Chicago Bar Owners React To New COVID-19 Restrictions, Nightly Curfew

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are on the rise, and the hospitality industry is now being required to respond.

Struggling Ballpark Businesses Cubs
Guthrie's Tavern, a popular Wrigleyville spot, closed back in July on the same day the city announced it was once again suspending indoor services for bars. Charles Rex Arbogast / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Struggling Ballpark Businesses Cubs
Guthrie's Tavern, a popular Wrigleyville spot, closed back in July on the same day the city announced it was once again suspending indoor services for bars. Charles Rex Arbogast / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Chicago Bar Owners React To New COVID-19 Restrictions, Nightly Curfew

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are on the rise, and the hospitality industry is now being required to respond.

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday announced a 10 p.m. curfew for nonessential businesses in response to the surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Reset brings on two Chicago bar owners on the South Side to hear about how this change will impact their businesses.

GUESTS: Kelli Rich, owner of Some Like It Black Creative Arts Bar in Bronzeville

Ed Marzewski, owner of Marz Community Brewing and co-founder of Maria’s Packaged Goods and Community Bar in Bridgeport