Maurice Nix, a 25-year regular at The Green Mill, visits the bar on the first day of Phase Four of reopening on Friday, June 26. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Indoor Bar Service Without Food Banned Starting Friday As City Starts ‘Retightening’ Coronavirus Restrictions

Bars, taverns and breweries without food menus will no longer be able to serve customers indoors, but patio service is still permitted.

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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.