Chicago Sugar Daddy Patisserie now open

Chicago Sugar Daddy Patisserie is now open in its own permanent location today after several months as a pop-up, Block Club reports. Sugar Daddy is co-owner James Cox’s nickname, bestowed upon him by friends of his life and business partner Ryann Ibasco for his habit of always bringing baked goods to gatherings. The bakery serves cookies, cupcakes, petit fours, trifles, macarons, custom cakes, and more. 

Chicago Sugar Daddy, 3243 N. Broadway, Open 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday; noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Abercrombie & Fitch coming to Chicago’s Southport Corridor

Rumors go back for years of Abercrombie & Fitch looking for space in the Southport Corridor.

Abercrombie & Fitch is coming to 3551 N. Southport Avenue, former location of Uncle Dan’s/Gearhead space. The company has been rumored in coming to Southport for years.

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WGN: Movement Wrigleyville offers yoga, rock climbing and much more

“A new fitness center opened in Wrigleyville last week, offering yoga classes, a climbing wall and a large fitness center.

WGN’s Marcella Raymond gave climbing a shot at the new ‘Movement Wrigleyville’, located steps from Wrigley Field at 1115 W. Addison Street.

The staff at Movement aims to offer guidance in difficult full-body workouts such as rock-climbing and yoga, especially for those just looking to get started.

The location just opened on September 1, and hosts a three-floor facility with one floor dedicated to fitness and group classes.”

Steingold’s Expansion Plans for Southport Avenue

Steingold’s is officially expanding into an adjacent space next to Candyality. The expansion will include indoor dinging, a deli counter, coffee, specialty food, spirit, wine and beer.

Steingold’s of Chicago relocated this year to 3737 N. Southport Avenue. The deli is doing 2.5 times more orders per month than it did in its previous location and is preparing to expand into an adjacent storefront.

“We just needed more people walking by,” Steingold says. “Southport offers that.”

Grand Opening of Movement Wrigleyville, Chicago’s Newest Climbing Gym is September 1, 2021

El Cap, the nation’s largest community of indoor climbing gyms announced they will open Movement Wrigleyville to the public on Wednesday, September 1 at 12 pm.

Movement Wrigleyville is located at 1115 W. Addison Street, just around the block from Chicago’s iconic Wrigley Field.

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This is what is coming to 3714 N. Southport Avenue

Construction is continuing at 3714 N Southport Avenue in Lake View.

“Filed under owner Charles Stewart, the development will yield one commercial unit at ground level, with three residential units above. Parking will include three outdoor spaces in the rear of the building. The new structure is set to replace a two-story masonry building with one additional level of below-grade retail.

Possible design for 3714 N Southport Avenue

Possible design for 3714 N Southport Avenue. Rendering via 42floorsPossible storefront design for 3714 N Southport Avenue

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Southport’s Foxtrot Market expanding nationwide

The chain will open 50 new locations within the next two years.

Chicago’s Foxtrot is dancing across the nation. The trendy convenience store startup yesterday said it will add 50 new locations within the next two years in trendy areas of New York City, Austin, Boston, Miami, Los Angeles, Houston among others

FoxTrot in Chicago’s Southport Corridor neighborhood
  • The Chicago-based chain, which currently has 13 stores, is coming to cities including Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City.

Welcome to the neighborhood: These new locations will be 2x the size of Foxtrot’s current models, making room for more trendy snacks—and larger cafes. (The chain hired former Momofuku Executive Chef Tae Strain in May to head its culinary renaissance.)

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X-Golf coming to 3551 N. Sheffield in Wrigleyville

If the city signs off, the virtual golf franchise could open as soon as late this year in the two-story former Starbucks across from Wrigley Field

National indoor Golf Simulator Franchise, X-Golf is taking over the former Starbucks space at 3551 N. Sheffield in Wrigleyville.

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From WGN, “The Sill in the Southport Corridor will help you find your happy place”

The Sill has been featured on WGN TV this week.

“CHICAGO — The Sill owners say the shop was founded on the simple premise that plants make people happy.

Eliza Blank founded The Sill in 2012. Passionate about plants, she wanted to help demystify them, make them accessible to non-horticulturists and elevate the experience beyond the local garden supply center or big box store.

She started out as an online plant delivery business, delivering the plants herself to valued customers in NYC. Now, the reach has grown to stores in New York City, Los Angeles and right here in Chicago. 

Inside the Sill
The Sill on Roscoe
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Online Framing Company Opening Brick-And-Mortar Store in Chicago’s Southport Corridor

Originally an online-only service, Framebridge is breaking into the brick-and-mortar retail space to offer custom framing in Chicago’s Southport Corridor

A new place to get custom framed pictures is set to open in Chicago’s Southport Corridor, and they are now hiring.  Framebridge will open three area stores in Chicago including The Southport Corridor, River North and The West Loop.

Originally an online-only service, Framebridge is breaking into the brick-and-mortar retail space to offer custom framing in Chicago.

The company provides cost-effective and timely framing by owning the entire framing process.

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The Sill is coming to Chicago’s Southport Corridor

Trendy plant-shop The Sill is coming to 1351 W. Roscoe Street next to Fleet Feet. The Sill, founded in 2012 currently has shops in New York City on the Upper West Side, The Lower East Side, Brooklyn, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

One of the most popular online houseplant retailers, The Sill launched in 2012, so city-dwellers could enjoy the benefits of indoor houseplants. The company describes itself as “a modern plant destination for the modern plant lover.”

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YogaSix coming to 3204 N. Southport Avenue

YogaSix, a national Yoga franchise Studio is joining SpaDerma at 3204 N. Southport Avenue this Fall.

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