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The Central Street Business Association announces its tenth Retail Therapy Night. The late-night shopping event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on April 22.

Many shops on Central Street west of Green Bay Road at the 1900-2100 block of Central Street will offer special sales, refreshments, in-store entertainment and a springtime bounty of surprises to celebrate the arrival of a new season. 

Linz and Vail, 2012 Central St., for examplewill kick off spring in a big way with “Spring Fling,” featuring live music by Lost in Song, local artists showing their wares sponsored by Simply Chicago Art, drawings for fun free stuff, samples of new menu items and bubbles.

The businesses on Central Street have banded together in a campaign to “Shop Small Stores.” Libations, appetizers, desserts and lots of other goodies will be available.