The kids' trick-or-treat bags will be overflowing by the end of the month, but that doesn't mean you can't indulge your own sweet tooth before then. Check out these Chicago candy shops for everything from old-fashioned caramels to imported gummy treats.
If you can't find your favorite candy at Candyality, it's probably not made anymore. Thousands of bulk items fill the colorful store. You can even find out what your candy choices say about you.
3425 N. Southport Ave., Chicago
520 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
It specializes in hand-crafted caramels, but you can also find jars of chocolates, malted milk balls and gummies. Amy's also offers personalized candies for parties or super-sweet gifts.
4704 N. Damen Ave., Chicago
Take a trip back in time for flying saucers, Bazooka gum or root beer barrels. With everything from low-priced treats to gourmet goody baskets, Suckers can satisfy the pickiest sweet tooth.
3256 N. Damen Ave., Chicago
Alena Murguia lives in Berwyn, Illinois along with her husband and three growing sons.
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