Mercury Theater On Southport Avenue Going Out Of Business Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe Mercury Theater on Southport Avenue is going out of business due to a loss of revenues from the coronavirus pandemic.
Plan To Replaced Abandoned Spire Site With Two Apartment Buildings Advances In Zoning CommitteeDevelopers will soon be able to move forward with a $1 billion project to build two high-rise apartment towers on the site of the never-built Chicago Spire in Streeterville.
McDonald's Worldwide Sales Improve As Stores Reopen GloballyNinety percent of its restaurants worldwide were open at the end of May and 95% were open as of Monday, up from 75% at the end of April.
Chicago Hotels Get Ready For More People, But Governor Pritzker Isn't So Sure"The last thing anybody wants, any hotel here wants, is the next case of COVID-19 happening at our properties."
Starbucks Creates Own Black Lives Matter Shirt For EmployeesSocial media blew up over news reports that Starbucks had told employees in a memo they couldn't wear Black Lives Matter shirts or other paraphernalia because it might be used to amplify divisiveness.
'Expectations Of Safety' Are Greatest Obstacles In Economy's Road To Recovery, Prof SaysWith so much uncertainty in the world, economic recovery will be a long, slow process.
Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, UnrestTens of thousands of dollars are on the way to struggling African-American businesses plagued by unrest and COVID-19.
Benefits Cut For Chicago-Area Hospital Workers Because Of COVID-19"It was shocking to me to be treated this way."
NorthShore Executive Networking Group Meets Virtually To Facilitate Finding Jobs Amid PandemicLooking for a new job can be discouraging – and even more so when you add a pandemic to the mix.
Trade Show Organizers Want Answers From City, State On When And Whether They Can Hold Events At McCormick PlaceMcCormick Place typically generates nearly $2 billion a year to Chicago's economy. The CBS 2 Investigators reached out to every single event planned there between now and the end of the year.
Brewmaster Owner Calls On City To Allow Breweries, Taverns That Don't Serve Food To Offer Outdoor SeatingBars, taverns, and breweries without kitchens are not getting the green light to open from Mayor Lori Lightfoot, even though many are open across the state. One brewery owner told CBS 2’s Tara Molina he is trying to change that
Looted Chicago Business Owners See Glimmer Of Hope From Generous DonorsYong Sup Na was getting his stores to reopen for Phase 3 amid the coronavirus pandemic, only to have not just one, but two of his small businesses looted and vandalized a week ago.
International Manufacturing Technology Show Canceled At McCormick Place Due To PandemicIn a major blow to McCormick Place and the city’s economy, the massive International Manufacturing Technology Show – which had been scheduled for September – has been canceled.
License Committee Signs Off On Plan To Allow Cocktails To Go At Bars And Restaurants In ChicagoThe ordinance would allow bars and restaurants with liquor licenses, but not liquor stores, to offer pre-mixed cocktails for pickup or delivery.
Classic Cinemas Doesn't Know When Its Movie Theaters Will Reopen, But It Plans To HireEvery Monday morning, we look at who’s hiring, and it may be your local movie theater.