Roscoe Village »

Wilbilly's Celebrates One Last Record Store Day, Closing at End of Month

Owner Wil Sutphin's storied record store career reads like a history of Chicago's vinyl scene.

University Village »

After Nearly a Century, a Maxwell Street Firm to Leave Near West Side

The distributor of shoe repair supplies has been passed down for four generations.

The Loop »

Why Chicago Should Love Fox's 'Empire'

A panel at the Lake FX Summit & Expo will detail the show's Chicago influences.

Lakeview »

Farmhouse Owners Want to Turn Wellington's Tavern Into Farm Bar

Farm Bar will be a simplified version of the downtown restaurant.

Uptown »

Record Day? Try Record 'Daze,' Says Longtime Uptown Record Store Owner

Instead of celebrating record day only on Saturday, the Uptown shop is offering discounts all weekend.

Wicker Park »

How Chicago Became One of America's Destinations for Vinyl Records

As popularity of vinyl increases, Chicago has seen new stores open and older stores expand.

Wrigleyville »

Puesto Sandwich Stand Brings Latin Sandwiches With a Twist to Wrigleyville

"Once people try our arepas, they come back for more," said co-owner Vivian Jones.

River North »

Nouveau Tavern to Reopen, But Without DJs or Dancing

The River North club will now operate solely as a restaurant under a compromise with city officials. 

The Loop »

Virgin Hotel to Open Thursday in the Loop

The 250-room hotel at 203 N. Wabash Ave. will open Thursday after delays. 

Irving Park »

Slapped With the Orange Recycling Sticker of Shame? Here's How to Avoid It

You can put your recyclables in a plastic garbage bag, but you can't recycle plastic grocery bags.

Lincoln Square »

Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce Not Rebranding

Though a new Ravenswood specific chamber is planned, the LSRCC will continue to serve that neighborhood.

Edgebrook »

Edgebrook Community Association to Focus on Improving Business District

A new business organization is attempting to bring more traffic to downtown Edgebrook.

Lakeview »

DePaul Grads Celebrate First Year of Start-Up Web Development Shop

They say the first year is the hardest, but for BuildThis, it's been a pretty sweet ride.

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