Transgender Artist Sues City Over Ban On Topless PerformancesA transgender woman has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the city, challenging the Chicago ordinance prohibiting women from going topless in establishments that hold liquor licenses.
Wheeling Village Board Approves Liquor License For Funeral HomeA Wheeling funeral home might soon become the first in the state to serve alcohol at memorial services.
Neighbors Want "Very Rowdy Bar" To Give Up 4 A.M. Liquor LicenseSarie Keller's home is adjacent to the Bluelight, at 3251 N. Western Ave. She said, over the last several years, problems have escalated. The city has deemed the bar problematic, and has entered into a plan of operation with the bar, but Keller said the bar hasn't complied with any of the city's demands.
Tilted Kilt Plans New Location At Fox Valley MallThe restaurant and pub, known for its tartan miniskirt-clad waitstaff, is one of three liquor license applicants up for approval at and Aurora City Council Tuesday night.
City Council OKs Ban On Guns At Bars, Restaurants; End To City Gun RegistryThough aldermen acknowledged they expect the city will be sued for it, the City Council on Wednesday approved a measure to circumvent part of the state’s concealed carry law, and effectively ban guns at any business that serves liquor.
Aldermen Back New Limit On State's Concealed Carry LawAldermen voted Friday to circumvent a major provision of the state's concealed carry law, by voting to require all city businesses that serve liquor to ban guns on their premises.
Walmart Sues After Liquor License Denied For River North StoreWalmart is suing the city of Chicago over the denial of a liquor license for it’s Express store on Chicago Avenue in the River North neighborhood.
Alcohol Briefly Banned On Illinois Amtrak Trains Due To Lapsed LicenseAmtrak trains briefly went dry in Illinois on Wednesday.
Evanston Revokes Bar License After Underage Drinking IncidentsIn Evanston, the mayor is expected to make a ruling Tuesday on whether to revoke the liquor license from a popular nightclub which has become well-known among teenagers.