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.
Drive-Up Food Pantry At McCormick Place Helping Hospitality Workers In NeedA food drive at McCormick Place is helping local hospitality workers.
Film And TV Industry Came To Rescue To Prevent McCormick Place's $3 Billion Pandemic Revenue Loss From Being Even WorseMore than $3 billion – that is how much revenue was lost at McCormick Place during the pandemic shutdown. But the film and TV industry prevented that figure from being even worse.
Chicago Auto Show Organizers Meeting With Pritzker Administration About Possible 2021 Return To McCormick PlaceSources tell CBS 2 that Gov. JB Prtizker is leaning toward allowing conventions back in Illinois as soon as this summer. The Auto Show would also need approval from Chicago.
Sources: Gov. Pritzker Believes Conventions Can Return To McCormick Place As Soon As SummerSources told CBS 2 late Wednesday that Gov. JB Pritzker believes conventions will return to Chicago at McCormick Place as soon as this summer.
'We're Acutely Aware Of The Impact We Have': Home Show Cancellation Puts Spotlight On Future McCormick Place Conventions"The Inspired Home Show is just an amazing place for anyone who is interested in housewares design."
Housewares, Restaurant Association Shows Cancel Chicago Conventions Because Of COVIDThe group now hopes to return in March of next year.
A Look At How McCormick Place Is Undertaking COVID-19 Precautions To Draw Crowds BackMcCormick Place recently launched a website to draw crowds back.
Man Accused Of Firing Rifle On Metra Platform Has Faced Gun Charges BeforeBond was set at $500,000 Tuesday for the man accused of firing his gun on a Metra platform in broad daylight earlier this month.
Man Charged After Surrendering In Incident Where Shots Were Fired On McCormick Place Metra PlatformA suspect has been charged after surrendering in connection with an incident where shots were fired with a collapsible rifle on the McCormick Place Metra platform.
FBI, Metra Police Seek Shooter Who Opened Fire On McCormick Place Station PlatformOn Dec. 1, a man got off a northbound Metra Electric District train at the McCormick Place station, pulled out a collapsible rifle from his backpack, and fired a single shot while standing on the platform
COVID-19 Causes Hospital Bed Shortage, But Temporary Care Facilities Have Been DismantledHealth officials are certainly sounding the alarm. But what happened to the four sites that were transformed into makeshift COVID-19 hospitals earlier this year at taxpayers' expense?
Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Carjacked In BronzevilleAn off-duty Chicago police officer shot at several men after being carjacked near McCormick Place Friday night, according to the Chicago Police Department. Police are still searching for the suspects.
COVID-19 Hits McCormick Place Hard With Lost RevenueAs of July 11, 136 McCormick Place meetings were either canceled or postponed.
Trade Show Losses At McCormick Place Amid Pandemic Has Cost Nearly $1.7 BillionMore than $1.5 billion – that is the impact the coronavirus has had just at McCormick Place this year.