With COVID On Rise, Some Bars Are Willing To Require Proof Of Vaccinations To Avoid Another ShutdownWith COVID-19 cases on the rise again – topping more than 2,000 cases for the first time Wednesday since early May – some Chicago area bar and restaurant owners say they are willing to do anything to avoid another shutdown.
Bars, Restaurants Hopeful That Federal Restaurant Revitalization Fund Will Be Game-Changer As They Submit ApplicationsOn Monday, many restaurateurs were hoping a multibillion-dollar lifeline from the federal government will help those still barely hanging on.
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.
Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez Calls For Reimbursement For Bars, Restaurants That Had To Pay For Liquor Licenses They Couldn't Use When Shut Down For PandemicSo many Chicago restaurants and bars had to shut down during the beginning of the pandemic, but they still had to pay the city for a liquor license.
'We're Slowly Getting Back To Normal': Chicago Bars Say They'll Respect COVID Restrictions For St. Patrick's Day"It's feeling like we're slowly getting back to normal. And I hope by this time next year, we can put this all behind us."
Only One Chicago Bar Cited For COVID-19 Restrictions During St. Patrick's Day Celebrations Saturday NightThe city’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection said Sunday that it saw very high compliance at bars and restaurants during St. Patrick’s Day celebrations the night before.
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.
995 Chicago Restaurants And Bars Get City Grants, But Some Miss Out And Are Struggling Even More To Hang OnMayor Lori Lightfoot last month said help was on the way for independent bars and restaurants through the Chicago Hospitality Grant Program. But what about the bars and restaurants that lost out?
More Chicago Restaurants, Bars Going Out Of Business Amid COVID-19 Restrictions, Say City Hospitality Grant Won't Be EnoughMayor Lori Lightfoot announced a $10 million hospitality grant program for local bars and restaurants earlier in the day. But for some, it’s not enough – and it’s too late.
Watch The Democratic Debate In Chicago At These BarsAs you get ready to watch Thursday's Democratic presidential debate, check out the Chicago bars showing the event. 
Look No Further Than Chicago For The Best Place To Celebrate St. Patrick's Day In AmericaIf you live in Chicago, you don't need the good old 'Luck of the Irish' to experience the best St. Patrick's Day in America in 2019.