Primrose Southport Corridor

“The rack is BACK!!! Ok, we’ll confess Chicago. We’re behind all the dreadful weather this spring because we haven’t put out our outdoor plant rack yet. Well…problem solved! Someone tell Skilling.”

A Very Southport Corridor Christmas

It’s that time of year to dust off the ladders –  and hang the lights! A very Southport Corridor Christmas around the neighborhood this year. It’s great to see – especially after a long 20 months of the pandemic.

Shopping small on Southport Avenue

The news of Abercrombie & Fitch has been one of the biggest commenting events on our social media platforms, and one of the highest views on the blog. However, many of you have commented about chain stores taking over and that you would rather shop small. Here’s some of the favorite small businesses on Southport Avenue in Chicago. Which one is your favorite(s)?

Primrose Southport Corridor: “Small Businesses Make People Happy”

Husband-and-wife team Erik and Leah Thallemer operate Primrose, a locally owned shop that opened in 2019.

Husband-and-wife team Erik and Leah Thallemer operate Primrose, a locally owned shop that opened in 2019

On the window of recently opened plant shop The Sill on Roscoe Street, the words “Plants Make People Happy” greet customers in a bold, white font.

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That’s Amore Florist Owner to Retire, Business Looking to be Sold

After 26 years on Southport, the owners of That’s Amore Florist are retiring and the business / storefront is for sale.  The “Business For Sale” sign went up this week, and is yet another small business up for sale and could potentially leave the Southport Corridor.  That’s Amore Florist is located at 3454 N. Southport Avenue, next to Krista K.

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