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Closings Mon Jan 07 2013

Great Lake Moving, Brand BBQ Closed for Repairs, R.I.P. Knew

3284532559_4ee6aefd5a_n.jpgCrain's reports that Great Lake (1477 W. Balmoral) is closing its Andersonville location at the end of this month, reportedly due to repair-related gripes with their landlord. Their new location is unknown at this point, but I'm sure it doesn't mean the wait will improve. Additionally, Logan Square's Knew (2556 W. Fullerton), the second act of the former Think, has closed. Elsewhere in the neighborhood, Brand BBQ (2824 W. Armitage) has closed--although the sign in the window says it's just for renovations, I have a feeling that it's for good.

Picture by Sandy Weisz.

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