Openings & Closings

About this feature

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

Avondale »

Nestled in west Avondale, the new restaurant features empanadas and milanesa sandwiches.

West Town »

"I can't wait to see my old customers again," said founder and chef Larry Tucker.

Beverly »

The Beverly salon supplants the hat manufacturer that was based at 10215 S. Western Ave. for 25 years.

Wicker Park »

Check out 22 signature rolls such as a "green turtle roll" made with avocado and wasabi-topped tuna.

Beverly »

The new and used bookstore will more than double its retail space with a move to 10324 S. Western Ave.

Pilsen »

The vintage store "is no longer financially stable" after rent hikes and slow sales, the owners said. 

Uptown »

Cafe Ciat, 1046 W. Argyle St., opened earlier this month.

Lakeview »

The owner of Maison Marcel said he hopes to open this summer.

Downtown »

The restaurant at Clark and Madison had been open for decades.

Morgan Park »

Laine's Bake Shop needs more space for production and more visibility for its retail, the owner said.

Portage Park »

The city's second recreational ax-throwing range opens April 19 at 4842 W. Irving Park Road.

Humboldt Park »

Signs for "Arepas Empanadas" were recently posted on the storefront once home to Grandma J's Kitchen.

Wicker Park »

This June, get ready for cornmeal tamales stuffed with brisket and simmered in spicy both.

Wicker Park »

Rugged backpacks, tents and hiking boots are among the Wayward offerings.