Madewell opening in Chicago’s Southport Corridor April 16, 2021

We reached out to Madewell and they have confirmed an opening date for Southport’s new store – on or around April 16th, 2021. Madewell will be taking over the former Lou & Grey storefront at 3442 N Southport Avenue

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Madewell coming to Chicago’s Southport Corridor

It appears that Madewell is finding a home in Chicago’s Southport Corridor according to their website (Madewell is owned by J. Crew)  Continue reading “Madewell coming to Chicago’s Southport Corridor”

A list of growing Southport Corridor businesses that have closed permanently due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

It has been a very difficult time for all of us during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially for our local business community.  Here is a growing list of businesses that have permanently closed during the pandemic.

  • DavidsTea on May 27, 2020
  • Fahlstroms Fresh Market on June 3, 2020
  • Frio Gelato on June 5, 2020
  • Mercury Theater on June 16, 2020
  • Cosmos Cleaners – July 2020
  • Guthries Tavern – July 24, 2020
  • Lou & Grey – July 23, 2020
  • Southport Blooms – August, 2020 (Now online only)
  • Hair Cuttery – Closed most Chicago locations during Covid due to a buy-out as of August, 2020
  • Hanna Andersson – August, 2020
  • Redmond’s Ale House – September 13, 2020
  • Southport Lanes – September 27, 2020
  • Schoolyard Tavern – October 4, 2020

We will keep the list updated as the year continues, and please remember to support our local businesses, services and restaurants.

Fall 2014 on Chicago\'s Southport Corridor

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Spring 2019 on Chicago’s Southport Corridor

We had an endless winter and cold, dreary spring, but the sun is finally shining and the Southport Corridor is getting ready for Summer. Here’s a tour around the ‘Port during the Spring of 2019.

Lush, Warby Parker, Bonobos

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Nothing is softer than me 🐶 (at Lou & Grey)

🐶❤️📷 @southportgolden
Nothing is softer than me 🐶 (at Lou & Grey)

Posing outside of Lou & Grey on Southport and using their sidewalk decor as a backdrop

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Posing outside of @louandgrey on Southport and using their sidewalk decor as a backdrop. 📸🌾💐
#tot #tongueouttuesday #tinytongueout #louandgrey #southportcorridor #pupsofsouthport #dogsoflakeview (at Lou & Grey)

Fall 2016 on Chicago’s Southport Corridor

A great fall day on Chicago’s Southport Corridor made for perfect pictures around The ‘Port.

Indira, Coda Di Volpe, Southport Lanes

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#FBF to @coastbycoast & @louandgrey ❤️

#Repost @waysofstyle
#FBF to @coastbycoast & @louandgrey ❤️
What are your plans for this weekend?
I have a fun weekend ahead so make sure to be following on Snapchat 👻 (user waysofstyle)
#weekendvibes #friyay #tgif #summerinchicago #chigaosummer #waysofstyle #louandgreyontheroad #chicagofashionblogger #chicagoblogger (at Lou & Grey)

#morning #commute #southportcorridor #chicago (at Lou & Grey)

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#morning #commute #southportcorridor #chicago (at Lou & Grey)

Holiday Lights on the Southport Corridor

‘Tis the season on the Southport Corridor – all decked out in holiday lights.  Here are some snapshots we took in early December, 2015.

Chicago’s Southport Corridor

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Fall 2015 on Chicago’s Southport Corridor

Southport Corridor Chicago – Fall 2015

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