During summer, a good day for some restaurants meant making just 30% of pre-pandemic sales. Winter could force a cascade of closings.
Stories by Vivian McCall
More than 200 people marched to protest the treatment of Black Chicagoans by police and racism in the city. Afternoon protests near Bronzeville were peaceful, but evening Downtown demonstrations became clashes with police.
The indefinite closure of popular attractions like the Centennial Wheel, Aon Ballroom, Festival Hall and Crystal Garden have been especially damaging, the pier said in a statement.
Bars that don’t have patios or food service are targeted by the city’s latest restrictions to battle rising coronavirus cases.
As Chicago reinstates some restrictions on dining in, workers still face an impossible choice: health or income.
The recent uptick in cases has again thrown the state into the thorny debate over how to contain the virus without sacrificing the economy.
Previous moments of racial awakening fell short of true equality in the gay community.
Drive-up fireworks and social distancing circles on the great lawn in Millennium Park are what’s on tap this weekend.
The LGBTQ community already faces myriad barriers to health care. COVID-19 has exposed more fault lines.
A second pilot program will be on a much larger scale, spreading 10,000 scooters across the city.