Looking for work in the neighborhood? Plenty of places are hiring, and here is a direct link to all the opportunities in and around the Southport Corridor. Details at this link.
Southport Avenue has been voted #6 in USA Today‘s top shopping areas in Chicago.Continue reading “Southport Avenue voted on USA Today as one of the best shopping areas in Chicago”
New restaurant rumors swirling around
In the SoPo rumor-ville, the building could be leased (or in the process of being leased) by The Boka Restaurant Group as a new restaurant.Continue reading “Former Southport Lanes site no longer listed for lease”
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)?
In a Instagram post, M2 says its farewell, says a “retail tobacco shop” is coming to their space.
Article from The Chicago Tribune, 2017
When Tricia Tunstall opened p45 on Damen Avenue two decades ago, the women’s boutique was surrounded by other local businesses.
These days, the Bucktown shopping avenue is coming to terms with two trends that seemed inconceivable in 1997: waves of national chains, and empty storefronts.Continue reading “Damen, Armitage and Southport are changing. Can their quirky vibes be maintained?”
Abercrombie & Fitch is coming to 3551 N. Southport Avenue in Chicago
From Popsugar: “In a funny generational twist, millennial-favorite brand turned problematic fave Abercrombie & Fitch is trending on TikTok via influencers, curve models (we see you, Remi Bader!), and everyday shoppers.
The hashtag #abercrombie currently has 61.7 million views (and counting). As a millennial myself (and a self-proclaimed shopaholic, no less), I was intrigued, to say the least.Continue reading “Are You Ready For the Return of Abercrombie & Fitch?”
Abercrombie & Fitch will be opening this winter
Abercrombie & Fitch is coming to 3551 N. Southport Avenue this winter and is now hiring.
Abercrombie Southport’s Instagram page has a direct link: https://www.instagram.com/abercrombie_southport/
You can also apply directly on Abercrombie’s website.
Abercrombie & Fitch has changed quite a bit since the 1990’s and 2000’s, and had reinvented itself. Gone are the days of shirtless male greeters in front of their stores, as Abercrombie is cool again per Business Insider.
Rumors go back for years of Abercrombie & Fitch looking for space in the Southport Corridor.
Framebridge is opening a Southport Corridor location at 3453 N. Southport, but what exactly is it? Here are the details on Southport’s newest chain store:Continue reading “Framebridge opening this fall”
Southport’s Holiday Stroll and Cocktail Crawl will be back for 2021, after being cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19.
“Local businesses are breaking out the holly and staying open late for this annual tradition. The Holiday Stroll is free to attend and features festive entertainment, holiday specials, photos with Santa and more.
The ticketed Cocktail Crawl portion of the event will include over 15 holiday-themed cocktails to taste at participating businesses along the Holiday Stroll.”
More information to come in the Fall!