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
Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Fed Up With Late Night Bar Tais Til 4, Lakeview Neighbors Push For Booze Ban On Block In Election

Some neighbors blame Tai's Til 4 for a fatal shooting outside the bar in February and pushed for the dry-precinct ballot measure to shut the bar down.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

New Restaurant Opening Across From California Blue Line In Logan Square

The new eatery, which will have a market component, is taking over the former Township spot at 2200 N. California Ave.

Citywide Primary category in which blog post is published

Religious Services Should Be Moved Online As Coronavirus Surges In Illinois, Pritzker Says

Religious services should be held virtually to protect people as coronavirus resurges throughout Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker said.