Mayor Lori Lightfoot presides over a City Council meeting in February 2020. Colin Boyle/ Block Club Chicago

Some Aldermen Say Lightfoot Is Shutting Them Out When Chicago Needs Collaborative Leadership The Most

That blunt style that initially made the mayor a popular meme is wearing thin for some local aldermen. "This is a mayor who is very imperial in her approach and it's her way or the highway," one said.

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Bars Linked To Coronavirus Spread Across Illinois, State Officials Say After City Defends Indoor Service

City officials have been criticized by residents who say they're sending mixed messages by allowing residents to gather inside bars, around strangers, while telling them not see groups of family and friends at home.

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Fraternal Order of Police’s West Loop Headquarters Shut Down Because Of Coronavirus

“Please be advised the Lodge is taking every precaution necessary to ensure our staff and members are protected,” according to a statement on the union's website.

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Pool Hall With Craft Cocktails And Desserts In Jars Opens In Logan Square

Surge Billiards has taken over the former Saki record shop at 3716 W. Fullerton Ave.