With COVID-19 Cases On Rise, Many Companies Opting Out Of Holiday Celebrations Or Taking It VirtualWith many people still working from home and COVID-19 cases climbing, many companies are opting out of in-person holiday celebrations.
'Incredible Timing': On Tour Brewing In West Town Got A Food License Just As City Brings Back COVID-19 Restrictions On BarsThroughout the pandemic, bars without food have faced tougher restrictions on indoor service than restaurants. So, ahead of the Chicago winter, On Tour applied for a retail food license last month, even though they don't have a kitchen.
Azul 18 In Pilsen First Restaurant To Test New Canopy Design For Outdoor Dining In Cold WeatherRestaurants across the city face a challenge: how to safely serve people in the winter? One Pilsen restaurant is unveiling a new setup to keep their outdoor dining experience alive.
Records Show More Than Half Of Lots With Weed Complaints Are City-Owned, But Is The Data Accurate?The CBS 2 Morning Insiders are staying on the case of ugly abandoned properties in Chicago.
With Corporate Parties Canceled Due To COVID-19, A Casino-Themed Party Company StrugglesYour corporate party may be canceled this year, as companies steer away from holiday events due to COVID-19 concerns.
Working For Chicago: Illinois Central School Bus Hiring Dozens Of DriversAs the Chicago Public Schools and other districts grapple with the idea of bringing kids back into the classroom, busing companies say they're ready to roll.
City Of Chicago Turns Out To Own Part Of Stretch Of Vacant Lots That Avalon Park Neighbors Say Are DangerousIt’s a neighborhood nuisance – a stretch of vacant lots owned by the City of Chicago. Not only did the city fail to clean the lots up despite repeated complaints, over the years, but they initially wouldn’t tell CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas who owns the properties.
Edison Park Neighbors Hope Third Time's The Charm For Community Art Project Twice Defaced By VandalsFamilies in Edison Park say vandals ruined their children's community art projects not once, but twice this year. The budding artists told CBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas, they're not giving up on efforts to beautify the neighborhood.
Chicago Early Voting Sites Opening Wednesday, And That Will Benefit Mail-In Voters TooIt’s a big week for voting in Chicago, as dozens of early voting sites open up across the city on Wednesday.
Working For Chicago: With Even More Holiday Shoppers Going Online This Year, Seasonal Job Market Shifts TooThis holiday shopping season, retail jobs might be harder to come by, but some other industries are adding staff.
Woman Said Contractor Never Completed Job Of Building Her Nail Salon, And It Turns Out The Contractor Isn't Properly Registered EitherA South Side woman said she gave a man $30,000 to build her nail salon – and yet a year later, the job is not even close to complete.
Neighbors Say Vacant Lots In Avalon Park Are Not Just Unsightly, But DangerousWeeds, trash, barbed wire, and shards of glass on the ground – people in the Avalon Park neighborhood say a stretch of vacant lots is more than just an eyesore.
A Look At McHenry County's System To Sort Mail-In BallotsCounties across Illinois are sorting through an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots, and not all of them have the staffing we see in the city.
Residents Of South Shore Senior Living Facility Are Furious After Having Their Cars Towed From LotResidents of a low-income senior living facility are out hundreds of dollars after management had their cars towed from the lot.
To Help Boost Local Businesses, Libertyville Auto Dealers Giving Away Gift Certificates With Car SalesOne northern suburb is getting creative to boost the economy. If you buy a car in Libertyville, you'll get some money to keep shopping around town.