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Lan’s Old Town Shut Down — Again — After Hosting Second Maskless Party In 2 Months

Lan's Old Town hosted 27 people who weren't wearing masks for a party Valentine's Day weekend, city inspectors found.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Chatham’s Soul Vegetarian To Reopen As Soul Veg City In March With Remodeled Building, Expanded Menu

Now called Soul Veg City, the popular vegan eatery is "going to be the best-looking, best-feeling place south of 12th Street,” one of the owners said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

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."

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Steingold’s Relocating To Southport Corridor, Giving Classic Jewish Deli A Bigger Kitchen And Menu

The modern Jewish Deli is moving from North Center to 3737 N. Southport Ave., just two doors north of the Music Box Theatre, in February.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Bucktown Chick-Fil-A Opening This Week Across From Shuttered Vienna Beef Factory

The new Chick-fil-A will neighbor Drive Shack, a riverfront driving range replacing the recently closed Vienna Beef Factory.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

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

Devil Dawgs Closing Original Storefront In Lincoln Park After 10 Years

The hot dog chain is celebrating 10 years in the neighborhood by giving away $1 hot dogs on Thursday.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

This South Side Restaurant Is Letting People Pay What They Can To Feed Those In Need, Keep Workers On Staff

Bridgeport's Kimski will distribute as many as 2,000 meals weekly through the winter. "We're trying to do this because there are no real relief programs [for restaurants] out there."

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Albany Park Restaurant Crawl Goes Online Due To Coronavirus, With Prizes Available Through November

Ordering takeout or delivery from dozens of local restaurants can enter you in weekly drawings for prizes given out by the Albany Park Chamber Of Commerce.

Albany Park

Edgewater Neighbors Raise $18,000 For Broadway Cellars To Help Fine Dining Bistro Survive Coronavirus

The Foleys have kept Broadway Cellars afloat with their own cash. Now, neighbors are helping the owners make sure they survive the winter.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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

Culver’s Set To Open Next Spring In Ravenswood

Neighbors have been eagerly awaiting the opening of the Culver’s at 1819 W. Montrose Ave. since last summer.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

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

Jade Court’s Longtime Fans Propel A Successful Opening Day For Its Hyde Park Reboot

The Cantonese restaurant on Racine Avenue closed after the death of founder Eddy Cheung, who also ran Phoenix Restaurant in Chinatown. After a year off, the family reopened Jade Court Friday at Harper Court in Hyde Park.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Parson’s Chicken & Fish Expanding Into Andersonville, With Plans For Spring Opening

Parson's is taking over the former space of Stone Fox, which closed abruptly last December.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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

Fed Up With Late Night Bar Tai’s Til 4, Lakeview Neighbors Push For Booze Ban On Block In Election

Some neighbors blame Tai's Til 4 for a fatal shooting outside the bar in February and pushed for the dry-precinct ballot measure to shut the bar down.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

New Restaurant Opening Across From California Blue Line In Logan Square

The new eatery, which will have a market component, is taking over the former Township spot at 2200 N. California Ave.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Uptown’s Big Chicks, Tweet Close After Regular Comes To Bar Sick, Later Tests Positive For Coronavirus: ‘My Poor Staff’

The customer came to Big Chicks to celebrate his birthday — after feeling sick and getting a coronavirus test earlier in the week, according to the business owner.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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