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No More Crazytown for The Monkey Gallery; Replaced

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For weeks there was a "For Sale" sign in the window at Andersonville's craziest junk shop, The Monkey Gallery. Originally known for selling beads, inexpensive jewelry as well as monkey-themed items, the shop slowly morphed into Beanie Baby and license plate territory. According to neighboring businesses, the shop kept odd hours, as the gentleman who ran the shop also became more odd. As for the "For Sale" sign - it stayed there until last week when another neighboring business decided to take over the lease.

Photo: Windy City Media

Bucky Gear, located just a few blocks north has wanted to re-locate further south on the street to place itself closer to the center of Andersonville's shopping district. Now they'll have better placement on the strip.
UPDATE 2/2: The signing has been postponed one week.
· The Monkey Gallery [Yelp]
· The Monkey Gallery [Official Site]
· Bucky Gear [Official Site]

5409 1/2 N Clark, Chicago IL