Julia Momose, partner at Kumiko + Kikkō, is one of the founders of Cocktails for Hope, an effort to legalize pre-mixed cocktail delivery and pickup in Illinois. Courtesy of Sammy Faze Photography

Get Ready For Cocktails To Go: Struggling Bar Owners Can Soon Make Drinks For Delivery, Pickup

The bill is now on its way to Gov. JB Pritzker's desk and the city is on board, too. It's a huge win for struggling restauranteurs and bar owners who say they need the cocktail sales to survive the coronavirus shutdown.

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Chicago Beaches Not Opening Any Time Soon, Mayor Lightfoot Says

To beat the heat, the city has opened several cooling centers, is rolling out mobile cooling centers and will reopen splash pads in public parks, Lightfoot said. Check out the list of cooling centers below.

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As Boystown Reckons With Racism And Transphobia, Petition Demands Gender-Neutral Name Change

A recent petition claims that Boystown's nickname promotes the neighborhood as being "for the boys," discouraging women from participating in the community.