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Back of the Yards »

These 2 Million Worms on the South Side Could Save the Planet, Owner Says

Nature's Little Recyclers composting biz diverts tons of Chicago food scraps from landfills.    

River North »

Goose Island Brews Up Limited-Edition 'Pearl' Beer for Shaw's

Beer fans can get a preview of the California Common-style lager at Thursday's release party.

North Center »

Chicago Master Rower Credits Sport for Her Recovery

Lakeview's Su Bermingham said rowing helped her overcome the effects of ankylosing spondylitis.

Morgan Park »

BACtoberfest Celebrates German Culture Among Irish Neighbors

The Beverly Arts Center's BACtoberfest brings a touch of Germany to the staunchly Irish neighborhood.

Pilsen »

Moody Tongue Brewery Owner Hopes to Taste Success in Pilsen

Brewmaster Jared Rouben said he wants the brewery up and running by winter.

Ravenswood »

Craft Beer Boom Embraced in Chicago's Neighborhoods

Sales are up, and some 30 breweries are in the works for what's fast become a craft beer destination.

Near West Side »

Low's Rihanna Cover to Benefit Music Programs at Chicago Public Schools

The band Low is donating all iTunes sales of its cover song to the Chicago nonprofit Rock for Kids.

McKinley Park »

Old Wrigley Gum Building Could House Big Box Store Under Development Plan

Site plans showed restaurants, retail, big box stores and parking at 35th and Ashland.

Avondale »

Craft Beer Boutique Comes to Avondale

The Beer Temple's owner, Chris Quinn, promises no skunky beer at his Belgian-inspired shop.

Lincoln Park »

Hungry Late-Night Revelers Flock to Goose Island For Fried Shrimp

Goose Island Shrimp House turns the lonely industrial island into a late-night snack oasis.