Openings & Closings

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

Lincoln Park »

Drink and Eat Downstairs, Sleep Upstairs: New Tavern Offers Unique Lodging

The White Oak Tavern and Inn was inspired by a trip to Rome.

Hyde Park »

Promontory Quietly Opens Two Days Ahead of Schedule

The new restaurant and venue from the owners of the Empty Bottle and Longman & Eagle is now open.

Wicker Park »

Massage Envy Spa Franchise Expands to Wicker Park's Damen Avenue

Replacing a shuttered dry cleaners, the spa will count PNC Bank, Lou Malnati's among its neighbors.

Rogers Park »

Giving Tree Toys to Sell 'Classic' Toys on Clark Street

Giving Tree Toys opens Friday at 7020 N. Clark St.

Logan Square »

Fresh MarketPlace Grocery Set for September Opening in Logan Square

The new grocery store on the border of Logan Square and Bucktown will open in a renovated building.

West Loop »

Bar Takito to Open in West Loop Next Month With More than 'Just Tacos'

The new Takito spot has a tentative Aug. 13 opening at 201 N. Morgan St.

Lincoln Park »

Vapiano Closes on Clark, Boards up Windows

A restaurant executive said the company will be focusing on high-trafficked downtown areas.

Hyde Park »

Promontory Restaurant Will Open on July 23

Chef Jared Wentworth is promising a menu centered around veal, marrow, milk and thyme.

Edgewater »

Cookies and Carnitas Opens Cafe, Brews Coffee From Chicago Roasters

The sweets-and-pork joint opened its restaurant in December.

Hyde Park »

Cafe 57 Owners Texted to Say Coffee Shop Would Close, Metra Says

The cafe closed after a year in operation next to the 57th Street Metra stop.

Wicker Park »

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Coming to Wicker Park

The Milwaukee Avenue shop will be Jeni's second Chicago location.

Wicker Park »

Umami Burger Holds Downtown Job Fair for New Wicker Park Outpost

Scheduled for Tuesday through Friday, the job fair is seeking to fill several positions.

Wicker Park »

Mr. Kite's Chocolate Moves to Wicker Park After 27 Years in Gold Coast

Ice cream, chocolates, cupcakes, taffy apples and toffee are among the shop's sweet offerings.

Lakeview »

PetSmart Opening Lakeview Location in October, Company Says

The national retail chain will open its first Lakeview location in Halsted Flats, 3740 N. Halsted St.