Liz Abunaw operates the Forty Acres produce stand at the PCC Farm Market. Pascal Sabino/ Block Club Chicago

Forty Acres Market Gets $335,000 In Grants To Expand Pop-Up Markets, Food Delivery Service In Austin

The funding brings the start up one step closer to opening a grocery store to end "food apartheid" on the West Side, founder Liz Abunaw said.

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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.