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The Cloud Cookie is the signature item at Cloud Cookie in Lakeview.

REVIEW: Lakeview’s Cloud Cookie is a dream come true

Alayne Trinko, Contributing Writer May 2, 2021

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Wrigley Field at the corner of Clark Street and West Grace Street sits Cloud Cookie, a vibrant, cloud-themed grab ‘n’ go for luxury cookies and other sweet...

The Tropical Hydration Smoothie and Purple Haze Latte among the aesthetically pleasing décor of Matchacita’s self-service bar.

Matchacita in Lincoln Park is delicious for the senses and the lenses

Maddey Martin, Contributing Writer April 11, 2021

Matchacita, located at 705 W. Belden Ave., opened inside of Squeez Juice bar just three weeks ago and is already bustling with college students. Matchacita is its own entity, but is “partnered up”...

Restaurants along 2000 N Halsted in Chicagos Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Lincoln Park restaurants, retail suffer in the Covid economy

The Lincoln Park neighborhood’s atmosphere was empty after March 2020 when DePaul emptied its campus and sent students home to limit the spread of Covid-19. As students went away, local restaurants suffered.  “When...

Crosbys Kitchen in Chicagos Lakeview neighborhood with added outdoor winter seating.

High Roads Kitchens to bring wage increases, free meals to select Chicago restaurants

Corey Schmidt, Staff Writer January 10, 2021

The High Roads Kitchens Program is coming to Chicago with goals to obtain higher wages for restaurant workers, bring meals to those in need and help stabilize restaurants from the Covid-19 pandemic.  The...

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