North Avenue District

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Former owner of the Onion Roll (1984-2014), died peacefully at home on May 3, 2019 with his wife Judy by his side. Read more


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Melissa Elsmo

Elmwood Park mainstay serves up Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Hibachi fare Read more

Elmwood Park

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No-frills corned beef on rye named among the best according to the Chicago Tribune Read more



Alexa Rogals

When Angelo Palivos opened his new grocery store at 6209 W. North Ave. last fall he said straight out that for the business to be a success, “I need Oak Park to support it.” Read more

Catering business, Lexington Betty Smoke House, is hosting a pop up event to curb you BBQ cravings Read more



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New grocery store set to open in the North Avenue District on Thursday Read more



Photo by Alexa Rogals

The 13,000-square-foot grocery store at 6209 W. North Ave. is reopening after about a year-long hiatus, and its new owner, Angelo Palivos, is looking to Oak Parkers and Galewood residents to help make it a success. Read more


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Melissa Elsmo

Celebrate National Cuban Sandwich Day with this classic combination Read more


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Melissa Elsmo

The casual shop's version of the fried shrimp po' boy does not disappoint. Read more