Category: Printers Row News

  • Monday, January 6, 2020 The Grail Cafe Officially Opens Their Doors at 715 S. Dearborn

    Lots of excitement in the neighborhood about the opening of the new Grail Cafe at 715 S. Dearborn.  They had a soft opening late in December, but officially opened their doors on January 1st, 2020 (from their Facebook Page): And we’ve heard from a variety of readers, such as: Wow, this place is extremely busy! […]

  • HAX IS CLOSED An Editorial

    There will be no lack of opinions offered as to why HAX never seemed to gain traction after it opened two years ago. Many former customers of Hackney’s were alienated because there was an obvious move to attract a more youthful clientele and abandoned the old model. Family owned restaurants face a problem when a […]

  • Bike Lane Improvements

    May 10, 2019. Alderman King called a meeting at Grace Place on Tuesday evening at 6pm to discuss upgrades to the Bike Lanes in the South Loop. It addressed concerns by residents voiced two years ago when bike lanes were originally proposed. Since then, the Dearborn St. two-way bike lane has been constructed. The bike […]

  • The Beginnings of Dearborn Express

    History of The Dearborn Express The idea of starting a local publication was born out of the loss of the Chicago Journal, a much beloved newspaper which stopped distribution in December of 2012.  When the announcement was made, there was an almost palpable collective groan from the community.  The “Journal,” like all traditional printed publications […]