A new pot of money has been made available for minority-owned businesses that took a major hit throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.

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Back-To-Business Grants Program Set Up To Help Local Minority-Owned BusinessesA new pot of money has been made available for minority-owned businesses that took a major hit throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Oak Lawn Woman Gets Locked Out Of Facebook Business Page; Even Facebook Doesn't Know If It Was ScamAn Oak Lawn woman said she was shut out of her company’s Facebook page – and even Facebook itself isn’t sure whether it’s a scam or not. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
A Glimmer Of Normalcy As Customers Return To Businesses And Venues Large And SmallThis first weekend of May was a first crack at normalcy for many businesses welcoming back customers – from small businesses to massive operators such as Navy Pier and Arlington Park racetrack. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Pullman's AndySunflower Café Is Taking A Chance Newly Opening During PandemicWe hear often about businesses struggling to survive. But CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov found one restaurant that is making it work.
This Small Business Saturday, Many Chicago Businesses Are In Dire StraitsThis is Small Business Saturday, and at the forefront is a reminder that the holiday shopping season ahead is make-or-break for small businesses that are on the brink. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
COVID-19 Restrictions Now At The GymCBS 2's Jim Williams reports on what gym owners and managers have to do to set up social distancing and other COVID 19 related regulations as they prepare to reopen.
Essential To SurvivalCBS 2 Political Investigator Pam Zekman reports on which businesses will and will not be open under some of the exceptions laid out by Governor Pritzker with his stay-at-home order.
Following The COVID-19 Money TrailCBS 2's Chris Tye reports on which businesses are getting the emergency COVID-19 loans.
Some Got It, Many More Need COVID-19 Relief From The City Of ChicagoCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on how a city fund is helping struggle small business owners through the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus.
Waiting For The COVID-19 Small Business ReliefCBS 2's VInce Gerasole speaks with small business owners who need the government's assistance to make payroll and stay afloat during the COVID-19 crisis.
COVID-19 Hits Small Businesses In EnglewoodCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on how an Englewood small business owner is trying to make ends meet during the COVID-19 crisis and his plans for after the stay at home order.
Sweeten Expands To Chicago, Connects Home Owners With Contractors For FreeThe CEO and founder of the company started Sweeten after experiencing difficulties with a contractor. Sweeten just launched in Chicago and works to connect home owners with contracts and helps customers with the whole process for free.
South Side Chamber Of Commerce Banned From Doing Business With The CityThe ban went into effect last month, but the Chicago Inspector General says the chamber has struggled to control its finances for years.
The Purple Pig Aims To Increase Mental Heath AwarenessThe Purple Pig head bartender and sommelier, Alan Beasey joined CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot to talk about mental heath awareness in the restaurant Industry.
Wrigleyville Small Businesses Cashing In On Cubs Pennant PushCBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Roosevelt Mom-And-Pops Disappear As Big Companies Move InCBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
New Englewood Whole Foods Showcasing Products Of 35 Area BusinessesCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Preckwinkle Proposes Expansion For Cook County Amusement TaxIt's all part of a tax proposal to help plug a $200 million deficit in Cook County.
Little Village Retail Strip Is Second Highest Grossing in CityThere is a lot of buying power in Chicago's Mexican American community and new numbers show it's fueling the economic center of Chicago's Little Village neighborhood.

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