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Chicago LGBTQ library set to open soon in new location in Rogers Park

Chicago LGBTQ library set to open soon in new location in Rogers Park

In a move lasting nine months longer than anticipated and raising uncertainties, one of the Midwest’s largest LGBTQ libraries finally transitioned from Andersonville to Rogers Park on April 30. The Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, which holds collections of gay and lesbian history and hosts programs like theater groups and poetry readings, traded their West Granville […]

Independent resale shop works for greener South Loop

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Independent resale shop works for greener South Loop

As Mari Ann Weiss-Cater sat behind the desk in her resale shop Urban Remix Consignments, she looked through the photographs of her chocolate Labrador Dexter on her phone, his bed sitting behind her, and explained, “He’s like our own Walmart greeter.” Entrepreneur, mother and dog lover, Weiss-Cater owns and manages her South Loop consignment shop with […]

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Alliance for a Greener South Loop

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Alliance for a Greener South Loop

When Gail Merritt founded the Alliance for a Greener South Loop five years ago, she said she felt the power a group like hers can generate. “When we started, I had this idea that the South loop has lots of community-based organizations already and we didn’t need another one,” said Merritt on Thursday. “But I […]

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