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Veloria Coffee Aims To Open Six Corners Roastery And Cafe Focused On Sustainability And Freshness

Ron Eric Edrosa walked into a cafe and bought an exquisite cup of joe. When he returned, the coffee was terrible. So, he learned to roast coffee — and now plans to open a cafe.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Latest Six Corners Development Proposal Gets Panned By Neighbors For Being Too Suburban With Too Many Parking Lots

Neighbors criticized the $80 million project, saying it was proposing more than 300 parking spaces but not enough public space or residential units.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Wildlight Yoga Studio Moves Into New Six Corners Location As It Celebrates 3 Years Of Business

Wildlight Yoga studio, one of the few locally-owned yoga studios in the Far Northwest Side, is back to in-person teaching but will still offer virtual classes.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Sears Redevelopment Gets Full City Council Approval

Supporters hope the long-anticipated project will help revive the prominent Northwest Side intersection and draw in more businesses.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Ald. Jim Gardiner Used His Power To Seek Revenge Against His Critics, New Texts Show

When a mom commented about him on Facebook, Gardiner sent city inspectors to her door. When a business owner organized a protest, Gardiner got old police reports about him — and planned to leak them to a neighborhood Facebook group.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Sears Project Nears City Council Approval After Surviving Affordable Housing Debate

The project has been praised for its potential to revive the once-thriving retail district, but the lack of affordable units has drawn criticism.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Plan To Turn Six Corners Sears Into Luxury Apartments Gets Key Approval From City Hall

Commissioners unanimously approved the project. Ald. Jim Gardiner said the plan is not perfect but it's much-needed progress for the area.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Senior Living Facility Construction Ahead Of Schedule, Finally Filling Hated ‘Hole’ On Northwest Side

The development is set to be completed by fall 2022. An Aldi and another retail tenant will be housed in the ground floor.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

As Six Corners Sears Overhaul Inches Forward, Some Northwest Siders Celebrate Luxury Apartment Plan — But Others Worry About Affordability

Of 209 luxury apartments planned for the vacant Sears building, just six will be affordable, according to the zoning application. It won't be subject to the city's new affordability ordinance, which goes into effect in October.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Neighbors Applaud Six Corners Sears Redevelopment At 1st Public Meeting But Call For More Affordable Housing, Traffic Study

The redevelopment of the old Sears building, which has sat empty since 2018, will bring more density and business to Six Corners, Ald. Jim Gardiner said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Irish Sports Pub Gracie O’Malley’s Opens Six Corners Location Friday

Gracie O'Malley's, which opens Friday, will have a wide selection of craft beers, a full kitchen, 16 TVs and other amenities.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Some Six Corners Groups Get Early Look At Sears Redevelopment Plan, But Reporters And Other Residents Shut Out

"When you are already rolling things out to neighbor organizations, that means it is ready for public input," a local urban planner said. But Ald. Jim Gardiner has consistently shut the media and public out of local development meetings.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Neighbors Worry Latest Six Corners Development Plan Could Bring The Suburbs To Portage Park And Hurt Local Businesses

A developer wants to bring an Amazon Fresh grocery store and up to 36 apartments to the old Peoples Gas site at Six Corners, but neighbors are wary of its benefit to the community.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Residents Near Six Corners Petition For Stop Sign, Speed Camera After Drivers Keep Jumping Curb

Despite a car crashing into a day care center and other incidents, neighbors say Ald. Jim Gardiner's office has been unresponsive to their concerns about the dangerous intersection.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Sears Site To Be Sold, Unknown If $200 Million Redevelopment Plan Will Continue

The owner of the former Six Corners Sears is in the process of selling the site to Novak Construction, Ald. Jim Gardiner said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Northwestern Buying Entire Old Irving Park Block — Including The Former Sabatino’s Building

The shuttered Sabatino’s will be demolished along with The Fairbrother Funeral Home and two apartment buildings on Irving Park Road.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Will ‘The Hole’ At Six Corners Finally Be Filled? Alderman Says He Now Backs The Plan

After the developer tweaked plans for the vacant Six Corners site, Ald. Jim Gardiner said he's ready for the project to move forward.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Hats Plus, The Six Corners Institution That Went Online, Is Closing Up Shop

Hats Plus closed its Six Corners shop in February 2018 but had stayed alive by selling its remaining inventory online.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Sears Overhaul Gets Alderman’s Approval, Though Tensions Over Corner’s Future Remain

More than 400 apartments are coming to the former Sears location at Six Corners, but just 3 percent of those units will be affordable.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Sears Would Be Saved, Turned Into Apartments And Retail Under Newly Revealed Plans

The 81-year-old Art Deco building would be renovated and expanded, and a 10-story apartment building would go up nearby, adding 434 rental units to the neighborhood.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
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