Pedestrians walk past the Chicago Theatre in Chicago as fears of COVID-19 rise on Friday, March 20, 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Illinois Teaming Up With 6 Other Midwestern States To Decide When To Lift The Coronavirus Lockdown, Pritzker Says

The states won't all take the same steps at once, but they will coordinate to ensure workers and residents are safe, their governors said in a statement.

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Pot Shop Applicants Getting 2nd Chance To Try To Get Illinois Licenses After Protests, Lawsuits

The change comes after weeks of criticism, protests and mounting lawsuits over how the state awarded points

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How A Pilsen Food Pantry Grew To Help Neighbors In Crisis: ‘The Community Has Come Together To Make This Happen’

When coronavirus hit the neighborhood hard, the Pilsen Social Health Initiative expanded its mission, opening a thrift store and hosting a social worker to get families the help they need.

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‘Spinning Home Movies’ Returns Thursday With An Original Composition From avery r. young

The series' second season, which kicks off Thursday evening, continues the South Side Home Movie Project's months-long collaboration with Chicago musicians to soundtrack local amateur films.