Owner Mark Thomas said the closure was "bittersweet," but he's "starting fresh" in Avondale.
For two decades, the Vincent Babiarz Memorial Toy Drive has spread holiday cheer across the city.
People were protesting long before the Laquan McDonald video emerged ... and they still are.
Ald. Cappleman approved a plan to add townhomes and other changes earlier this month.
"How do we assure that we are effectively policing the police?" Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.
The gift shop has struggled to find its footing during its first year in business.
Ten armed robberies have been reported in the neighborhoods during the past two weeks, police said.
The Twelve Bars of Christmas bar crawl is set for Dec. 12.
The show will play the next three Wednesdays at Theater Wit.
"It's about defending someone who did what he felt was required," says Daniel Herbert, a former officer.
From kosher bakeries and butcher shops to where to make your own menorah, we've got you covered.
Want to make sure your dog is really walked? Make sure to tip the help. And it's the nice thing to do.
The holiday open house is set for Monday.
You can get a drink, pick up gifts and have fun at these Chicago holiday markets and fairs.
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