Many shops along Madison Street in West Garfield are still shut down. Pascal Sabino/Block Club Chicago

Garfield Park Businesses Forced To Close As Open Air Drug Market, Crime Scares Off Customers — With No Help In Sight, Owners Say

Business owners, already struggling through the pandemic, said police aren't trying to stop open-air drug markets along one of the West Side's main commercial corridors.

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Lightfoot Won’t Sue To Avoid State’s New Coronavirus Restrictions On Bars, Restaurants

City officials and Chicagoans need to "double down" on supporting restaurants, which are facing an indoor dining ban that starts Friday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

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Coronavirus Kill 51 More Illinoisans, Including Child In Cook County

The state also reported 6,110 confirmed cases, bringing the total to 389,095.

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Get Your Flu Shot, Free COVID Tests At Halloween Event This Weekend In Pilsen

The event hosted by Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s office will take place from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.