DMApothecary Reopens in Edgewater After Closure Due to Flooding – NBC Chicago

DMApothecary Reopens in Edgewater After Closure Due to Flooding – NBC Chicago

An Edgewater store that was forced to close after sustaining significant flood damage just a few months ago has reopened thanks to donations from the community. The doors of Deirdre Austin’s dream shop DMApothecary reopened at noon on Saturday. The idea behind the shop had been a tribute to her late mom, who inspired her … Read more

NASCAR, Lollapalooza, Taste of Chicago All Scheduled For Summer 2023 in Grant Park – NBC Chicago

NASCAR, Lollapalooza, Taste of Chicago All Scheduled For Summer 2023 in Grant Park – NBC Chicago

Although one of Chicago’s longstanding summer festivals is set to return for 2023, its accompanied by one big change that some aren’t in favor of: A new date. The Taste of Chicago — a hot topic among fans, politicos and social media for nearly a week after Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s recent announcement about moving the festival to … Read more

Security Guard Harassed Asian Women Outside Bar, Victims Allege – NBC Chicago

Security Guard Harassed Asian Women Outside Bar, Victims Allege – NBC Chicago

A Wrigleyville bar is addressing the actions of a security guard who has been accused of racially harassing multiple Asian women. Two women told NBC 5 they came to Chicago for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this past weekend, but their fun turned into frustration after what happened outside the bar. Sydney Higgins said she and … Read more

Woman Fatally Stabbed by Ex-Boyfriend on CTA Platform in the Loop: Prosecutors – NBC Chicago

Woman Fatally Stabbed by Ex-Boyfriend on CTA Platform in the Loop: Prosecutors – NBC Chicago

A Chicago man has been charged with fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend on a CTA train platform early Saturday morning in the Loop, according to authorities. Alejandro Arellano, 31, is accused of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Samantha Maldonado, 26. According to authorities, the two individuals were former co-workers who were in a … Read more

Firefighter’s 3 Children, Wife Die After Chicago House Fire – NBC Chicago

Firefighter’s 3 Children, Wife Die After Chicago House Fire – NBC Chicago

He performed CPR on his wife and children, who suffered smoke inhalation and were transported to area hospitals. On Thursday, two days following the fire, the couple’s 7-year-old son, Ezra Stewart, was pronounced dead, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. Ezra’s mother, Summer Day-Stewart, 36, died one day later, authorities said. Chicago police … Read more

Chicago Community Mourns After Firefighter’s Wife, Son Die Following House Fire – NBC Chicago

Chicago Community Mourns After Firefighter’s Wife, Son Die Following House Fire – NBC Chicago

A Chicago community is grieving after a firefighter’s wife and 7-year-old son died following a house fire. Two more children are fighting for their lives in “extremely critical condition” days after a blaze erupted at the family’s home in the Montclare neighborhood. One Chicago dad and his young family felt a strong urge to come … Read more

Visitation For Fallen Chicago Police Officer Andres Vasquez-Lasso Begins Wednesday – NBC Chicago

Visitation For Fallen Chicago Police Officer Andres Vasquez-Lasso Begins Wednesday – NBC Chicago

Visitation for fallen Chicago Police officer Andres Vasquez-Lasso, who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week in the city’s Gage Park neighborhood, will take place Wednesday at a funeral home in Oak Lawn. The visitation will be held on March 8 from 3-8 p.m. at the Blake-Lamb Funeral Home at 4727 West … Read more

Choose Chicago Content Creators Promote Neighborhood Offerings – NBC Chicago

Choose Chicago Content Creators Promote Neighborhood Offerings – NBC Chicago

Chelsea Harvey loves exploring new places to hang out, and she loves sharing her experiences with others. “Different things that happen in and around Chicago that people don’t know about,” she explained. A few years ago, Harvey started posting on social media. But now, as one of Choose Chicago’s Neighborhood Content Creators, she primarily focuses … Read more