Gibsons on Rush will reopen June 3 for outdoor dining. As part of the city's new pilot program, they'll be able to extend their patio into the street. Gibsons / Facebook

These Chicago Streets Will Close To Traffic, Open For Outdoor Dining Next Month, Mayor Says

When the city enters Phase 3 next week, the streets will be closed to thru traffic during specified hours and restaurants will be allowed to move tables and chairs into the streets.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.