Sebastian Arboleda and Stephanie Paul wear masks after buying coffee on Monday, April 27, 2020. The duo couldn't decide if they lived in the Ravenswood or Lincoln Square neighborhood. Starting May 1, All Illinois residents are required to wear face masks in public. | Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Want To Avoid Illinois Shutting Down Again? Wear A Mask

"The single best thing you can do to help our state, to help your neighbors, help your community, is to wear a mask in public," Gov. JB Pritzker said.

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Who Will Win? $10 Million ‘Chicago Prize’ To Be Awarded To A Community-Led Project Thursday

Six South and West Side neighborhood coalitions are vying for the prize, which will fund one group's plans to create housing, jobs programs, health centers and more critical resources for underserved communities.

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Logan Square Target Finally Opening This Month

The store's soft opening is Aug. 12 and grand opening is Aug. 16, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Lakefront Restaurants Get OK To Reopen — But Beaches Still Closed

At least five beachfront restaurants will open this weekend for the first time this summer.