La Primera To Close After Nearly 2 Decades On Clark

La Primera Food Liquor and Meats has been at 5012 N. Clark St. for 18 years. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Josh McGhee ANDERSONVILLE — After nearly three decades in the neighborhood, La Primera owner Kenny Egel is ready for retirement. At the end of the month, he'll close the liquor and grocery

Lincoln Square Is Losing Its Corner Drugstore As Becker Pharmacy Closes

Becker Pharmacy Closing View Full Caption LINCOLN SQUARE — For more than 70 years, Becker Professional Pharmacy has been Lincoln Square's corner drugstore, an independent holdout surrounded by a sea of chains. On Friday, pharmacist Alvin Klein, who bought the drugstore in 1972, will fill his last prescription. "It's time

Zenith Company Began As Literal Radio Shack Next To Edgewater Beach Hotel

The original manufacturing plant and amateur station for Chicago Radio Laboratory at 5525 N. Sheridan Road. View Full Caption Facebook/Bill Weiss EDGEWATER — Before Steve Jobs made working out of your garage cool, Ralph H.G. Matthews and Karl Hassel had already made history by helping to transmit the first transcontinental radio message out