Worshippers Joyfully Return To Church In Person With COVID-19 Capacity Restrictions LiftedOver the last year, we have seen restrictions for the COVID-19 pandemic close everything from businesses to churches. But this weekend, as CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported, many of those same churches welcomed new and returning faces for the first time since last March.
As Chicago Reopens, Businesses To Celebrate By Giving Away $250 Gift Cards“We are strong, we are resilient, and we are back,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said at a pep rally downtown to celebrate the city’s reopening.
As City Fully Reopens, CTA Has Been Busy Getting Ready For Riders To Come Back; 'It’s Important To Put Our Best Foot Forward,'The CTA took advantage of the pandemic to spruce up train stations across the city.
In A Sign Of The Times, Suburban Mask And PPE Stores Closing As State Enters Full ReopeningOn Friday, the State of Illinois and the City of Chicago are entering a full reopening – with full capacity for sports games, businesses, and restaurants. As CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported Thursday night, entering this phase means a bittersweet farewell for some.
'I'm Feeling So Thankful To Chicago:' Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady On Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions, Next Steps With PandemicAt long last, the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois will fully reopen from coronavirus restrictions on Friday. Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady joined CBS 2’s Brad Edwards and Irika Sargent live Thursday on “Hour 18.”
Chicago And The Rest Of Illinois Prepare To Fully Reopen On FridayWhile all businesses can fully reopen without capacity limits on Friday, they can still require customers to wear masks and observe social distancing.
Despite Full Reopening Coming Up, COVID-19 Surcharges Not Going Anywhere At Many Chicago BusinessesBecause the coronavirus numbers are looking so good, Chicago returns to a "full normal" this Friday. But we've learned that the COVID-19 surcharges we have been paying lately may be here to stay.
Scorching Weekend Brings Eager, COVID-Weary Crowds Back To Chicago's BeachesThe summer heat is here in full swing, and the timing couldn't be better, just days before Chicago is set to fully re-open.
A Full Chicago Reopening Brings Some Challenges, But A Jolt Of Excitement In WrigleyvilleIn a mere eight days, the City of Chicago will officially reopen – with COVID-19 capacity restrictions lifted for full bars, restaurants, and ballparks.
Chicago To Fully Reopen June 11 With The Rest Of Illinois
Illinois To Enter 'Bridge Phase' Of Reopening Plan On Friday, Full Reopening Possible By June 11The Bridge Phase will allow for greater capacity limits at businesses, museums, zoos, and spectator events.
Chicago Auto Show Returning In July, Marking First Large Convention Since Pandemic; Mayor Lori Lightfoot Hopes City Can Fully Reopen By July 4"We will be one of the first cities to fully and safely reopen in the nation," Lightfoot said as she and Gov. JB Pritzker announced the return of the Auto Show to McCormick Place.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Easing COVID Restrictions On Bars, Restaurants, Fitness Centers, Personal ServicesChicago restaurants will soon be able to serve more people indoors, and bars that don’t serve food will soon be able to resume service inside under loosened COVID-19 restrictions announced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday.
Lakefront Restaurants And Concessions Reopening, But Chicago Beaches Still ClosedThe Chicago Park District confirmed lakefront restaurants and concession stands were given permission to reopen this week, after being forced to close the past few months due to the pandemic.
City Shuts Down Cork & Kerry For Ignoring Mask Mandate; Employee Tested Positive For COVID-19Cork & Kerry, a popular Irish pub in the Beverly neighborhood, has been shut down by the city, after repeatedly violating reopening requirements by staying open past midnight, and not requiring customers and staff to wear masks.