Jeff Donahue and Wade McElroy, who run the bar programs at bars like Estereo and Sportsman's Club, are converting the former Johnny's and Mezcaleria into a new establishment.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Former Johnny’s Grill Will Soon Be New Spot From Cocktail Pros Behind Estereo, Sportsman’s Club

The bar group is not talking (yet) about their plans for the Johnny's Grill space.

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Chicago Lakefront Will Hopefully Reopen ‘Soon,’ Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says

Lightfoot wants a plan focused on "safely minimizing crowding and, really, having some designated times for particular activities along the lakefront."

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Chicago’s 9 P.M. Curfew Continuing This Weekend, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"We'll look and see what the weekend brings, and if we continue to see this then I'll be the first one to embrace eliminating a curfew," Lightfoot said. "But we're not there yet."

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Fuzzy Newborn Penguins Are At Shedd Aquarium — And Baby Whales And Dolphins Are On The Way

The aquarium announced the pregnancies of two beluga whales and one Pacific white-sided dolphin, who are due this summer.