Mayor Lori Lightfoot at a press conference announcing a statewide stay-in-place order Friday, March 20. Colin Boyle/ Block Club Chicago

Trump Wants Life Back To Normal By Easter, But That ‘Does Not Make Sense At All’ For Chicago Given Pandemic, Mayor Says

"It's unfortunate we have a leader with such a large platform every day who's not careful with his messaging. Daily ... somebody has to come behind him and clean up the mess," Lightfoot said. "It's really, really damaging to our country."

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Closed South Chicago YMCA Set For Revival With $26 Million Renovation Of Senior Apartments, Community Center

"This was really a hub of activity in the heart of South Chicago until the YMCA closed," the developer said.

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Low-Line Market Set To Return With Social-Distancing Guidelines And No Live Music

Lakeview's Low-Line Market is tentatively set to open for the season on June 4, but with strict measures in place to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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California Clipper Landlord Says He Tried To Help Owner Save Beloved Bar, Hopes It Will Carry On

Landlord Gino Battaglia said bar owner Brendan Sodikoff skipped out on his rent. "It's not about the money. It's a matter of principle," Battaglia said.