Chicago firefighters will fill the rink with water this Saturday, weather permitting. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Wicker Park’s Ice Skating Rink Returns — And Hockey Games Are Back, Too

The community-funded ice rink will open through March 2020, weather permitting.

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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.