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City Council Approves $13.5 Million To Rehab Save A Lot Grocery Stores On South And West Sides

The stores range from West Lawn to Auburn Gresham to West Garfield Park. The move comes just days after Whole Foods closed its Englewood store.

Citywide

Pullman, Altgeld Gardens Could Get New 101-Room Hotel And Save A Lot Grocery Store

Developers want to build Hampton by Hilton Hotel on part of Pullman Park and a Save A Lot grocery store that could serve thousands of residents in a Far South Side food desert.

Roseland, Pullman

Black-Owned Company Will Bring 6 Grocery Stores To South, West Sides Where Save A Lots Closed

Yellow Banana received $13.5 million from the city to to buy and revitalize six grocery stores on the South and West sides. They are among 79 recipients of the city's Community Development Grant program,

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Black-Owned Company Wants To Reopen Closed South Side Save A Lot That ‘Did Not Meet Our Moral Standards’

Yellow Banana hopes to redesign the entire store and offer a greater variety of affordable food if it's able to acquire the vacant building.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

West Side Business Owner Gave Away Free Food After City Closed Save A Lot

The Feb. 11 food giveaway is aimed at helping those struggling with food insecurity following the sudden closure of Save A Lot in West Garfield Park.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

There Are No Grocery Stores Open In West Garfield Park After Save A Lot Shut Down By City Because Of Rats

The store had its license temporarily revoked by the city because of a rodent infestation, leaving residents with no local options to buy food. An Aldi store in the area abruptly shut down last year.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Harold’s Mild Sauce Is Being Sold At Grocery Stores — And It’s Already A Massive Hit

Bottles of the popular sauce can be found at Pete's Fresh Market and Walt's Food Center.

Citywide

Black-Owned Grocery Store Coming To Austin After Save A Lot Closes In West Side Food Desert

Forty Acres Fresh Market is expected to expand its pop-ups and delivery service into a full-service brick-and-mortar location at 5713 W. Chicago Ave.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Supermarket Chain Save A Lot Criticized For Closing Grocery Store In West Side Food Desert: ‘It’s Going To Be Rough’

Save A Lot representatives did not offer an explanation for why it is closing its Austin location, frustrating elected officials who said the company could have asked for help.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Bronzeville Save A Lot Is Permanently Closed

The store closed March 13 after a review that considered "a number of factors, including financial performance as well as strategic alignment with long-term plans," a spokesperson said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side