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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...→

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...→

The Latest: Nevada's shuttered casinos could reopen June 4

-Trump calls for reopening of houses of worship.... -Pence visits Georgia, says state is ‘leading the way.’ Read full article: The Latest: Nevada's shuttered casinos c...→

San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Reopen, But Dining Experience Will Change - Times of San Diego

San Diego County received the go-ahead from the state of California Wednesday night to allow restaurants to again serve dine-in customers. Read full article: San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Re...→

Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Bars and restaurants are getting the green light to reopen nine days from now if they can move their customers outdoors, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday a [...] Read full article: Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Out...→

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...→

To Reopen, Restaurants Are Doubling Down on Becoming Grocery Stores

To Reopen, Restaurants Are Doubling Down on Becoming Grocery Stores

In New York, Chicago, and California, the restaurant-as-market model looks to keep going, even after the coronavirus pandemic subsides. Read full article: To Reopen, Restaurants Are Doubling Down...→

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

The mayor said "we have to play to ... the person who’s just not gonna pay attention. What do we do to make sure we keep that person safe and minimize the risk [...] Read full article: Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

“Certainly there were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number, and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churc...→

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...→

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 ...→

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening P...→

Mayor: LA Will Never Completely Reopen 'Until We Have A Cure'

Mayor: LA Will Never Completely Reopen 'Until We Have A Cure'

Mayor Garcetti urged residents not to "overreact" to the comments, adding that L.A. would "never be completely open” until there is a vaccine. Read full article: Mayor: LA Will Never Completely Reopen '...→

Gov. Gavin Newsom Releases Criteria to Reopen Restaurants for Dine-In Service - LA Weekly

Governor Gavin Newsom released a three-page Cal/OSHA statewide general checklist for the reopening of dine-in restaurants today. Read full article: Gov. Gavin Newsom Releases Criteria to R...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

The reopening of New York City could start in June as long as coronavirus-related hospitalizations and other statistics continue to trend downward, Mayor Bill [...] Read full article: De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if c...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

Illinois bars, restaurants can reopen a month earlier with outdoor seating, Pritzker says

Illinois bars, restaurants can reopen a month earlier with outdoor seating, Pritzker says

Illinois restaurants and bars looking to reopen their outdoor dining areas during the coronavirus pandemic will now be allowed do so a month earlier than expec [...] Read full article: Illinois bars, restaurants can reopen a ...→

Some MN cities allowing bars, restaurants to expand outside seating into the street once they reopen

Some MN cities allowing bars, restaurants to expand outside seating into the street once they reopen

When Minnesota bars and restaurants reopen June 1, seating will be limited to outdoors. To help them m maximize social distancing — as well as sales — several [...] Read full article: Some MN cities allowing bars, restaurant...→

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 ...→

‘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 ...→

Restaurants enforce social distancing with pool floats and mini-greenhouses as they reopen during the coronavirus pandemic

Restaurants enforce social distancing with pool floats and mini-greenhouses as they reopen during the coronavirus pandemic

How bar and restaurant owners around the world from Germany to Maryland are getting creative to enforce social distancing measures for diners. Read full article: Restaurants enforce social distancing wi...→

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...→

Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another $1 billion budget hole

A year into office, the mayor faces a budget gap similar to what she started with, and there are fewer options to fill it. Without federal aid, "we are going t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday gave new details on what will be allowed to reopen in the next phase of the city’s plan, but the lakefront didn’t mak [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Pha...→

D.C. mayor extends stay-at-home order to June

D.C. mayor extends stay-at-home order to June

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Wednesday extended her stay-at-home order for the coronavirus pandemic until June 8. Read full article: D.C. mayor extends stay-at-home order to...→

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Restaurants will now have to keep a record of patrons' phone numbers, email addresses and time in to help with contact tracing. Read full article: Washington state will soon let restauran...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

More restaurants reopen their dining rooms with COVID-19 safety precautions - Atlanta INtown Paper

More restaurants reopen their dining rooms with COVID-19 safety precautions - Atlanta INtown Paper

More Intown restaurants are cautiously reopening their dining rooms to customers while putting COVID-19 safety precautions in place. Gov. Brian Kemp ordered th [...] Read full article: More restaurants reopen their dining roo...→

Indoor Restaurants in South Carolina Reopen Monday

Indoor Restaurants in South Carolina Reopen Monday

South Carolina will begin allowing dine-in service at restaurants and bars beginning Monday as a part of the state's next stage of reopening. Read full article: Indoor Restaurants in South Carolina Reo...→

Prince George’s Co. looks to reopen June 1; more contact tracing in Md. | WTOP

Prince George’s County is on its way to a modified reopening June 1. And statewide contact tracing is set to launch next week. Here’s the latest. Read full article: Prince George’s Co. looks to reopen June...→

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...→

Read Pritzker’s Full Statement on Allowing Illinois Restaurants to Reopen With Outdoor Seating in Phase 3

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday announced that Illinois restaurants will be allowed to re-open for outdoor seating in phase three of the state’s reopening plan [...] Read full article: Read Pritzker’s Full Statement on Allowi...→

Ithaca mayor warns of dire consequences if colleges don't reopen in the fall

Ithaca mayor warns of dire consequences if colleges don't reopen in the fall

Ithaca, New York, Mayor Svante Myrick said on Wednesday that the economic impact of university closings in his city – Cornell University and Ithaca College – i [...] Read full article: Ithaca mayor warns of dire consequences ...→

Elmhurst mayor to governor: We're ready to reopen

Elmhurst mayor to governor: We're ready to reopen

Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley on Tuesday continued to press Gov. J.B. Pritzker to separate Elmhurst and the rest of DuPage County from the Northeast region of th [...] Read full article: Elmhurst mayor to governor: We're ready ...→

VOTE NOW: How soon do you think restaurants, bars and retail should reopen in Metro Detroit?

VOTE NOW: How soon do you think restaurants, bars and retail should reopen in Metro Detroit?

Governor Whitmer has announced another relaxing of restriction in Michigan, with the partial reopening of two sections of the state. Read full article: VOTE NOW: How soon do you think restaura...→

Florida Keys will reopen to visitors June 1 amid pandemic | WTOP

The Florida Keys will reopen to tourists on June 1, more than two months after the island chain closed to visitors to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. Read full article: Florida Keys will reopen to visitors Jun...→

Hannity warns mayor who won't fully reopen without COVID-19 'cure': Don't expect us to bail you out

Hannity warns mayor who won't fully reopen without COVID-19 'cure': Don't expect us to bail you out

Sean Hannity warned Los Angles Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday night that if he chooses to keep some coronavirus-induced restrictions in effect until a vaccine is [...] Read full article: Hannity warns mayor who won't fully reop...→

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Restaurants in Washington state will be required to keep a log of each dine-in customer to facilitate contact tracing during phase two of the state's reopening [...] Read full article: Washington state directs restaurants to ...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

Washington, DC mayor extends city's stay-at-home order until June 8

Washington, DC mayor extends city's stay-at-home order until June 8

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Wednesday that she is extending the district’s stay-at-home orders through June 8 as the city battles the coronav [...] Read full article: Washington, DC mayor extends city's stay...→

Divided Diners: New Innovations as St. Louis Restaurants Prepare to Reopen

Divided Diners: New Innovations as St. Louis Restaurants Prepare to Reopen

In March, as the coronavirus swept the legs out from under their businesses, restaurant owners scrambled to figure out new strategies. Allow takeout? Switch to [...] Read full article: Divided Diners: New Innovations as St. L...→

Georgia restaurants in no rush to reopen, despite governor's decision

Georgia restaurants in no rush to reopen, despite governor's decision

Although nearly two weeks have passed since Georgia Governor Brian Kemp allowed restaurants to reopen dining room seating, owners are reticent to resume busine [...] Read full article: Georgia restaurants in no rush to reopen...→

The Latest: Nevada's shuttered casinos could reopen June 4

-Trump calls for reopening of houses of worship.... -Pence visits Georgia, says state is ‘leading the way.’ Read full article: The Latest: Nevada's shuttered casinos c...→

Prince George’s Co. looks to reopen June 1; more contact tracing in Md. | WTOP

Prince George’s County is on its way to a modified reopening June 1. And statewide contact tracing is set to launch next week. Here’s the latest. Read full article: Prince George’s Co. looks to reopen June...→

Illinois bars, restaurants can reopen a month earlier with outdoor seating, Pritzker says

Illinois bars, restaurants can reopen a month earlier with outdoor seating, Pritzker says

Illinois restaurants and bars looking to reopen their outdoor dining areas during the coronavirus pandemic will now be allowed do so a month earlier than expec [...] Read full article: Illinois bars, restaurants can reopen a ...→

Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Bars and restaurants are getting the green light to reopen nine days from now if they can move their customers outdoors, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday a [...] Read full article: Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Out...→

Read Pritzker’s Full Statement on Allowing Illinois Restaurants to Reopen With Outdoor Seating in Phase 3

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday announced that Illinois restaurants will be allowed to re-open for outdoor seating in phase three of the state’s reopening plan [...] Read full article: Read Pritzker’s Full Statement on Allowi...→

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 ...→

To Reopen, Restaurants Are Doubling Down on Becoming Grocery Stores

To Reopen, Restaurants Are Doubling Down on Becoming Grocery Stores

In New York, Chicago, and California, the restaurant-as-market model looks to keep going, even after the coronavirus pandemic subsides. Read full article: To Reopen, Restaurants Are Doubling Down...→

Elmhurst mayor to governor: We're ready to reopen

Elmhurst mayor to governor: We're ready to reopen

Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley on Tuesday continued to press Gov. J.B. Pritzker to separate Elmhurst and the rest of DuPage County from the Northeast region of th [...] Read full article: Elmhurst mayor to governor: We're ready ...→

‘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...→

Hannity warns mayor who won't fully reopen without COVID-19 'cure': Don't expect us to bail you out

Hannity warns mayor who won't fully reopen without COVID-19 'cure': Don't expect us to bail you out

Sean Hannity warned Los Angles Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday night that if he chooses to keep some coronavirus-induced restrictions in effect until a vaccine is [...] Read full article: Hannity warns mayor who won't fully reop...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening P...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

D.C. mayor extends stay-at-home order to June

D.C. mayor extends stay-at-home order to June

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Wednesday extended her stay-at-home order for the coronavirus pandemic until June 8. Read full article: D.C. mayor extends stay-at-home order to...→

Gov. Gavin Newsom Releases Criteria to Reopen Restaurants for Dine-In Service - LA Weekly

Governor Gavin Newsom released a three-page Cal/OSHA statewide general checklist for the reopening of dine-in restaurants today. Read full article: Gov. Gavin Newsom Releases Criteria to R...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

The reopening of New York City could start in June as long as coronavirus-related hospitalizations and other statistics continue to trend downward, Mayor Bill [...] Read full article: De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if c...→

Divided Diners: New Innovations as St. Louis Restaurants Prepare to Reopen

Divided Diners: New Innovations as St. Louis Restaurants Prepare to Reopen

In March, as the coronavirus swept the legs out from under their businesses, restaurant owners scrambled to figure out new strategies. Allow takeout? Switch to [...] Read full article: Divided Diners: New Innovations as St. L...→

Indoor Restaurants in South Carolina Reopen Monday

Indoor Restaurants in South Carolina Reopen Monday

South Carolina will begin allowing dine-in service at restaurants and bars beginning Monday as a part of the state's next stage of reopening. Read full article: Indoor Restaurants in South Carolina Reo...→

San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Reopen, But Dining Experience Will Change - Times of San Diego

San Diego County received the go-ahead from the state of California Wednesday night to allow restaurants to again serve dine-in customers. Read full article: San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Re...→

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...→

Some MN cities allowing bars, restaurants to expand outside seating into the street once they reopen

Some MN cities allowing bars, restaurants to expand outside seating into the street once they reopen

When Minnesota bars and restaurants reopen June 1, seating will be limited to outdoors. To help them m maximize social distancing — as well as sales — several [...] Read full article: Some MN cities allowing bars, restaurant...→

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...→

Ithaca mayor warns of dire consequences if colleges don't reopen in the fall

Ithaca mayor warns of dire consequences if colleges don't reopen in the fall

Ithaca, New York, Mayor Svante Myrick said on Wednesday that the economic impact of university closings in his city – Cornell University and Ithaca College – i [...] Read full article: Ithaca mayor warns of dire consequences ...→

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

The mayor said "we have to play to ... the person who’s just not gonna pay attention. What do we do to make sure we keep that person safe and minimize the risk [...] Read full article: Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the ...→

VOTE NOW: How soon do you think restaurants, bars and retail should reopen in Metro Detroit?

VOTE NOW: How soon do you think restaurants, bars and retail should reopen in Metro Detroit?

Governor Whitmer has announced another relaxing of restriction in Michigan, with the partial reopening of two sections of the state. Read full article: VOTE NOW: How soon do you think restaura...→

Restaurants enforce social distancing with pool floats and mini-greenhouses as they reopen during the coronavirus pandemic

Restaurants enforce social distancing with pool floats and mini-greenhouses as they reopen during the coronavirus pandemic

How bar and restaurant owners around the world from Germany to Maryland are getting creative to enforce social distancing measures for diners. Read full article: Restaurants enforce social distancing wi...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

“Certainly there were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number, and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churc...→

Florida Keys will reopen to visitors June 1 amid pandemic | WTOP

The Florida Keys will reopen to tourists on June 1, more than two months after the island chain closed to visitors to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. Read full article: Florida Keys will reopen to visitors Jun...→

Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another $1 billion budget hole

A year into office, the mayor faces a budget gap similar to what she started with, and there are fewer options to fill it. Without federal aid, "we are going t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another ...→

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 ...→

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Restaurants in Washington state will be required to keep a log of each dine-in customer to facilitate contact tracing during phase two of the state's reopening [...] Read full article: Washington state directs restaurants to ...→

Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday gave new details on what will be allowed to reopen in the next phase of the city’s plan, but the lakefront didn’t mak [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Pha...→

Mayor: LA Will Never Completely Reopen 'Until We Have A Cure'

Mayor: LA Will Never Completely Reopen 'Until We Have A Cure'

Mayor Garcetti urged residents not to "overreact" to the comments, adding that L.A. would "never be completely open” until there is a vaccine. Read full article: Mayor: LA Will Never Completely Reopen '...→

Washington, DC mayor extends city's stay-at-home order until June 8

Washington, DC mayor extends city's stay-at-home order until June 8

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Wednesday that she is extending the district’s stay-at-home orders through June 8 as the city battles the coronav [...] Read full article: Washington, DC mayor extends city's stay...→

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Restaurants will now have to keep a record of patrons' phone numbers, email addresses and time in to help with contact tracing. Read full article: Washington state will soon let restauran...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

More restaurants reopen their dining rooms with COVID-19 safety precautions - Atlanta INtown Paper

More restaurants reopen their dining rooms with COVID-19 safety precautions - Atlanta INtown Paper

More Intown restaurants are cautiously reopening their dining rooms to customers while putting COVID-19 safety precautions in place. Gov. Brian Kemp ordered th [...] Read full article: More restaurants reopen their dining roo...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

Georgia restaurants in no rush to reopen, despite governor's decision

Georgia restaurants in no rush to reopen, despite governor's decision

Although nearly two weeks have passed since Georgia Governor Brian Kemp allowed restaurants to reopen dining room seating, owners are reticent to resume busine [...] Read full article: Georgia restaurants in no rush to reopen...→

The Latest: Nevada's shuttered casinos could reopen June 4

-Trump calls for reopening of houses of worship.... -Pence visits Georgia, says state is ‘leading the way.’ Read full article: The Latest: Nevada's shuttered casinos c...→

Prince George’s Co. looks to reopen June 1; more contact tracing in Md. | WTOP

Prince George’s County is on its way to a modified reopening June 1. And statewide contact tracing is set to launch next week. Here’s the latest. Read full article: Prince George’s Co. looks to reopen June...→

San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Reopen, But Dining Experience Will Change - Times of San Diego

San Diego County received the go-ahead from the state of California Wednesday night to allow restaurants to again serve dine-in customers. Read full article: San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Re...→

Illinois bars, restaurants can reopen a month earlier with outdoor seating, Pritzker says

Illinois bars, restaurants can reopen a month earlier with outdoor seating, Pritzker says

Illinois restaurants and bars looking to reopen their outdoor dining areas during the coronavirus pandemic will now be allowed do so a month earlier than expec [...] Read full article: Illinois bars, restaurants can reopen a ...→

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...→

Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Bars and restaurants are getting the green light to reopen nine days from now if they can move their customers outdoors, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday a [...] Read full article: Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Out...→

Some MN cities allowing bars, restaurants to expand outside seating into the street once they reopen

Some MN cities allowing bars, restaurants to expand outside seating into the street once they reopen

When Minnesota bars and restaurants reopen June 1, seating will be limited to outdoors. To help them m maximize social distancing — as well as sales — several [...] Read full article: Some MN cities allowing bars, restaurant...→

Read Pritzker’s Full Statement on Allowing Illinois Restaurants to Reopen With Outdoor Seating in Phase 3

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday announced that Illinois restaurants will be allowed to re-open for outdoor seating in phase three of the state’s reopening plan [...] Read full article: Read Pritzker’s Full Statement on Allowi...→

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 ...→

Ithaca mayor warns of dire consequences if colleges don't reopen in the fall

Ithaca mayor warns of dire consequences if colleges don't reopen in the fall

Ithaca, New York, Mayor Svante Myrick said on Wednesday that the economic impact of university closings in his city – Cornell University and Ithaca College – i [...] Read full article: Ithaca mayor warns of dire consequences ...→

To Reopen, Restaurants Are Doubling Down on Becoming Grocery Stores

To Reopen, Restaurants Are Doubling Down on Becoming Grocery Stores

In New York, Chicago, and California, the restaurant-as-market model looks to keep going, even after the coronavirus pandemic subsides. Read full article: To Reopen, Restaurants Are Doubling Down...→

Elmhurst mayor to governor: We're ready to reopen

Elmhurst mayor to governor: We're ready to reopen

Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley on Tuesday continued to press Gov. J.B. Pritzker to separate Elmhurst and the rest of DuPage County from the Northeast region of th [...] Read full article: Elmhurst mayor to governor: We're ready ...→

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the lakefront — but safely

The mayor said "we have to play to ... the person who’s just not gonna pay attention. What do we do to make sure we keep that person safe and minimize the risk [...] Read full article: Lightfoot working on plan to reopen the ...→

‘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 ...→

VOTE NOW: How soon do you think restaurants, bars and retail should reopen in Metro Detroit?

VOTE NOW: How soon do you think restaurants, bars and retail should reopen in Metro Detroit?

Governor Whitmer has announced another relaxing of restriction in Michigan, with the partial reopening of two sections of the state. Read full article: VOTE NOW: How soon do you think restaura...→

Restaurants enforce social distancing with pool floats and mini-greenhouses as they reopen during the coronavirus pandemic

Restaurants enforce social distancing with pool floats and mini-greenhouses as they reopen during the coronavirus pandemic

How bar and restaurant owners around the world from Germany to Maryland are getting creative to enforce social distancing measures for diners. Read full article: Restaurants enforce social distancing wi...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

“Certainly there were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number, and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churc...→

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...→

Florida Keys will reopen to visitors June 1 amid pandemic | WTOP

The Florida Keys will reopen to tourists on June 1, more than two months after the island chain closed to visitors to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. Read full article: Florida Keys will reopen to visitors Jun...→

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...→

Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another $1 billion budget hole

A year into office, the mayor faces a budget gap similar to what she started with, and there are fewer options to fill it. Without federal aid, "we are going t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another ...→

Hannity warns mayor who won't fully reopen without COVID-19 'cure': Don't expect us to bail you out

Hannity warns mayor who won't fully reopen without COVID-19 'cure': Don't expect us to bail you out

Sean Hannity warned Los Angles Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday night that if he chooses to keep some coronavirus-induced restrictions in effect until a vaccine is [...] Read full article: Hannity warns mayor who won't fully reop...→

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 ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Restaurants in Washington state will be required to keep a log of each dine-in customer to facilitate contact tracing during phase two of the state's reopening [...] Read full article: Washington state directs restaurants to ...→

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening P...→

Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday gave new details on what will be allowed to reopen in the next phase of the city’s plan, but the lakefront didn’t mak [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Pha...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

Mayor: LA Will Never Completely Reopen 'Until We Have A Cure'

Mayor: LA Will Never Completely Reopen 'Until We Have A Cure'

Mayor Garcetti urged residents not to "overreact" to the comments, adding that L.A. would "never be completely open” until there is a vaccine. Read full article: Mayor: LA Will Never Completely Reopen '...→

D.C. mayor extends stay-at-home order to June

D.C. mayor extends stay-at-home order to June

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Wednesday extended her stay-at-home order for the coronavirus pandemic until June 8. Read full article: D.C. mayor extends stay-at-home order to...→

Washington, DC mayor extends city's stay-at-home order until June 8

Washington, DC mayor extends city's stay-at-home order until June 8

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Wednesday that she is extending the district’s stay-at-home orders through June 8 as the city battles the coronav [...] Read full article: Washington, DC mayor extends city's stay...→

Gov. Gavin Newsom Releases Criteria to Reopen Restaurants for Dine-In Service - LA Weekly

Governor Gavin Newsom released a three-page Cal/OSHA statewide general checklist for the reopening of dine-in restaurants today. Read full article: Gov. Gavin Newsom Releases Criteria to R...→

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Restaurants will now have to keep a record of patrons' phone numbers, email addresses and time in to help with contact tracing. Read full article: Washington state will soon let restauran...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

The reopening of New York City could start in June as long as coronavirus-related hospitalizations and other statistics continue to trend downward, Mayor Bill [...] Read full article: De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if c...→

More restaurants reopen their dining rooms with COVID-19 safety precautions - Atlanta INtown Paper

More restaurants reopen their dining rooms with COVID-19 safety precautions - Atlanta INtown Paper

More Intown restaurants are cautiously reopening their dining rooms to customers while putting COVID-19 safety precautions in place. Gov. Brian Kemp ordered th [...] Read full article: More restaurants reopen their dining roo...→

Divided Diners: New Innovations as St. Louis Restaurants Prepare to Reopen

Divided Diners: New Innovations as St. Louis Restaurants Prepare to Reopen

In March, as the coronavirus swept the legs out from under their businesses, restaurant owners scrambled to figure out new strategies. Allow takeout? Switch to [...] Read full article: Divided Diners: New Innovations as St. L...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

Indoor Restaurants in South Carolina Reopen Monday

Indoor Restaurants in South Carolina Reopen Monday

South Carolina will begin allowing dine-in service at restaurants and bars beginning Monday as a part of the state's next stage of reopening. Read full article: Indoor Restaurants in South Carolina Reo...→

Georgia restaurants in no rush to reopen, despite governor's decision

Georgia restaurants in no rush to reopen, despite governor's decision

Although nearly two weeks have passed since Georgia Governor Brian Kemp allowed restaurants to reopen dining room seating, owners are reticent to resume busine [...] Read full article: Georgia restaurants in no rush to reopen...→