This 4/20, State Delays Are Still Holding Up Minority-Owned Marijuana Businesses After More Than A YearCBS 2’s Tara Molina learned as the state continues to rake in millions, not one minority-owned pot business has opened up shop yet because of state delays.
Eurostars Magnificent Mile Hotel Has Been Deemed A 'Hotspot' For Crime, And It Isn't AloneOffenses involving illegal weapons, drugs, and COVID violations have all occurred under the roof of the same River North hotel – and now the city is demanding answers.
'The Sky's The Limit For The U.S. Economy,' Says Economic AnalystWith vaccinations accelerating and stimulus checks mostly distributed, a growing number of people are venturing out and spending more money.
Areas Teeming With Restaurants, Bars Are In Balancing Act Between High COVID-19 Vaccination Rates And Rising Case NumbersWith more people getting vaccinated against COVID-19, restaurants, bars, and ballparks are busier than they have been in more than a year.
Deerfield Native Eric Porter Looking To Make Waves With New Chicago-Based Sneaker Brand StriaSportThe company, which launched five months ago with its first shoe, the 107 series, was founded by Porter and several of his college teammates with the goal of providing a shoe that focused on performance.
Northbrook Restaurateur Says She Welcomes Renewed COVID Mitigations If It Will Help End PandemicWith COVID-19 numbers on the rise, suburban Cook County is dangerously close to a new round of dining restrictions. One restaurateur in Northbrook thinks it would be worth it if it could help end the pandemic.
Some Business Owners Recoil At Warning That New Mitigations On Indoor Dining Could Be Coming Amid COVID-19 Spike In Suburban Cook CountyThis Easter weekend, business owners are upset about more COVID-19 mitigations that could come this week.
Wrigleyville Bar Owners Balance Need For Business With COVID Concerns, Particularly With Cases Spiking In AreaWrigleyville bar owners face a tall task - balancing a much-needed business boost with COVID concerns.
United Airlines Plans To Hire 300 Pilots As Demand For Travel RisesThe Chicago-based airline said it will start by hiring pilots who received conditional job offers or had a new class hire date that was canceled last year, after the pandemic significantly reduced air travel.
Transplants Plummet At Start of Pandemic, And Organs Go Missing More Often Than They Should -- But Innovators Are Coming Up With SolutionsOn Thursday night, CBS 2's Lauren Victory took us inside 2020's record-breaking year of transplants and discovered a hole in the system that's under repair.
Restaurants Reopening: Where Do They Stand, And How Do They Recover From COVID?As vaccinations continue and the economy opens up, restaurants, which have suffered during COVID, look for the way forward.