Smith & Davis Salon was forced to close.Smith & Davis Salon / Facebook

50,000 Gig, 1099 Workers Rush To File For Unemployment After Waiting 8 Weeks

The surge in claims comes after weeks where workers were stuck in limbo, unable to receive benefits even though they were forced out of work by the stay at home order.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

CTA Resumes Some Service, But Transit Remain Shut Down In Large Swaths Of City

Trains are not running Downtown — and bus service has also been halted in the surrounding neighborhoods.

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CPS Not Giving Out Free Meals For Kids Monday

The district will temporarily stop the program Monday due to "the evolving nature of activity across the city."

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South Shore Cleanup Starts Monday Morning: ‘It Is Imperative We Do Not Decimate Our Own Communities’

Neighborhood groups have organized a cleanup along 71st Street after storefronts were looted and damaged.