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.
Restaurants That Have Hung On Through Pandemic Brace For Turn Of WeatherThis has been a summer of highs and lows for Chicago’s restaurant industry, as diners have seen new places open and others close because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ronny's Steakhouse Closing After 57 Years In ChicagoRonny's Steakhouse is closing after 57 years in Chicago, owners confirmed in a Facebook post Sunday night.
Advice For Investors Amid Volatility After Six Months Of COVID-19Monday of course is Labor Day, a holiday for the stock market. But many investors are on edge given the recent volatility.
Activists Say Black And Brown Chicagoans Are Being Ignored In Cannabis Dispensary LicensingThe lottery for licenses to run cannabis dispensaries in Illinois is set to happen in the next few weeks.