Giant partners (from left) Jason Vincent, Ben Lustbader and Josh Perlman are teaming up with Giant staffers (not pictured) Chase Bracamontes, Aaron Kabot and Tom Scodari on the new bar/restaurant, planned for 2165 N. Western Ave.Courtesy of Anthony Tahlier/ GoogleMaps

Giant Chefs Opening ‘Dressed Up Dive Bar’ Chef’s Special In Bucktown This Summer

The spot will serve cocktails and American-Chinese food including vegetable, fried rice and noodle dishes.

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Cops Kick Runners, Cyclists Out Of Park Near Lakefront After Chicagoans Ignore Coronavirus Closure

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the lakefront and adjacent parks closed after crowds ignored social distancing guidelines last week.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.