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Openings & Closings

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

Wicker Park »

The restaurant at 1341 N. Damen Ave. opened in July 2014. The popular food truck started in 2011.

Ukrainian Village »

"If she was making money hand over fist, this would not have happened," the landlord said.

Back of the Yards »

A new Back of the Yards coffeehouse promises quality coffee — and social advocacy.

Wicker Park »

“We think the Kanela concept can work in every Chicago neighborhood," co-owner Chris Lardakis said. 

Armour Square »

The new coffee shop brings a little taste of Thailand to 31st Street.

Ukrainian Village »

Yelp reviewers called the Ukie Village bar “a perfect place to go before a show at the Empty Bottle."

West Town »

Zoe Schor's green bean casserole, chicken nuggets and baked potato gnocchi hike comfort food up a notch.

Boystown »

The owners always planned to bring mEAT back to Boystown, they said.

Bucktown »

"I like the overall atmosphere [here]. There is so much life. It's a great area," a manager said.

Wicker Park »

What would happen if Riot Fest were a restaurant? New Wicker Park concept taking over former 'Max' spot.

West Loop »

At the new Heisler Hospitality restaurant, Chef Jared Wentworth will put his spin on Maxwell classics. 

River North »

The upscale restaurant from DMK Restaurants is closing next week due to a landlord dispute.

Dunning »

The owners of The Garage Bar & Sandwiches in Norwood Park rehabilitated a dive bar on Addison Street.

Uptown »

The pizza restaurant at 1309 W. Wilson Ave. will officially open June 14, according to its owner.