Tween Fashion Frankie’s on the Park Coming to Southport

Lincoln Park and Santa Monica, CA’s Frankie’s on the Park, a tween fashion store is coming to 3708 N. Southport Avenue, across the street from the new Coalfire Pizza and next door to Subway.  You can read more about Frankie’s here from their website.

From Crain’s Chicago Business:

Frankie’s on the Park, a boutique marketplace for tween and teen girls, is opening its second Chicago store in September at 3708 N. Southport Ave. in Lakeview. Founded by Lisa Burik in 2008, Frankie’s on the Park also has locations at 2322 N. Clark St. in Lincoln Park and in Santa Monica, Calif. Crain’s Chicago Business reported on Frankie’s in a 2010 story about entrepreneurs serving the tween market.

Think this will be a good addition to the neighborhood?

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Flashback to the 1990’s on the Southport Corridor

Some photos from Forgotten Chicago of Southport in 1994. Amazing discovery!

1994 on the west side of the 3500 block of Southport. Taken from the old funeral home parking lot, it shows Renovation Source (gone), the future home of Kinkos (FedEx Office – soon to be razed for condos) and Mail Boxes Etc/UPS Store (moved down the block) which is now Anthroplogie.”

Southport’s Low-Line Marker


Week #12 – Sneak preview, sunflowers, dahlias, and more!

We are happy to share this little sneak preview of some of the beautiful flowers you can purchase on Thursday. The market is open from 3 – 8 PM. Come early for the best selection, and see you underneath the Brown Line!

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