Bar manager Denisse Soto and owner Mike Moreno Jr. behind the bar in Osito's Tap, opening Saturday in Little Village. Jackie Serrato/ Block Club Chicago

Moreno’s Liquors Family Opens Osito’s Tap Speakeasy, First New Little Village Bar In Decades

The speakeasy, once an underground bookie joint, will serve a wide variety of Latin American-made spirits, including hundreds of Mexican mezcals and tequilas.

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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.