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There’s Still Time To Change Holiday Plans, Officials Plead: ‘Better To Have A Zoom Thanksgiving Than An ICU Christmas’
It's not too late to change your plans, officials said. They fear Thanksgiving dinners could turn into superspreader events that will result in many more people becoming sick and dying.
The yet-to-open skyscraper at 363 E. Wacker Drive is also partnering with the famed Alinea Group.
Buy from these local shops and retailers to support South Side businesses during hard times.
Sales from face masks will support a local effort to give free masks and holiday cards to 1,800 West Town seniors.
The weekly virtual concerts will feature local artists performing from empty Chicago venues to raise money for a new emergency relief fund.
Resident Hayley Krolik spearheaded the event, set for Dec. 5. Cleaning supplies will be provided.
“We did not want to see holiday money go to Amazon or big box stores so we were trying to provide a convenient way for folks in the area to shop local."
Plus, here's how you can support Far North Side theaters that have been hurt by the coronavirus pandemic.
As you start your holiday shopping, consider supporting independent retailers and shops.
"This holiday season, it’s more important than ever to shop local to help keep our neighborhood businesses that make West Town so special alive for years to come."
“These businesses have gone out of their way to support us over many years ... Let’s try to support them during this time. I want to see them survive.”
Local businesses in Lakeview and Lincoln Park can fulfill all your holiday shopping needs for family, friends and even pets.