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Long-Awaited Wrigleyville Culver’s Plan Is Dead, Alderman Says

Cubs fans have been teased with a Culver's on Clark Street since 2014, but those plans have "fallen through."

Plan To Transform Morton Salt Building Into Riverfront Music Venue, Office Space Gets Early Approval

Other projects approved by the key city commission include an affordable housing complex in Bronzeville, a micro hotel in Fulton Market and a trail redevelopment near the Chicago History Museum in Lincoln Park.

Loyola Creates Rule Of Law Institute Thanks To $6 Million Gift

Loyola Trustee Barry McCabe's grant will establish the institute, which will focus on issues of equal rights and ethical law practices.

Horner Park Coil Mound Could Break Ground In Spring After Army Corps Of Engineers Approval

A fundraiser for the Horner Park mound went live Monday. Organizers plan to start building the mound once they've raised $75,000.

City’s New Fulton Market Plan Includes Bike Lanes On Hubbard And Residential Development North Of Lake

City officials and Ald. Walter Burnett want neighbors to weigh in on the plan at a virtual meeting Thursday.

Logan Square Weed Shop Gets Key Approval To Open In Historical Milwaukee Avenue Bank

The Zoning Board of Appeals also approved plans for the CTA to build a power station in Avondale to boost capacity on the overcrowded Blue Line and for an Avondale weed shop to expand.

Cubs-Themed Big League Burgers Opens In Irving Park

The restaurant and bar is open for patio dining, delivery and takeout. Big League's owner hopes it becomes a destination for sports fans once indoor dining restrictions are lifted.

Logan Square Weed Dispensary Planned For Milwaukee Avenue Bank Goes Before Key City Panel

The Zoning Board of Appeals will also consider a new CTA substation in Avondale to speed up Blue Line service and a consignment shop/cafe on Diversey.

Boxcar Betty’s Opening Second Chicago Location In Bucktown

The Charleston-based restaurant is moving into the former home of Lillie’s Q at 1856 W. North Ave.

Gino’s East In Lakeview Closed, Will Become Gotham Bagels By Day And Italian Spot At Night

Bravo Restaurants said Gino's East was not doing well through the pandemic, so they are bringing in two spots that have thrived: Gotham Bagels and Eduardo's Enoteca.

Scaled-Back Avondale Apartment Project Wins Neighbors’ Support, Overcoming ‘Rough’ Start

Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th) indicated he plans to grant the developers a zoning change to rehab and redevelop a long-vacant six-unit apartment building at 2901 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Developer Aims To Convert Vacant Lot To Commercial Building In East Pilsen

The project would include 176 parking spaces, according to paperwork filed with the city.

Developer Proposing Apartments Claims Part Of Lincoln Park Building Is Empty — But 3 Tenants Are There

"In the end, one fact remains indisputable, which is that the claim that there are no tenants on the second floor of the building ... is not truthful," one business owner said.

Uptown Apartment Building, Which Would Neighbor New Double Door Location, Gets Key City Approval

Developer Cedar Street received Plan Commission approval for a 62-unit apartment building and the redevelopment of a theater that is to host rock club Double Door.

Wicker Park Neighbors OK 38-Unit Western Avenue Condo Project As Part Of Slate Of Zoning Proposals

Neighborhood leaders met Tuesday to review several proposals, though the Wicker Park Committee as a whole will cast formal votes on the issues next month.

Century-Old Ravenswood Church Would Be Converted Into Apartment Complex Under Developer’s Plan

Ald. Matt Martin (47th) is gathering neighborhood feedback before he decides to support or reject the project’s zoning request.

Grocery Chain Eyes Uptown For 1st Chicago Location, Taking Over Spot Intended For Treasure Island

Plainfield-based grocery store Peter Rubi will open in the 811 Uptown development's retail space, which has sat vacant since 2018.

Logan Square’s Sip Of Hope, Where Baristas Are Mental Health Experts, Inspires New NBC Comedy

"Our work is so inspiring in general, but then to be working ... with these individuals, it's taking it to another level," Sip of Hope founder Jonny Boucher said.

Should A 7-Story Apartment Building Come To Rogers Park Side Street? Neighbors Are Mixed

A development would replace a vacant lot near the lakefront in Rogers Park, but some neighbors fear it is out of scale with the area.

Neighbors Thank ‘Eddie The Mailman,’ Who Just Retired After 45 Years, By Gift-Wrapping A Mail Box

“We’ve grown to really appreciate him because of his kindness and positive attitude. And most importantly, he never got the mail wrong," said one neighbor.

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