Jeri's Grill, a North Center staple for 57 years, closed this weekend, joining other restaurants unable to weather the coronavirus pandemic and state shutdown.Bob Chiarito/Block Club Chicago

Jeri’s Grill, Beloved North Center ‘Greasy Spoon’ For 6 Decades, Closes Amid Pandemic: ‘It’s A Sad End’

The owner of Jeri's, a family-run diner that opened in 1963, said he could no longer ride out the state shutdown. "The world has changed. It was a good, long run. I’ll say that.”

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Chicago Police Officer Who Shouted Homophobic Slur Under Investigation

Officials said a formal misconduct complaint was filed and the investigation was launched.

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Chicago Churches, Synagogues, Mosques Can Reopen With 50 People Inside, Lightfoot Announces

The city, however, warned the elderly and people with underlying health conditions to not attend services in person

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30,000 Protesters March And Rally To Protest Police Brutality, Racial Inequality

PHOTOS: The massive protest began at Union Park on the Near West Side and streamed to an area near Seward Park on the Near North Side.