Another Chinatown Hotel on the Way
Jan30

Another Chinatown Hotel on the Way

Over the last decade Chicago has seen hotels pop up like wildflowers after a desert rain.  And it’s not just downtown germinating these seeds of hospitality.  Hotels have sprouted from Lincoln Park to Hyde Park.  And now Chinatown is getting another place to lay your head. A company called Sky River has filed paperwork with the city to put a 200-room hotel in a disused warehouse right on the Chicago River. If you’re a...

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South Loop/East Pilsen to Sport Another Supermarket
Mar19

South Loop/East Pilsen to Sport Another Supermarket

With the surge in the number of people living in the South Loop and Chinatown, the number of grocery stores in the area continues to grow as well. The newest location will be 400 West 18th Street, just across the river from Chinatown’s Ping Tom Park. The new store is technically in the East Pilsen neighborhood on the east side of South Canal Street between 17th and 18th. Currently, the location is a vacant lot. An organization...

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