Andy Kalish has opened his vegan, Jewish deli Sam & Gertie's in Uptown.Joe Ward/Block Club Chicago

All-Vegan Jewish Deli Sam & Gertie’s Opens In Uptown

Its owner says it is "the world's first" all-vegan traditional Jewish deli.

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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.