As Bucktown's Remedy Bar Reopens After 5 Months, Call Mounts For Increase To 50% Capacity For Chicago Bars And RestaurantsChicago’s bars and restaurants want to be at 50 percent capacity by this Thursday – that is the message the restaurant coalition sent to Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday.
South Loop Bar Owner Frustrated As COVID-19 Restrictions Kick Back In On Short NoticeLocal businesses in Chicago have been dealt a big blow as coronavirus restrictions kick in again on Friday.
Bar Owner Says Eased Pandemic Rules Coming Thursday In Chicago Will Mean Everything For BusinessEased pandemic restrictions are on the way for local bars and restaurants.
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.
With COVID-19 On The Rise, Suburban Cook County Announces Guidance On Bars, Gyms, Home GatheringsWith coronavirus cases on the rise in suburban Cook County, the Cook County Department of Public Health has issued more restrictive guidelines when it comes to certain settings.
Some Chicago Bar Owners Say Easing Of Restrictions Isn't Enough And Won't Help Everyone"You know, you've got to give us a break. I know we have to be safe. But you've got to give us a break because everything is going to shut down."
Some Chicago Bars Close Up Again Amid The Resetting Of COVID-19 Rules"I don't see why we're being singled out."
Despite Empty Ballparks On Opening Day, Nearby Bars, Restaurants Want Fans To Support Their Businesses"The business model as it is today will have to change if we are going to survive."
Stricter COVID-19 Rules Back For Chicago"On March 15 we had 135 employees. On March 17 we went down to three."
With Cubs Opening Day Coming Soon, Wrigleyville Bars Say They're Taking Crowd Control Very SeriouslyMayor Lori Lightfoot has been warning Chicago that a spike in new COVID-19 cases has been seen among 18- to 29-year-olds – just the demographic that often flocks to Wrigleyville for Opening Day for the Cubs.
City Ordering Bars, Restaurants To Close At MidnightMayor Lori Lightfoot is ordering all bars, breweries, and restaurants that serve liquor to close at midnight, in an effort to further curb the spread of COVID-19 in Chicago.
Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An EmailCBS 2’s Tara Molina found one suburb giving instant approval for outdoor bar and restaurant space - just snap a picture and send it in.
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
As Business Prepare To Open Friday, Safety Remains A Priority For OwnersMore and more businesses will be opening throughout the day Friday as Illinois enters Phase 3.
Illinois Lawmakers Approve Bill Allowing Pre-Mixed Cocktails To Be Sold For Pickup, DeliveryThe Illinois House and Senate this weekend both overwhelmingly passed a bill that would allow bars and restaurants to sell pre-mixed cocktails for pickup and delivery amid the coronavirus pandemic.