Openings & Closings

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DNAinfo tracks the restaurants and small businesses that open and close in your neighborhood.

West Loop »

Wise Owl Planning to Perch on Racine in September

Spot at 324 S. Racine Ave. was once occupied by Ethyl's, Stanley's and Tutto Orsi.

River North »

RPM Steak, Featuring $155 Tomahawk Steak, Opens for Dinner Service Tuesday

The steakhouse backed by part-time Chicago celebrities Giuliana and Bill Rancic opens at 4 p.m. Aug. 26.

Lincoln Square »

Gideon Welles Owners Say, 'We Want People To Forget Latitude'

Gideon Welles brings new name, new owners, new menu and new attitude to space once occupied by Latitude.

Wicker Park »

New Fast Food Spot 'The Hat' Opens in Former Currency Exchange

The first wave of customers has included construction workers, neighborhood people and cab drivers.

Uptown »

Chicago Hoops Star Bobby Dixon Opens Bobby Dee's Barber and Hair Salon

The Uptown establishment represents the overseas MVP's first venture into the business world.

Lincoln Square »

Lincoln Square Storefront Shakeup Has Savvy Seconds on the Move

Savvy Seconds' move is part of a shakeup that includes the closing of De'O Fave'nte and Exclusive Gifts.

Mt. Greenwood »

Antonios Cafe and Restaurant Hopes to Recapture Magic in Mount Greenwood

Antonios Cafe and Restaurant opened quietly on Tuesday, replacing the former Magic Restaurant.

Old Town »

Trader Quits Wall Street to Open Old Town Juice Bar

Real Good Juice Co. opened last week in Old Town.

Wicker Park »

Prasino Shutters, Leaving 50 Staffers 'Heartbroken,' Worker Says

A Facebook post on Monday evening said only, "Sorry, we've closed."

Lakeview »

Former Naf Naf Manager Hopes to Launch Panini Chain

The Panini Republic, 500 W. Diversey Pkwy., will open in early September. Sandwiches are $5.75-$6.95.

Wicker Park »

Rudy's Roundup Shop To End Sales of Wacky Stuff in Wicker Park

Like the shuttered Uncle Fun, Rudy's sold an eclectic array of goods.

Hyde Park »

New Balance Shoes Coming to Hyde Park

The owner said he wanted to connect with South Side runners and was attracted to Hyde Park's hustle.

Rogers Park »

Indie Grocer Clark St. Market to Close, Owner Says

The store at 7007 N. Clark St. opened in 2012.

Wicker Park »

New Wicker Park Indian Eatery Columbus' Curry Puts Call Out for Workers

The owner said he is "open to anyone who has a good attitude and is looking to work hard and learn."

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