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L’ours Bakery Cafe

  We love supporting small businesses and recently discovered L’ours Bakery Cafe in Little Italy. This cute coffee shop is located at 1424 W. Taylor St. Not only are the coffee and homemade pastries amazing but the decor stood out to us too. We loved the touch of gold everywhere from the tables to the utensils. It’s a perfect place to sit & study, have a meeting or just grab a coffee and relax! We will definitely be going back very soon. Make sure you try the matcha crosssaint & the pastry filled with blueberries & cream cheese. Those were some of our favorites!! 

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ChiBoys Shield Hoodie is back!!

Almost 10 years later this is the new and improved 2019 ChiBoys Shield! Same idea different placement with over 60,000 stitches. Yes 60,000!  When looking at the shield starting  clockwise: Chicago skyline Long winded politician (the real reason we're called the Windy City) Chicago March 4, 1837 (this is when Chicago was established as a city) Lion for protection from the Art Institute Prestigious Chicago flag crest Fun fact... In 2010 we dropped our 1st hoodie. It was the 1st thing we had ever dropped other than a t-shirt at the time. It was scary because we didn't know how people would take it. New item. New look. New ChiBoys shield. The release was done on Twitter right before Thanksgiving...

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The Chicago Worker

Chicago has always been known as a hard working city. We wanted to come up with a fashionable way to show that. The everyday, blue collar workers make up our city. We chose to make a fashionable mechanic shirt. Not everyone will like it, or get it, and that's ok. We put a Chicago patch on the front as well as the name badge, Capone. There are so many stories that make up the history of this city, and not all of them are pretty. We chose Capone because he is a huge part of Chicago history. Capone was said to be the one responsible for the Saint Valentines Day Massacre, which was the name given to the 1929 murder...

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St. Valentine's Day Massacre

In the 1920's Chicago was ruled by chief gangster Al "Scarface" Capone. Around 10:30 am on this day February 14, 1929, the rash of Chicago violence reached it's climax. In a garage in Lincoln Park (2122 N Clark St) on Chicago's north side, six of George "Bugs" Moran's men (one unlucky bystander who happened to be a mechanic) were shot to death by several men dressed as police. Capone was never directly linked to the murders, but he was generally considered to be responsible. The infamous mob hit became known as the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.    P.S.  'The Chicago Worker' mechanic shirt was inspired by these events.  

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