COVID-19 Changes Coming Soon To A Chicago Business Near You"I just want to open the doors and welcome customers back."
With City Waiting Longer Than State To Reopen, Restaurateurs Look To Mayor Lightfoot For GuidanceChicago is keeping with the stay-at-home order until at least the beginning of June, even as other parts of the state get the green light for some degree of reopening as soon as later this week.
Chicago Plans To Let Businesses That Have Outdoor Seating ReopenLimited to takeout and delivery for months, some say city hall has the power to make reopening easier and staying open a reality for restaurants.
Lightfoot: COVID-19 Phase 3 Starts In Early June; Restaurants, Salons, Can Open With Restrictions
Lightfoot: Chicago Restaurants Won't Be Able To Open Next Week"You cannot believe how many phone calls I got between Wednesday and this morning from people making reservations."
Illinois Preps For Phase Three And Open Of Restaurants, Salons And BarbershopsWhat does phase three of Gov. JB Pritzker's reopening plan look like for the City of Chicago? Mayor Lori Lightfoot has not yet said.
Chicago Area Restaurants Get Ready To Reopen Under Pritzker's Updated Phase 3 PlanThe movement in the governor's office announced Wednesday came about following intense lobbying by the Illinois Restaurant Association, with lengthy meetings taking place Tuesday.
Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker SaysBars and restaurants are getting the green light to reopen nine days from now if they can move their customers outdoors, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday as he gave the green light for the entire state to move into phase three of his reopening plan.
Nearly 20% Of Illinois Restaurants Will Go Under In The Coming Months, Says Illinois Restaurant AssociationIllinois Restaurants are reeling in the coronavirus crisis, doing anything they can to survive. For some it has meant reinvention, for others time to close shop. 
Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions"There's been a couple hiccups where I double booked, but it's just growing pains."
As Part Of Gradual Reopening, Village Of Hinsdale Plans To Close Streets For Outdoor Restaurant SeatingThe Village of Hinsdale is taking to the streets to help local restaurants and small businesses hit hard by COVID-19.