lot of people have strong feelings about this bar, for understandable reasons and I do, too. I just think people need to be realistic," said East Village Association president Michael VanDam.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town