Some Social Equity Applicants Say Their Own Money Is On The Line As Marijuana Licenses Are DelayedThey did everything right – secured a space, put the money up, and now they’re waiting for a marijuana license.
Stimulus Check Update: Will Americans See More Financial Aid Before The Election?Time is running out on a stimulus package passing before the election, even as the need for another stimulus check and additional unemployment payments remains strong.
4 Chicago Restaurants, Bars Cited This Weekend For Flouting COVID-19 Reopening RulesFour restaurants and bars were cited in Chicago this weekend for failing to comply with COVID-19 reopening rules.
Lawry's The Prime Rib Set To Close Location On Ontario Street At Year's EndLawry’s the Prime Rib will be closing its location on Ontario Street just off the Magnificent Mile at the end of the year.
Twisted Tapas In Rogers Park Joins List Of Restaurants Going Out Of Business Due To COVID-19Twisted Tapas in Rogers Park is among the latest restaurants to announce it is going out of business amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Once Buzzing With Downtown Workers, Loop Food Halls Face Uncertain Fate As Pandemic Drags OnThey’re like fancy food courts where dozens of restaurants serve thousands of people for lunch, but now many people are working remotely and eating at home, and on Friday the popular Wells Street Market will shut down.
A Loss Of History: Southport Lanes Bowling Alley Going Out Of Business After 98 Years Due To COVID-19The Southport Lanes bowling alley and its predecessor, the Nook, survived the Great Depression, the Spanish Flu, and some of Chicago’s worst weather – but not COVID-19.
Some Bars Say City Is Keeping Them Waiting In Issuing Permits To Serve OutsideWith the list of Chicago bars and restaurants permanently closing growing, a few that are still open are also hanging by a thread. The reason is how long it’s taking the city to process their permit to serve customers outside.
United Sprays Its Planes With Antimicrobial SolutionUnited plans to spray it on all its planes every seven days. That's on top of the usual disinfecting sprays between almost every flight
Recreational Marijuana Sales Hit New Record High In Illinois, And Number Is Expected To Keep RisingRecreational marijuana sales just set a new record high – nearly $64 million worth of cannabis was sold last month.
With Full Capacity Nowhere In Sight Amid Pandemic, Could A Restaurant Collapse Be Coming In Chicago?A restaurant collapse is on the horizon in Chicago, according to owners who just can’t scrape by any longer with no full-capacity future in sight.
Harvey Businesses With Liquor Licenses Ordered To Pay Up Back Taxes, Owners Call Timing SuspiciousDozens of businesses with liquor licenses in Harvey have been put on notice about back taxes, told they need to pay up or shut down.
Construction Begins On New 47-Story Michigan Avenue Skyscraper DowntownThe 523-foot glass and steel skyscraper at 300 N. Michigan Ave. will include 289 residential units and a 280-room hotel by Netherlands-based citizenM.
Pilots' Union Says It Has Deal With United Airlines To Avoid Nearly 3,000 FurloughsUnited said last week that it expected to furlough 16,370 employees in October, including 2,850 pilots, to shrink the airline in line with falling travel demand during the pandemic.
Navy Pier Closed Until 2021: How Businesses Are Handling The SituationWorkers at Navy Pier would usually be preparing for a busy fall and winter, but instead, they are clearing the place out.