Steve Huggins, Jeff Skrentny and Larry Krutulis at the 6th anniversary of the Birds & Beers club they founded.

Chicago’s ‘Birds & Beers’ Club, Started On A Lark, Now Unites Thirsty Birders From All Over

"We've obviously filled a niche," said club co-founder Jeff Skrentny. "People want to hang out with similar people with the same interests."

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Eden In Near West Side Closing Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Co-owner Jodi Fyfe and chef/owner Devon Quinn will close the restaurant this weekend after more three years in business.

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As Illinois Reports 25 More Coronavirus Deaths, Chicago’s Top Doctor Warns City ‘Not Immune’ To Surge

Dr. Allison Arwady said she's concerned Chicago is starting to see its coronavirus numbers rise.

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City Colleges Students Who Had To Drop Out Due To Debt Can Now Get It Cleared And Return To Class

A new program, called Fresh Start, will allow about 21,000 people to return to class if they were previously unable to do so because they had debt they couldn't pay.