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What to Expect When Restaurants Reopen in Chicago

What to Expect When Restaurants Reopen in Chicago

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: What to Expect When Restaurants Reopen i...→

What to Expect When Restaurants Reopen in Chicago

What to Expect When Restaurants Reopen in Chicago

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: What to Expect When Restaurants Reopen i...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Movie theaters: A select few will reopen Friday in Chicago suburbs

Movie theaters: A select few will reopen Friday in Chicago suburbs

Cinemas in Elmhurst, North Riverside, Elk Grove Village and elsewhere put restrictions on audiences coming to see old and newish films indoors. Read full article: Movie theaters: A select few will reopen...→

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Outdoor amusement parks and playgrounds in New Jersey are allowed to reopen ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday. Beginning [...] Read full article: Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, w...→

Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen as virus toll eases

Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen as virus toll eases

Millions of people in Britain will be able to go to the pub, visit a movie theater, get a haircut or attend a religious service starting July 4, in a major loo [...] Read full article: Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen a...→

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

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...→

2 Miami restaurants reopen after reported COVID-19 safety violations prompt closures

2 Miami restaurants reopen after reported COVID-19 safety violations prompt closures

MIAMI (WSVN) - Two restaurants in Miami have reopened just in time for Father’s Day, two days after, officials said, police ordered them to shut... Read full article: 2 Miami restaurants reopen after reporte...→

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Illinois has prohibited visitors at nursing homes since mid-March to limit the spread of the virus among people who are particularly vulnerable because of thei [...] Read full article: Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois N...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Unique COVID-19 Strain in Chicago, U of I Classes

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Unique COVID-19 Strain in Chicago, U of I Classes

A unique strain of the coronavirus has been discovered in Chicago, bringing a new perspective on the symptoms residents may experience and how they could be af [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Unique COV...→

Chicago Harbors To Reopen Next Week But With COVID-19 Restrictions

Chicago Harbors To Reopen Next Week But With COVID-19 Restrictions

Next week harbors will be bustling, but COVID-19 brings a lot of changes and sinking revenue not only for boaters who make a living on the water but also for t [...] Read full article: Chicago Harbors To Reopen Next Week But ...→

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

Restaurants will be allowed to open with outdoor seating on Monday as New York City enters the second phase of easing coronavirus restrictions. Read full article: NYC restaurants to open with outdoor sea...→

Chicago bars reopen (LIVE UPDATES)

Chicago bars reopen (LIVE UPDATES)

Chatting with a bartender about the virtues of home field advantage in the NFL, Christian Trezvant sat at the window of the The Green Lady tavern in Lake View [...] Read full article: Chicago bars reopen (LIVE UPDATES)...→

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

"It feels like opening day," said Melani Hoffman, owner of Green Lady Tavern in Lake View. "I am very fortunate in that I was able to pivot pretty quickly." Read full article: Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — a...→

After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Reopen With Caution

"I believe in science data and I am nervous. And if we find it isn't safe, then we will stop doing it. Opening at our business will not come at the cost of peo [...] Read full article: After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Re...→

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...→

Lasting Impact: Some Retailers, Restaurants Won't Reopen After COVID-19

Lasting Impact: Some Retailers, Restaurants Won't Reopen After COVID-19

According to the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, about 20% of the state’s restaurants will not reopen. Read full article: Lasting Impact: Some Retailers, Restaura...→

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...→

Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics of outdoor seating, salons open in full force - amNewYork

As New York City transitioned into phase two of its reopening on Monday, Brooklyn’s business leaders reported that eateries were working out the logistics Read full article: Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics ...→

Chicago Phase 4 Guidelines: Here's a Look at What to Expect

Chicago Phase 4 Guidelines: Here's a Look at What to Expect

As Chicago enters phase four at the end of the week, the city will see some big changes. The transition will bring back several businesses and attractions to t [...] Read full article: Chicago Phase 4 Guidelines: Here's a Loo...→

Illinois to reopen museums, gyms with restrictions this week

Illinois to reopen museums, gyms with restrictions this week

Illinois is poised to move to the next phase of reopening Friday, allowing museums, gyms and zoos to open their doors with restrictions Read full article: Illinois to reopen museums, gyms with re...→

A Look at What Will Reopen in Phase 4 in Chicago

A Look at What Will Reopen in Phase 4 in Chicago

NOTE: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city health officials are set to hold a press conference to discuss the changes at 1 p.m. Watch live in the player above [...] Read full article: A Look at What Will Reopen in Phase 4 in...→

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Nearly 60 percent of guns recovered in Chicago come from out-of-state dealers, with more than 20 percent traced back to Indiana, according to a newly-released [...] Read full article: Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes ...→

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago's restaurants will be allowed to serve limited numbers of diners indoors beginning next week, which is earlier than expected Read full article: Chicago restaurants given OK for limited...→

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

In an about face, Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining with the rest of the state starting June 26. Read full article: Chicago restaurants can open for indoor ...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago will offer $200 to each taxicab to help pay for personal protective equipment

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago will offer $200 to each taxicab to help pay for personal protective equipment

Chicago is opening a new front as it slowly gets back to normal during the pandemic: Helping cab drivers buy personal protective equipment.... Under a plan to [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago...→

McDonald's to Hire 260,000 Staff as Restaurants Reopen

McDonald's to Hire 260,000 Staff as Restaurants Reopen

McDonald's Corp, said on Thursday it would hire about 260,000 restaurant staff in the United States this summer, as stores reopen for diners after serving them [...] Read full article: McDonald's to Hire 260,000 Staff as Rest...→

When Will Chicago Beaches Reopen?

When Will Chicago Beaches Reopen?

Chicago’s beaches aren’t reopening with Lakefront Trail next week. The city’s mayor said the decision to keep beaches closed was aimed at preventing crowds fro [...] Read full article: When Will Chicago Beaches Reopen?...→

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

All establishments must follow social distancing rules, and employees and customers have to wear face coverings if they’re within six feet of people. Read full article: New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago Park District will rely on ‘social distancing ambassadors’ when Lakefront Trail and the 606 reopen next week

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago Park District will rely on ‘social distancing ambassadors’ when Lakefront Trail and the 606 reopen next week

The 606 Bloomingdale Trail, a popular bike and pedestrian path on the Northwest Side, will reopen Monday months after it was closed because of the pandemic. Th [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago...→

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...→

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurateurs can now seat patrons at indoor tables — with a number of restrictions — following months of being under a coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor ...→

Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appealed a federal judge's ruling that allows indoor gyms in Michigan to reopen this Thursday. Read full article: Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing ...→

From Italy, CSO’s Riccardo Muti looks to reopen classical music scene in Chicago

From Italy, CSO’s Riccardo Muti looks to reopen classical music scene in Chicago

Muti, who has been conducting concerts this spring in Italy — with social distancing guidelines in place — suggests that concerts could be held in Chicago’s Mi [...] Read full article: From Italy, CSO’s Riccardo Muti looks to...→

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

Big Apple restaurants and bars are eagerly, yet cautiously gearing up to open for outdoor dining Monday as the city enters Phase Two of reopening from its coro [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 r...→

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing homes in Illinois can now allow visitors for residents as long as the visits remain outdoors, according to new guidance released by the state. Accordin [...] Read full article: Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow ...→

Chicago To Reopen Indoor Dining With Rest Of State June 26, With Limits Due To COVID-19

Chicago To Reopen Indoor Dining With Rest Of State June 26, With Limits Due To COVID-19

Chicago restaurants will be open for indoor dining with limitations, along with the rest of the state of Illinois, during Stage 4 of the COVID-19 reopening pla [...] Read full article: Chicago To Reopen Indoor Dining With Res...→

EDITORIAL: A big step forward for police reform in Chicago and Illinois

EDITORIAL: A big step forward for police reform in Chicago and Illinois

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled police unions can’t force misconduct records to be destroyed. It’s a game changer. Read full article: EDITORIAL: A big step forward for police...→

Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Chicago Police Misconduct Records Should Not Be Destroyed

Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Chicago Police Misconduct Records Should Not Be Destroyed

The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of upholding the City of Chicago’s request to preserve all police misconduct records, a decision widely w [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Ch...→

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

CBS 2’s Tara Molina found one suburb giving instant approval for outdoor bar and restaurant space - just snap a picture and send it in. Read full article: Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For ...→

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...→

Movie theaters: A select few will reopen Friday in Chicago suburbs

Movie theaters: A select few will reopen Friday in Chicago suburbs

Cinemas in Elmhurst, North Riverside, Elk Grove Village and elsewhere put restrictions on audiences coming to see old and newish films indoors. Read full article: Movie theaters: A select few will reopen...→

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...→

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...→

Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen as virus toll eases

Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen as virus toll eases

Millions of people in Britain will be able to go to the pub, visit a movie theater, get a haircut or attend a religious service starting July 4, in a major loo [...] Read full article: Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen a...→

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurateurs can now seat patrons at indoor tables — with a number of restrictions — following months of being under a coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor ...→

Chicago Phase 4 Guidelines: Here's a Look at What to Expect

Chicago Phase 4 Guidelines: Here's a Look at What to Expect

As Chicago enters phase four at the end of the week, the city will see some big changes. The transition will bring back several businesses and attractions to t [...] Read full article: Chicago Phase 4 Guidelines: Here's a Loo...→

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...→

From Italy, CSO’s Riccardo Muti looks to reopen classical music scene in Chicago

From Italy, CSO’s Riccardo Muti looks to reopen classical music scene in Chicago

Muti, who has been conducting concerts this spring in Italy — with social distancing guidelines in place — suggests that concerts could be held in Chicago’s Mi [...] Read full article: From Italy, CSO’s Riccardo Muti looks to...→

A Look at What Will Reopen in Phase 4 in Chicago

A Look at What Will Reopen in Phase 4 in Chicago

NOTE: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city health officials are set to hold a press conference to discuss the changes at 1 p.m. Watch live in the player above [...] Read full article: A Look at What Will Reopen in Phase 4 in...→

2 Miami restaurants reopen after reported COVID-19 safety violations prompt closures

2 Miami restaurants reopen after reported COVID-19 safety violations prompt closures

MIAMI (WSVN) - Two restaurants in Miami have reopened just in time for Father’s Day, two days after, officials said, police ordered them to shut... Read full article: 2 Miami restaurants reopen after reporte...→

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

Big Apple restaurants and bars are eagerly, yet cautiously gearing up to open for outdoor dining Monday as the city enters Phase Two of reopening from its coro [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 r...→

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago's restaurants will be allowed to serve limited numbers of diners indoors beginning next week, which is earlier than expected Read full article: Chicago restaurants given OK for limited...→

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Illinois has prohibited visitors at nursing homes since mid-March to limit the spread of the virus among people who are particularly vulnerable because of thei [...] Read full article: Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois N...→

Chicago To Reopen Indoor Dining With Rest Of State June 26, With Limits Due To COVID-19

Chicago To Reopen Indoor Dining With Rest Of State June 26, With Limits Due To COVID-19

Chicago restaurants will be open for indoor dining with limitations, along with the rest of the state of Illinois, during Stage 4 of the COVID-19 reopening pla [...] Read full article: Chicago To Reopen Indoor Dining With Res...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago will offer $200 to each taxicab to help pay for personal protective equipment

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago will offer $200 to each taxicab to help pay for personal protective equipment

Chicago is opening a new front as it slowly gets back to normal during the pandemic: Helping cab drivers buy personal protective equipment.... Under a plan to [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago...→

Chicago Harbors To Reopen Next Week But With COVID-19 Restrictions

Chicago Harbors To Reopen Next Week But With COVID-19 Restrictions

Next week harbors will be bustling, but COVID-19 brings a lot of changes and sinking revenue not only for boaters who make a living on the water but also for t [...] Read full article: Chicago Harbors To Reopen Next Week But ...→

When Will Chicago Beaches Reopen?

When Will Chicago Beaches Reopen?

Chicago’s beaches aren’t reopening with Lakefront Trail next week. The city’s mayor said the decision to keep beaches closed was aimed at preventing crowds fro [...] Read full article: When Will Chicago Beaches Reopen?...→

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

Restaurants will be allowed to open with outdoor seating on Monday as New York City enters the second phase of easing coronavirus restrictions. Read full article: NYC restaurants to open with outdoor sea...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago Park District will rely on ‘social distancing ambassadors’ when Lakefront Trail and the 606 reopen next week

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago Park District will rely on ‘social distancing ambassadors’ when Lakefront Trail and the 606 reopen next week

The 606 Bloomingdale Trail, a popular bike and pedestrian path on the Northwest Side, will reopen Monday months after it was closed because of the pandemic. Th [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago...→

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

"It feels like opening day," said Melani Hoffman, owner of Green Lady Tavern in Lake View. "I am very fortunate in that I was able to pivot pretty quickly." Read full article: Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — a...→

After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Reopen With Caution

"I believe in science data and I am nervous. And if we find it isn't safe, then we will stop doing it. Opening at our business will not come at the cost of peo [...] Read full article: After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Re...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Lasting Impact: Some Retailers, Restaurants Won't Reopen After COVID-19

Lasting Impact: Some Retailers, Restaurants Won't Reopen After COVID-19

According to the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, about 20% of the state’s restaurants will not reopen. Read full article: Lasting Impact: Some Retailers, Restaura...→

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Outdoor amusement parks and playgrounds in New Jersey are allowed to reopen ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday. Beginning [...] Read full article: Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, w...→

Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics of outdoor seating, salons open in full force - amNewYork

As New York City transitioned into phase two of its reopening on Monday, Brooklyn’s business leaders reported that eateries were working out the logistics Read full article: Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics ...→

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appealed a federal judge's ruling that allows indoor gyms in Michigan to reopen this Thursday. Read full article: Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing ...→

Illinois to reopen museums, gyms with restrictions this week

Illinois to reopen museums, gyms with restrictions this week

Illinois is poised to move to the next phase of reopening Friday, allowing museums, gyms and zoos to open their doors with restrictions Read full article: Illinois to reopen museums, gyms with re...→

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...→

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Nearly 60 percent of guns recovered in Chicago come from out-of-state dealers, with more than 20 percent traced back to Indiana, according to a newly-released [...] Read full article: Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes ...→

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing homes in Illinois can now allow visitors for residents as long as the visits remain outdoors, according to new guidance released by the state. Accordin [...] Read full article: Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow ...→

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

In an about face, Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining with the rest of the state starting June 26. Read full article: Chicago restaurants can open for indoor ...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Unique COVID-19 Strain in Chicago, U of I Classes

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Unique COVID-19 Strain in Chicago, U of I Classes

A unique strain of the coronavirus has been discovered in Chicago, bringing a new perspective on the symptoms residents may experience and how they could be af [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Unique COV...→

EDITORIAL: A big step forward for police reform in Chicago and Illinois

EDITORIAL: A big step forward for police reform in Chicago and Illinois

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled police unions can’t force misconduct records to be destroyed. It’s a game changer. Read full article: EDITORIAL: A big step forward for police...→

McDonald's to Hire 260,000 Staff as Restaurants Reopen

McDonald's to Hire 260,000 Staff as Restaurants Reopen

McDonald's Corp, said on Thursday it would hire about 260,000 restaurant staff in the United States this summer, as stores reopen for diners after serving them [...] Read full article: McDonald's to Hire 260,000 Staff as Rest...→

Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Chicago Police Misconduct Records Should Not Be Destroyed

Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Chicago Police Misconduct Records Should Not Be Destroyed

The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of upholding the City of Chicago’s request to preserve all police misconduct records, a decision widely w [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Ch...→

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

All establishments must follow social distancing rules, and employees and customers have to wear face coverings if they’re within six feet of people. Read full article: New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday...→

Chicago bars reopen (LIVE UPDATES)

Chicago bars reopen (LIVE UPDATES)

Chatting with a bartender about the virtues of home field advantage in the NFL, Christian Trezvant sat at the window of the The Green Lady tavern in Lake View [...] Read full article: Chicago bars reopen (LIVE UPDATES)...→

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

CBS 2’s Tara Molina found one suburb giving instant approval for outdoor bar and restaurant space - just snap a picture and send it in. Read full article: Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For ...→

After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Reopen With Caution

"I believe in science data and I am nervous. And if we find it isn't safe, then we will stop doing it. Opening at our business will not come at the cost of peo [...] Read full article: After COVID-19 Closures, Chicago Gyms Re...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

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...→

Movie theaters: A select few will reopen Friday in Chicago suburbs

Movie theaters: A select few will reopen Friday in Chicago suburbs

Cinemas in Elmhurst, North Riverside, Elk Grove Village and elsewhere put restrictions on audiences coming to see old and newish films indoors. Read full article: Movie theaters: A select few will reopen...→

Lasting Impact: Some Retailers, Restaurants Won't Reopen After COVID-19

Lasting Impact: Some Retailers, Restaurants Won't Reopen After COVID-19

According to the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, about 20% of the state’s restaurants will not reopen. Read full article: Lasting Impact: Some Retailers, Restaura...→

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...→

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Outdoor amusement parks and playgrounds in New Jersey are allowed to reopen ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday. Beginning [...] Read full article: Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, w...→

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...→

Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen as virus toll eases

Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen as virus toll eases

Millions of people in Britain will be able to go to the pub, visit a movie theater, get a haircut or attend a religious service starting July 4, in a major loo [...] Read full article: Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen a...→

Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics of outdoor seating, salons open in full force - amNewYork

As New York City transitioned into phase two of its reopening on Monday, Brooklyn’s business leaders reported that eateries were working out the logistics Read full article: Brooklyn restaurants consider logistics ...→

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor dining: Here’s what it’s like

Massachusetts restaurateurs can now seat patrons at indoor tables — with a number of restrictions — following months of being under a coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Massachusetts restaurants reopen indoor ...→

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

Chicago Phase 4 Guidelines: Here's a Look at What to Expect

Chicago Phase 4 Guidelines: Here's a Look at What to Expect

As Chicago enters phase four at the end of the week, the city will see some big changes. The transition will bring back several businesses and attractions to t [...] Read full article: Chicago Phase 4 Guidelines: Here's a Loo...→

Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appealed a federal judge's ruling that allows indoor gyms in Michigan to reopen this Thursday. Read full article: Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing ...→

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 to reopen museums, gyms with restrictions this week

Illinois to reopen museums, gyms with restrictions this week

Illinois is poised to move to the next phase of reopening Friday, allowing museums, gyms and zoos to open their doors with restrictions Read full article: Illinois to reopen museums, gyms with re...→

From Italy, CSO’s Riccardo Muti looks to reopen classical music scene in Chicago

From Italy, CSO’s Riccardo Muti looks to reopen classical music scene in Chicago

Muti, who has been conducting concerts this spring in Italy — with social distancing guidelines in place — suggests that concerts could be held in Chicago’s Mi [...] Read full article: From Italy, CSO’s Riccardo Muti looks to...→

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...→

A Look at What Will Reopen in Phase 4 in Chicago

A Look at What Will Reopen in Phase 4 in Chicago

NOTE: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city health officials are set to hold a press conference to discuss the changes at 1 p.m. Watch live in the player above [...] Read full article: A Look at What Will Reopen in Phase 4 in...→

2 Miami restaurants reopen after reported COVID-19 safety violations prompt closures

2 Miami restaurants reopen after reported COVID-19 safety violations prompt closures

MIAMI (WSVN) - Two restaurants in Miami have reopened just in time for Father’s Day, two days after, officials said, police ordered them to shut... Read full article: 2 Miami restaurants reopen after reporte...→

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes Come From Outside Illinois: Report

Nearly 60 percent of guns recovered in Chicago come from out-of-state dealers, with more than 20 percent traced back to Indiana, according to a newly-released [...] Read full article: Majority of Guns Used in Chicago Crimes ...→

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

Big Apple restaurants and bars are eagerly, yet cautiously gearing up to open for outdoor dining Monday as the city enters Phase Two of reopening from its coro [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 r...→

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago's restaurants will be allowed to serve limited numbers of diners indoors beginning next week, which is earlier than expected Read full article: Chicago restaurants given OK for limited...→

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing homes in Illinois can now allow visitors for residents as long as the visits remain outdoors, according to new guidance released by the state. Accordin [...] Read full article: Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow ...→

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Illinois has prohibited visitors at nursing homes since mid-March to limit the spread of the virus among people who are particularly vulnerable because of thei [...] Read full article: Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois N...→

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining June 26

In an about face, Chicago restaurants can open for indoor dining with the rest of the state starting June 26. Read full article: Chicago restaurants can open for indoor ...→

Chicago To Reopen Indoor Dining With Rest Of State June 26, With Limits Due To COVID-19

Chicago To Reopen Indoor Dining With Rest Of State June 26, With Limits Due To COVID-19

Chicago restaurants will be open for indoor dining with limitations, along with the rest of the state of Illinois, during Stage 4 of the COVID-19 reopening pla [...] Read full article: Chicago To Reopen Indoor Dining With Res...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Unique COVID-19 Strain in Chicago, U of I Classes

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Unique COVID-19 Strain in Chicago, U of I Classes

A unique strain of the coronavirus has been discovered in Chicago, bringing a new perspective on the symptoms residents may experience and how they could be af [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Unique COV...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago will offer $200 to each taxicab to help pay for personal protective equipment

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago will offer $200 to each taxicab to help pay for personal protective equipment

Chicago is opening a new front as it slowly gets back to normal during the pandemic: Helping cab drivers buy personal protective equipment.... Under a plan to [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago...→

EDITORIAL: A big step forward for police reform in Chicago and Illinois

EDITORIAL: A big step forward for police reform in Chicago and Illinois

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled police unions can’t force misconduct records to be destroyed. It’s a game changer. Read full article: EDITORIAL: A big step forward for police...→

Chicago Harbors To Reopen Next Week But With COVID-19 Restrictions

Chicago Harbors To Reopen Next Week But With COVID-19 Restrictions

Next week harbors will be bustling, but COVID-19 brings a lot of changes and sinking revenue not only for boaters who make a living on the water but also for t [...] Read full article: Chicago Harbors To Reopen Next Week But ...→

McDonald's to Hire 260,000 Staff as Restaurants Reopen

McDonald's to Hire 260,000 Staff as Restaurants Reopen

McDonald's Corp, said on Thursday it would hire about 260,000 restaurant staff in the United States this summer, as stores reopen for diners after serving them [...] Read full article: McDonald's to Hire 260,000 Staff as Rest...→

When Will Chicago Beaches Reopen?

When Will Chicago Beaches Reopen?

Chicago’s beaches aren’t reopening with Lakefront Trail next week. The city’s mayor said the decision to keep beaches closed was aimed at preventing crowds fro [...] Read full article: When Will Chicago Beaches Reopen?...→

Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Chicago Police Misconduct Records Should Not Be Destroyed

Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Chicago Police Misconduct Records Should Not Be Destroyed

The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of upholding the City of Chicago’s request to preserve all police misconduct records, a decision widely w [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Ch...→

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

NYC restaurants to open with outdoor seating as Phase 2 begins Monday

Restaurants will be allowed to open with outdoor seating on Monday as New York City enters the second phase of easing coronavirus restrictions. Read full article: NYC restaurants to open with outdoor sea...→

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday, Allowing Restaurants To Reopen With Outdoor Dining

All establishments must follow social distancing rules, and employees and customers have to wear face coverings if they’re within six feet of people. Read full article: New York City On Pace For Phase 2 Monday...→

Chicago bars reopen (LIVE UPDATES)

Chicago bars reopen (LIVE UPDATES)

Chatting with a bartender about the virtues of home field advantage in the NFL, Christian Trezvant sat at the window of the The Green Lady tavern in Lake View [...] Read full article: Chicago bars reopen (LIVE UPDATES)...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago Park District will rely on ‘social distancing ambassadors’ when Lakefront Trail and the 606 reopen next week

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago Park District will rely on ‘social distancing ambassadors’ when Lakefront Trail and the 606 reopen next week

The 606 Bloomingdale Trail, a popular bike and pedestrian path on the Northwest Side, will reopen Monday months after it was closed because of the pandemic. Th [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago...→

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

CBS 2’s Tara Molina found one suburb giving instant approval for outdoor bar and restaurant space - just snap a picture and send it in. Read full article: Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For ...→

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

"It feels like opening day," said Melani Hoffman, owner of Green Lady Tavern in Lake View. "I am very fortunate in that I was able to pivot pretty quickly." Read full article: Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — a...→