Gov. J.B. Pritzker pretends to tend bar on a movie set at Cinespace Studios Thursday.Bob Chiarito/Block Club Chicago

Filmmaking Is Booming In Chicago, With A Record 520 Projects Shot Here Last Year, Emanuel And Pritzker Tout

Some 13,000 jobs were supported by the film industry in 2018, up from 5,000 in 2011, the city said.

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Work Begins On Affordable Housing Project Next To Logan Square Blue Line

In lieu of a traditional ground-breaking ceremony, the developer is putting out a series of videos that highlight the significance of the project and the community effort to get it built.

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Wisconsin Is Back On Chicago’s Quarantine List: ‘Think Twice About Going To Wisconsin Right Now’

The order means anyone coming from Wisconsin to Chicago must quarantine for 14 days, though there are exceptions for people commuting for work.