Two pedestrians walk in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on Monday, April 27, 2020. Starting May 1, All Illinois residents are required to wear face masks in public. | Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Coronavirus In Chicago: Contact Tracing Is Ramping Up

Officials have said contact tracing will be an important part of slowing the spread of COVID-19 here.

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

Protesters Decry ICE, Condemn New Rules Targeting International Students: ‘I Just Don’t Think It’s Fair To Them’

A new immigration rule could affect tens of thousands of international students in Chicago alone, potentially forcing them to transfer schools or leave the country.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

More Street Closures This Weekend For Expanded Outdoor Dining

The street closures aim to give struggling restaurants room to safely serve more diners.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Former Illinois Congressman Blasts Goya Foods, Joins Boycott Of Company After CEO Praises Trump

Following the ceremony, Goya Foods faced swift backlash from people who urged others never to purchase Goya products again.