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Chicago Mayor: City Won’t See Outdoor Dining by May 29

Chicago Mayor: City Won’t See Outdoor Dining by May 29

Despite Illinois allowing restaurants to reopen for outdoor seating in phase three of its reopening plan, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said city residents shou [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor: City Won’t See Outdoor Di...→

Chicago Mayor: City Won’t See Outdoor Dining by May 29

Chicago Mayor: City Won’t See Outdoor Dining by May 29

Despite Illinois allowing restaurants to reopen for outdoor seating in phase three of its reopening plan, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said city residents shou [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor: City Won’t See Outdoor Di...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

An emergency meeting will be held Wednesday to address concerns and problems about outdoor dining in Boston's North End. Read full article: Meeting Planned For North End After Comp...→

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

A group of South and West side pastors prayed outside Chicago City Hall on Tuesday before asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot to keep disgraced former cop Robert Rialm [...] Read full article: Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire D...→

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Stringent gun controls failed to prevent 100 people from being shot over Father's Day weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.  Read full article: Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot...→

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

A more than 700 percent increase in fireworks-related calls in Chicago this year appears related to a nationwide jump in fireworks sales after most local Indep [...] Read full article: Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

The NHL is expected to announce which cities will serve as hubs for its upcoming postseason later this summer, and according to a report, Chicago remains in th [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for ...→

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

Approximately 50,000 people visited Chicago’s popular Navy Pier in the first 10 days following its reopening, city officials announced Monday. At a news confer [...] Read full article: 50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days S...→

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

“Closing was sad and very upsetting, to come to work today, thank God. It’s a breakthrough,” the owner of a Queens barbershop said. Read full article: 'The biggest step forward': NYC enters P...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio said nearly 3,200 restaurants applied to reopen with seating in existing outdoor areas, sidewalks or curb lanes. Read full article: New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening ...→

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At least 100 people were shot, 14 fatally, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago over Father's Day Weekend 2020. Read full article: At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weeken...→

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Major cities in the U.S. reported bloody weekends amid increased calls to defund and disband police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police c [...] Read full article: Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minn...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago just announced its events for the Fourth of July, but you don’t have to be in the city to enjoy some of them. Navy Pier will be o [...] Read full article: No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, ...→

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

Five more Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office said Tuesday ni [...] Read full article: 5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Ou...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

More than 40 people were shot, six fatally, on Monday June 23, 2020, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago. Read full article: Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in ...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Outdoor gatherings can increase from 100 to 250 people, with no limits on political or religious activities. The new limit for indoor gatherings is 25 percent [...] Read full article: Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Chicago is ready to move into phase four of reopening on Friday alongside the rest of Illinois, city officials announced early Monday.... Meanwhile, more restr [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Mo...→

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

New York City gets more “back to normal” than it has in three months Monday, reopening what its mayor describes as “the single biggest piece of our economy” as [...] Read full article: NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as S...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Restaurants, bars, food halls and entire neighborhoods are building out additional outdoor dining areas for summer fun. Read full article: Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor ...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Now that NYC has entered Phase 2 in reopening, restaurants across the city are starting to seat customers for the first time in three months. PIX11 Morning New [...] Read full article: Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debut...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurants are back in business to varying degrees. With the state relaxing the majority of rules on occupancy, the decisi [...] Read full article: Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat...→

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Restaurants in Illinois can begin to allow indoor dining with some major changes starting Friday as the state moves into phase four of its reopening plan amid [...] Read full article: Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: ...→

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

The artist behind a “Scooby-Doo”-themed cartoon that was derided by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot as "racist" shared his side of the story.  Read full article: Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoo...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Hea...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago just announced its events for the Fourth of July, but you don’t have to be in the city to enjoy some of them. Navy Pier will be o [...] Read full article: No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, ...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

An emergency meeting will be held Wednesday to address concerns and problems about outdoor dining in Boston's North End. Read full article: Meeting Planned For North End After Comp...→

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

More than 40 people were shot, six fatally, on Monday June 23, 2020, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago. Read full article: Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in ...→

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Stringent gun controls failed to prevent 100 people from being shot over Father's Day weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.  Read full article: Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

Approximately 50,000 people visited Chicago’s popular Navy Pier in the first 10 days following its reopening, city officials announced Monday. At a news confer [...] Read full article: 50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days S...→

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurants are back in business to varying degrees. With the state relaxing the majority of rules on occupancy, the decisi [...] Read full article: Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

The artist behind a “Scooby-Doo”-themed cartoon that was derided by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot as "racist" shared his side of the story.  Read full article: Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoo...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Chicago is ready to move into phase four of reopening on Friday alongside the rest of Illinois, city officials announced early Monday.... Meanwhile, more restr [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Mo...→

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At least 100 people were shot, 14 fatally, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago over Father's Day Weekend 2020. Read full article: At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weeken...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

Five more Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office said Tuesday ni [...] Read full article: 5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Ou...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Restaurants, bars, food halls and entire neighborhoods are building out additional outdoor dining areas for summer fun. Read full article: Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor ...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

A group of South and West side pastors prayed outside Chicago City Hall on Tuesday before asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot to keep disgraced former cop Robert Rialm [...] Read full article: Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire D...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

A more than 700 percent increase in fireworks-related calls in Chicago this year appears related to a nationwide jump in fireworks sales after most local Indep [...] Read full article: Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as...→

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Now that NYC has entered Phase 2 in reopening, restaurants across the city are starting to seat customers for the first time in three months. PIX11 Morning New [...] Read full article: Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debut...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

The NHL is expected to announce which cities will serve as hubs for its upcoming postseason later this summer, and according to a report, Chicago remains in th [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for ...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Outdoor gatherings can increase from 100 to 250 people, with no limits on political or religious activities. The new limit for indoor gatherings is 25 percent [...] Read full article: Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor...→

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

“Closing was sad and very upsetting, to come to work today, thank God. It’s a breakthrough,” the owner of a Queens barbershop said. Read full article: 'The biggest step forward': NYC enters P...→

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Restaurants in Illinois can begin to allow indoor dining with some major changes starting Friday as the state moves into phase four of its reopening plan amid [...] Read full article: Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: ...→

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio said nearly 3,200 restaurants applied to reopen with seating in existing outdoor areas, sidewalks or curb lanes. Read full article: New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening ...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

New York City gets more “back to normal” than it has in three months Monday, reopening what its mayor describes as “the single biggest piece of our economy” as [...] Read full article: NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as S...→

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Major cities in the U.S. reported bloody weekends amid increased calls to defund and disband police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police c [...] Read full article: Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minn...→

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Hea...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago just announced its events for the Fourth of July, but you don’t have to be in the city to enjoy some of them. Navy Pier will be o [...] Read full article: No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, ...→

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

Five more Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office said Tuesday ni [...] Read full article: 5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Ou...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Restaurants, bars, food halls and entire neighborhoods are building out additional outdoor dining areas for summer fun. Read full article: Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor ...→

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

An emergency meeting will be held Wednesday to address concerns and problems about outdoor dining in Boston's North End. Read full article: Meeting Planned For North End After Comp...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

A group of South and West side pastors prayed outside Chicago City Hall on Tuesday before asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot to keep disgraced former cop Robert Rialm [...] Read full article: Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire D...→

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

More than 40 people were shot, six fatally, on Monday June 23, 2020, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago. Read full article: Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in ...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Stringent gun controls failed to prevent 100 people from being shot over Father's Day weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.  Read full article: Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

A more than 700 percent increase in fireworks-related calls in Chicago this year appears related to a nationwide jump in fireworks sales after most local Indep [...] Read full article: Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Now that NYC has entered Phase 2 in reopening, restaurants across the city are starting to seat customers for the first time in three months. PIX11 Morning New [...] Read full article: Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debut...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

The NHL is expected to announce which cities will serve as hubs for its upcoming postseason later this summer, and according to a report, Chicago remains in th [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for ...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

Approximately 50,000 people visited Chicago’s popular Navy Pier in the first 10 days following its reopening, city officials announced Monday. At a news confer [...] Read full article: 50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days S...→

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Outdoor gatherings can increase from 100 to 250 people, with no limits on political or religious activities. The new limit for indoor gatherings is 25 percent [...] Read full article: Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor...→

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurants are back in business to varying degrees. With the state relaxing the majority of rules on occupancy, the decisi [...] Read full article: Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat...→

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

“Closing was sad and very upsetting, to come to work today, thank God. It’s a breakthrough,” the owner of a Queens barbershop said. Read full article: 'The biggest step forward': NYC enters P...→

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Restaurants in Illinois can begin to allow indoor dining with some major changes starting Friday as the state moves into phase four of its reopening plan amid [...] Read full article: Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: ...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

The artist behind a “Scooby-Doo”-themed cartoon that was derided by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot as "racist" shared his side of the story.  Read full article: Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoo...→

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio said nearly 3,200 restaurants applied to reopen with seating in existing outdoor areas, sidewalks or curb lanes. Read full article: New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening ...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Chicago is ready to move into phase four of reopening on Friday alongside the rest of Illinois, city officials announced early Monday.... Meanwhile, more restr [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Mo...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At least 100 people were shot, 14 fatally, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago over Father's Day Weekend 2020. Read full article: At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weeken...→

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

New York City gets more “back to normal” than it has in three months Monday, reopening what its mayor describes as “the single biggest piece of our economy” as [...] Read full article: NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as S...→

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Major cities in the U.S. reported bloody weekends amid increased calls to defund and disband police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police c [...] Read full article: Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minn...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Hea...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→