Uptown’s J.J. Peppers Closes Up Shop

J.J. Peppers Food Store, 4800 N. Sheridan Road, has now closed. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Josh McGhee UPTOWN — J.J. Peppers closed Friday in Uptown. The store at 4800 N. Sheridan Road was dark and emptied out with a red sign on the door stating "sorry, we're closed." Neighborhood Blog Uptown Update reported

Future Of Bridgeport, Canaryville To Be Focus Of New Community Plan

The peak of Bridgeport's Palmisano Park View Full Caption Chicago Screenshots BRIDGEPORT — A regional planning agency will help Bridgeport and Canaryville prepare for the future. The two neighborhoods have been chosen by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning to help the communities determine a plan of action for future growth.

Western Flyover Is Gone, Now What? Neighbors Have A Vision For Development

RVN Western Avenue Framework View Full Caption ROSCOE VILLAGE — For decades, development in North Center faced a significant barrier on Western Avenue — the hulking flyover where the street intersects with Belmont and Clybourn avenues. With the dilapidated overpass now demolished, properties formerly overshadowed by the concrete mass,