Wicker Park resident Karol Kadechka holds bags of masks she has hand sewn for first responders. Lauren Nepomuceno/Provided

You Must Cover Your Face In Illinois Starting May 1. Here’s What You Need To Know

You don't need surgical masks, which are hard to come by. But you must wear a cloth face covering if you cannot practice social distancing, officials said.

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A 300-Person Party In Wicker Park Got Shut Down Over The Weekend, City Says

The "dangerous and unlicensed commercial party" was shut down and the organizers cited, the city said.

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Home Run Inn, St. Sabina Team Up For ‘Giving Tuesday’ Pizza Giveaway

The event kicks off the pizzeria's month-long pizza donation drive for first responders and families in need.

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43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge Over Lake Shore Drive To Be Replaced With Accessible Overpass

A new bridge that's accessible to wheelchairs and bikes will replace the existing bridge over Lake Shore Drive and the Metra tracks at 43rd Street.