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Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...] Read full article: Here’s which Chicago businesses and plac...→

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

California has approved San Diego County to move further into stage 2 of the state’s reopening plan, allowing for in-store retail shopping, in-restaurant dinin [...] Read full article: SD County Approved to Advance Further In...→

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a series of revisions to the state’s phased reopening plan. The biggest changes will i [...] Read full article: Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday...→

Restaurants Can Open With Outdoor Seating in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening: Pritzker

Restaurants Can Open With Outdoor Seating in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening: Pritzker

Illinois restaurants will be allowed to open with outdoor seating only in phase three of the state’s reopening plan, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Wednesday. Th [...] Read full article: Restaurants Can Open With Outdoor Seatin...→

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

As of May 18, there were 5,630 coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes statewide, with 3,050 in the city alone. Those Read full article: New York City Stepping Up Support For Nu...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

Business Slow, Neighborhoods Awaken As SF Retailers Enter In Phase 2 Of COVID-19 Reopening

Business Slow, Neighborhoods Awaken As SF Retailers Enter In Phase 2 Of COVID-19 Reopening

On day one of phase two for reopening business after the COVID-19 shutdown, overall foot traffic was slow but stores were eager to open and SF neighborhoods lo [...] Read full article: Business Slow, Neighborhoods Awaken As S...→

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Owners of gyms shut down by coronavirus will need to wait until Phase 3 of Massachusetts’ reopening plan to restart their business — a decision that landed lik [...] Read full article: Boston-area gym owners disappointed in l...→

New Jersey salon owner sets own reopening date in defiance of Gov. Murphy’s coronavirus restrictions

New Jersey salon owner sets own reopening date in defiance of Gov. Murphy’s coronavirus restrictions

A New Jersey salon owner, whose business has been shuttered for nearly two months, says he’s “had enough” and plans on reopening June 1 despite Gov. Phil Murph [...] Read full article: New Jersey salon owner sets own reopenin...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→

Coronavirus: County near Bay Area among 18 to get go-ahead on Phase 2 reopening

Coronavirus: County near Bay Area among 18 to get go-ahead on Phase 2 reopening

The first county near the Bay Area, San Benito, was among 18 to have met the state’s extensive guidelines to reopen dine-in restaurants, destination retail and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: County near Bay Area among ...→

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Citing an agreement with the governor's office, Cardinal Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago on Wednesday announced a plan for the gradual reopening of [...] Read full article: Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: Stat...→

City on its way to begin reopening by early June, de Blasio says - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday that phase one of the city's reopening could start sometime in the first half of June which would allow for Read full article: City on its way to begin reopening by ea...→

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

The movement in the governor's office announced Wednesday came about following intense lobbying by the Illinois Restaurant Association, with lengthy meetings t [...] Read full article: Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Re...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To Give Tenants More Notice When Leases Won't Be Renewed

The measure would require landlords to provide 90 days notice to tenants who have lived in their units for more than 6 months before terminating or deciding no [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To ...→

City Council Approves Plan For Tribune Tower East, 102-Story Skyscraper That Would Be Chicago's 2nd Tallest Building

City Council Approves Plan For Tribune Tower East, 102-Story Skyscraper That Would Be Chicago's 2nd Tallest Building

The building would include a 200-room hotel, 564 condos and apartments, a 687-stall parking garage, and 14 loading docks on Lower Michigan Avenue and Lower Ill [...] Read full article: City Council Approves Plan For Tribune T...→

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said on Monday that the city is just six days away from reaching the criteria necessary to begin reopening. Read full article: Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away fr...→

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

The plan includes: handing out hand sanitizer, gloves and masks; following social distancing guidelines; and temperature checks before each service. Read full article: Church leaders outline plan for holding ...→

Broward, Miami-Dade Set to Enter Phase One of Reopening Monday

Broward, Miami-Dade Set to Enter Phase One of Reopening Monday

After close to two months of being on a near full lockdown in an effort to keep residents safe during the coronavirus pandemic, much of Broward and Miami-Dade [...] Read full article: Broward, Miami-Dade Set to Enter Phase O...→

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

The Pennsylvania Parks and Recreation Society issued a chart breaking down when places like playgrounds, gyms, and beaches will likely be open depending on wha [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania group lays out reopening ti...→

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...] Read full article: How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase o...→

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

According to the statements released by Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich, Rockford’s Bishop David Malloy and Joliet’s Apostolic Administrator Richard Pates, the [...] Read full article: Catholic churches outline plan for gradu...→

Photos: Santa Clara County to join coronavirus Phase 2 reopening but some stores are hesitant

Photos: Santa Clara County to join coronavirus Phase 2 reopening but some stores are hesitant

SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 21: Gussied Up Dog Boutique owner Kim Lipsett poses for a portrait inside her store in the Willow Glen neighborhood in San Jose, Calif., on [...] Read full article: Photos: Santa Clara County to join coron...→

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

The order would pertain to "retail stores, hotels, government buildings, schools and universities, recreational facilities, and service centers." Read full article: Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requireme...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

Connecticut Launches Phase One Of State's Reopening: 'This Is The First Feeling That We Have Had Of Normalcy'

Connecticut Launches Phase One Of State's Reopening: 'This Is The First Feeling That We Have Had Of Normalcy'

Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling says so far, 30 restaurants have applied online for permits needed to reopen since Monday. Twenty-four have been approved. Read full article: Connecticut Launches Phase One Of State'...→

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Newsmax TV ripped Judge Emmet Sullivan as a "political activist judge.""He's a disg [...] Read full article: Without mentioning him by name, former N...→

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates passed resolutions Monday calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to alter the Restore Illinois plan in an effort to help [...] Read full article: Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman ...→

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

With Chicagoans clamoring for the exits of their government-imposed exiles, one key metric set by the city appears to still present a considerable challenge: t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Fal...→

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

Members of San Diego’s restaurant industry showed off procedures Monday that local eateries are proposing to keep customers and employees safe once dine-in ser [...] Read full article: ‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego ...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

What coronavirus Phase 1 reopening looks like around the DC area | WTOP

What coronavirus Phase 1 reopening looks like around the DC area | WTOP

Parts of Maryland and Virginia entered Phase One of their gradual reopening plans. Here’s what that looks like in D.C. and its surrounding counties. Read full article: What coronavirus Phase 1 reopening looks...→

Parts of NY slowly begin reopening, others given phase 1 green light as soon as benchmarks met

The first wave of businesses includes retail — though only for curbside or in-store pickup — along with construction and manufacturing. Read full article: Parts of NY slowly begin reopening, othe...→

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reopen coronavirus-shuttered restaurants and bars under capacity restrictions is half-baked, with the potential to further starv [...] Read full article: Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s p...→

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...] Read full article: Here’s which Chicago businesses and plac...→

Photos: Santa Clara County to join coronavirus Phase 2 reopening but some stores are hesitant

Photos: Santa Clara County to join coronavirus Phase 2 reopening but some stores are hesitant

SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 21: Gussied Up Dog Boutique owner Kim Lipsett poses for a portrait inside her store in the Willow Glen neighborhood in San Jose, Calif., on [...] Read full article: Photos: Santa Clara County to join coron...→

City on its way to begin reopening by early June, de Blasio says - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday that phase one of the city's reopening could start sometime in the first half of June which would allow for Read full article: City on its way to begin reopening by ea...→

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

California has approved San Diego County to move further into stage 2 of the state’s reopening plan, allowing for in-store retail shopping, in-restaurant dinin [...] Read full article: SD County Approved to Advance Further In...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To Give Tenants More Notice When Leases Won't Be Renewed

The measure would require landlords to provide 90 days notice to tenants who have lived in their units for more than 6 months before terminating or deciding no [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To ...→

Restaurants Can Open With Outdoor Seating in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening: Pritzker

Restaurants Can Open With Outdoor Seating in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening: Pritzker

Illinois restaurants will be allowed to open with outdoor seating only in phase three of the state’s reopening plan, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Wednesday. Th [...] Read full article: Restaurants Can Open With Outdoor Seatin...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

Business Slow, Neighborhoods Awaken As SF Retailers Enter In Phase 2 Of COVID-19 Reopening

Business Slow, Neighborhoods Awaken As SF Retailers Enter In Phase 2 Of COVID-19 Reopening

On day one of phase two for reopening business after the COVID-19 shutdown, overall foot traffic was slow but stores were eager to open and SF neighborhoods lo [...] Read full article: Business Slow, Neighborhoods Awaken As S...→

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

With Chicagoans clamoring for the exits of their government-imposed exiles, one key metric set by the city appears to still present a considerable challenge: t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Fal...→

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

The plan includes: handing out hand sanitizer, gloves and masks; following social distancing guidelines; and temperature checks before each service. Read full article: Church leaders outline plan for holding ...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Broward, Miami-Dade Set to Enter Phase One of Reopening Monday

Broward, Miami-Dade Set to Enter Phase One of Reopening Monday

After close to two months of being on a near full lockdown in an effort to keep residents safe during the coronavirus pandemic, much of Broward and Miami-Dade [...] Read full article: Broward, Miami-Dade Set to Enter Phase O...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

What coronavirus Phase 1 reopening looks like around the DC area | WTOP

What coronavirus Phase 1 reopening looks like around the DC area | WTOP

Parts of Maryland and Virginia entered Phase One of their gradual reopening plans. Here’s what that looks like in D.C. and its surrounding counties. Read full article: What coronavirus Phase 1 reopening looks...→

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

The Pennsylvania Parks and Recreation Society issued a chart breaking down when places like playgrounds, gyms, and beaches will likely be open depending on wha [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania group lays out reopening ti...→

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

According to the statements released by Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich, Rockford’s Bishop David Malloy and Joliet’s Apostolic Administrator Richard Pates, the [...] Read full article: Catholic churches outline plan for gradu...→

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Citing an agreement with the governor's office, Cardinal Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago on Wednesday announced a plan for the gradual reopening of [...] Read full article: Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: Stat...→

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

The order would pertain to "retail stores, hotels, government buildings, schools and universities, recreational facilities, and service centers." Read full article: Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requireme...→

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

The movement in the governor's office announced Wednesday came about following intense lobbying by the Illinois Restaurant Association, with lengthy meetings t [...] Read full article: Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Re...→

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a series of revisions to the state’s phased reopening plan. The biggest changes will i [...] Read full article: Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday...→

Connecticut Launches Phase One Of State's Reopening: 'This Is The First Feeling That We Have Had Of Normalcy'

Connecticut Launches Phase One Of State's Reopening: 'This Is The First Feeling That We Have Had Of Normalcy'

Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling says so far, 30 restaurants have applied online for permits needed to reopen since Monday. Twenty-four have been approved. Read full article: Connecticut Launches Phase One Of State'...→

City Council Approves Plan For Tribune Tower East, 102-Story Skyscraper That Would Be Chicago's 2nd Tallest Building

City Council Approves Plan For Tribune Tower East, 102-Story Skyscraper That Would Be Chicago's 2nd Tallest Building

The building would include a 200-room hotel, 564 condos and apartments, a 687-stall parking garage, and 14 loading docks on Lower Michigan Avenue and Lower Ill [...] Read full article: City Council Approves Plan For Tribune T...→

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

As of May 18, there were 5,630 coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes statewide, with 3,050 in the city alone. Those Read full article: New York City Stepping Up Support For Nu...→

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Newsmax TV ripped Judge Emmet Sullivan as a "political activist judge.""He's a disg [...] Read full article: Without mentioning him by name, former N...→

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates passed resolutions Monday calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to alter the Restore Illinois plan in an effort to help [...] Read full article: Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman ...→

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said on Monday that the city is just six days away from reaching the criteria necessary to begin reopening. Read full article: Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away fr...→

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Owners of gyms shut down by coronavirus will need to wait until Phase 3 of Massachusetts’ reopening plan to restart their business — a decision that landed lik [...] Read full article: Boston-area gym owners disappointed in l...→

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

Members of San Diego’s restaurant industry showed off procedures Monday that local eateries are proposing to keep customers and employees safe once dine-in ser [...] Read full article: ‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego ...→

New Jersey salon owner sets own reopening date in defiance of Gov. Murphy’s coronavirus restrictions

New Jersey salon owner sets own reopening date in defiance of Gov. Murphy’s coronavirus restrictions

A New Jersey salon owner, whose business has been shuttered for nearly two months, says he’s “had enough” and plans on reopening June 1 despite Gov. Phil Murph [...] Read full article: New Jersey salon owner sets own reopenin...→

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→

Parts of NY slowly begin reopening, others given phase 1 green light as soon as benchmarks met

The first wave of businesses includes retail — though only for curbside or in-store pickup — along with construction and manufacturing. Read full article: Parts of NY slowly begin reopening, othe...→

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...] Read full article: How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase o...→

Coronavirus: County near Bay Area among 18 to get go-ahead on Phase 2 reopening

Coronavirus: County near Bay Area among 18 to get go-ahead on Phase 2 reopening

The first county near the Bay Area, San Benito, was among 18 to have met the state’s extensive guidelines to reopen dine-in restaurants, destination retail and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: County near Bay Area among ...→

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reopen coronavirus-shuttered restaurants and bars under capacity restrictions is half-baked, with the potential to further starv [...] Read full article: Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s p...→

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...] Read full article: Here’s which Chicago businesses and plac...→

Photos: Santa Clara County to join coronavirus Phase 2 reopening but some stores are hesitant

Photos: Santa Clara County to join coronavirus Phase 2 reopening but some stores are hesitant

SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 21: Gussied Up Dog Boutique owner Kim Lipsett poses for a portrait inside her store in the Willow Glen neighborhood in San Jose, Calif., on [...] Read full article: Photos: Santa Clara County to join coron...→

City on its way to begin reopening by early June, de Blasio says - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday that phase one of the city's reopening could start sometime in the first half of June which would allow for Read full article: City on its way to begin reopening by ea...→

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requirement For Face Coverings In City

The order would pertain to "retail stores, hotels, government buildings, schools and universities, recreational facilities, and service centers." Read full article: Minneapolis Mayor Frey To Sign Requireme...→

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

SD County Approved to Advance Further Into Stage 2 of State Reopening Plan

California has approved San Diego County to move further into stage 2 of the state’s reopening plan, allowing for in-store retail shopping, in-restaurant dinin [...] Read full article: SD County Approved to Advance Further In...→

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 Plan

The movement in the governor's office announced Wednesday came about following intense lobbying by the Illinois Restaurant Association, with lengthy meetings t [...] Read full article: Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Re...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday to Illinois’ Reopening Plan

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a series of revisions to the state’s phased reopening plan. The biggest changes will i [...] Read full article: Phase 3: The Changes Announced Wednesday...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To Give Tenants More Notice When Leases Won't Be Renewed

The measure would require landlords to provide 90 days notice to tenants who have lived in their units for more than 6 months before terminating or deciding no [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To ...→

Connecticut Launches Phase One Of State's Reopening: 'This Is The First Feeling That We Have Had Of Normalcy'

Connecticut Launches Phase One Of State's Reopening: 'This Is The First Feeling That We Have Had Of Normalcy'

Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling says so far, 30 restaurants have applied online for permits needed to reopen since Monday. Twenty-four have been approved. Read full article: Connecticut Launches Phase One Of State'...→

Restaurants Can Open With Outdoor Seating in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening: Pritzker

Restaurants Can Open With Outdoor Seating in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening: Pritzker

Illinois restaurants will be allowed to open with outdoor seating only in phase three of the state’s reopening plan, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Wednesday. Th [...] Read full article: Restaurants Can Open With Outdoor Seatin...→

City Council Approves Plan For Tribune Tower East, 102-Story Skyscraper That Would Be Chicago's 2nd Tallest Building

City Council Approves Plan For Tribune Tower East, 102-Story Skyscraper That Would Be Chicago's 2nd Tallest Building

The building would include a 200-room hotel, 564 condos and apartments, a 687-stall parking garage, and 14 loading docks on Lower Michigan Avenue and Lower Ill [...] Read full article: City Council Approves Plan For Tribune T...→

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

As of May 18, there were 5,630 coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes statewide, with 3,050 in the city alone. Those Read full article: New York City Stepping Up Support For Nu...→

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on News [...]

Without mentioning him by name, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Newsmax TV ripped Judge Emmet Sullivan as a "political activist judge.""He's a disg [...] Read full article: Without mentioning him by name, former N...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates passed resolutions Monday calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to alter the Restore Illinois plan in an effort to help [...] Read full article: Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman ...→

Business Slow, Neighborhoods Awaken As SF Retailers Enter In Phase 2 Of COVID-19 Reopening

Business Slow, Neighborhoods Awaken As SF Retailers Enter In Phase 2 Of COVID-19 Reopening

On day one of phase two for reopening business after the COVID-19 shutdown, overall foot traffic was slow but stores were eager to open and SF neighborhoods lo [...] Read full article: Business Slow, Neighborhoods Awaken As S...→

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said on Monday that the city is just six days away from reaching the criteria necessary to begin reopening. Read full article: Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away fr...→

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

With Chicagoans clamoring for the exits of their government-imposed exiles, one key metric set by the city appears to still present a considerable challenge: t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Fal...→

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Boston-area gym owners disappointed in late reopening per Gov. Baker’s plan

Owners of gyms shut down by coronavirus will need to wait until Phase 3 of Massachusetts’ reopening plan to restart their business — a decision that landed lik [...] Read full article: Boston-area gym owners disappointed in l...→

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

Church leaders outline plan for holding services again in Chicago

The plan includes: handing out hand sanitizer, gloves and masks; following social distancing guidelines; and temperature checks before each service. Read full article: Church leaders outline plan for holding ...→

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

Members of San Diego’s restaurant industry showed off procedures Monday that local eateries are proposing to keep customers and employees safe once dine-in ser [...] Read full article: ‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego ...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

New Jersey salon owner sets own reopening date in defiance of Gov. Murphy’s coronavirus restrictions

New Jersey salon owner sets own reopening date in defiance of Gov. Murphy’s coronavirus restrictions

A New Jersey salon owner, whose business has been shuttered for nearly two months, says he’s “had enough” and plans on reopening June 1 despite Gov. Phil Murph [...] Read full article: New Jersey salon owner sets own reopenin...→

Broward, Miami-Dade Set to Enter Phase One of Reopening Monday

Broward, Miami-Dade Set to Enter Phase One of Reopening Monday

After close to two months of being on a near full lockdown in an effort to keep residents safe during the coronavirus pandemic, much of Broward and Miami-Dade [...] Read full article: Broward, Miami-Dade Set to Enter Phase O...→

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

What coronavirus Phase 1 reopening looks like around the DC area | WTOP

What coronavirus Phase 1 reopening looks like around the DC area | WTOP

Parts of Maryland and Virginia entered Phase One of their gradual reopening plans. Here’s what that looks like in D.C. and its surrounding counties. Read full article: What coronavirus Phase 1 reopening looks...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

Pennsylvania group lays out reopening timeline for parks, other recreation facilities based Gov. Wolf's plan

The Pennsylvania Parks and Recreation Society issued a chart breaking down when places like playgrounds, gyms, and beaches will likely be open depending on wha [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania group lays out reopening ti...→

Parts of NY slowly begin reopening, others given phase 1 green light as soon as benchmarks met

The first wave of businesses includes retail — though only for curbside or in-store pickup — along with construction and manufacturing. Read full article: Parts of NY slowly begin reopening, othe...→

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...] Read full article: How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase o...→

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

Coronavirus: County near Bay Area among 18 to get go-ahead on Phase 2 reopening

Coronavirus: County near Bay Area among 18 to get go-ahead on Phase 2 reopening

The first county near the Bay Area, San Benito, was among 18 to have met the state’s extensive guidelines to reopen dine-in restaurants, destination retail and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: County near Bay Area among ...→

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

Catholic churches outline plan for gradual reopening (LIVE UPDATES)

According to the statements released by Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich, Rockford’s Bishop David Malloy and Joliet’s Apostolic Administrator Richard Pates, the [...] Read full article: Catholic churches outline plan for gradu...→

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reopen coronavirus-shuttered restaurants and bars under capacity restrictions is half-baked, with the potential to further starv [...] Read full article: Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s p...→

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Citing an agreement with the governor's office, Cardinal Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago on Wednesday announced a plan for the gradual reopening of [...] Read full article: Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: Stat...→