• Avondale Oct 23, 2020

    Belmont Snack Shop to Close Permanently After Fire: ‘The Memories Keep You Going'

    The Belmont Snack Shop will close permanently after a fire destroyed the Avondale restaurant earlier this month, owner Nelson Rodriguez announced in an emotional Facebook post Thursday afternoon. “After a lot of thought and consideration and looking at every angle possible it is apparent to all of us at the Snack Shop that rebuilding and attempting to bring Belmont Snack…

  • Avondale Oct 9, 2020

    Fire Breaks Out in Avondale at Building Housing Belmont Snack Shop

    Four people are displaced after a fire broke out at a building housing a restaurant in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Firefighters arrived at 7:24 p.m. to the building, which houses the Belmont Snack Bar, at 3407 W. Belmont Avenue. Responders found the first floor of the building on fire as well as the second floor,…

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