Broune Desserts coming to 3721 N. Southport Avenue

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Chicago Scanning: Your best place to get your old photos and media scanned

Do you have a ton of old photos or family slides laying in boxes somewhere?  Get them digitially scanned!

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The Guild is moving to 3717 N. Southport

Shop local!

The Guild is moving across the street to 3717 N. Southport Avenue, and its current space at 3726 N. Southport is for lease.

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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)?

M2 Boutique closing end of October

In a Instagram post, M2 says its farewell, says a “retail tobacco shop” is coming to their space.

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Small fire at Cafe Tola

There was a small fire at Cafe Tola Southport on Thursday, September 23. Thankfully it was not major, and on Friday, Cafe Tola was back open. Support small businesses!

From Yesterday:

Photos were documented on Instagram by @jaclynackergarland:

Touring Chicago’s Southport Corridor – Addison to Grace Street

A tour around Lakeview’s Southport Corridor neighborhood in Chicago during the Early Fall of 2021

Tour Time! Shopping, eating and playing between Addison and Grace Streets along Southport Avenue during the early Fall of 2021.

When will M2 Boutique be leaving Southport? And more national retailers coming

New national retailers are coming to the former DavidsTEA, Gearhead spaces as well

M2 has lost their lease, and will vacate their current space “30 days after “new” tenant signs.”

And even more national retailers are coming to Southport including the former DavidsTEA location and Uncle Dan’s/Gearhead space – with “large, complicated build-outs.”

See the listing for M2 here from Loopnet.

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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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Southport’s Sidewalk Sale Today

The sidewalk sales will take over the Southport Avenue and Roscoe Street commercial corridors, encouraging people to support small businesses as they reopen from the pandemic.

Shop summer styles and enjoy amazing discounts at the Summer Sidewalk Sale happening Saturday, July 17 & Sunday, July 18 at stores along Southport Ave from Henderson to Grace and Roscoe St from Damen to Western! Check out some participating shops at https://www.lakeviewroscoevillage.org/sidewalksale

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