Articles By Block Club Chicago Staff

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Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown Picked As Next Chicago Police Superintendent

Brown, a Dallas native, was chief of the department during the 2016 shooting that killed five officers.

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Stay Home Or Else: ‘Where’s Lightfoot’ Instagram Account Adds Levity To Stressful Coronavirus Crackdown

Mayor Lori Lightfoot laid down the law Thursday ... and Chicagoans heard her text loud and clear.

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‘Bonnie Is Right’: Governor Praises South Side Grandma, Joins Her In Debunking Coronavirus Hoax Claims

Gov. JB Pritzker joined "South Side Bonnie" in calling out people who think the COVID-19 pandemic is a conspiracy theory.

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Chicagoans Are Coming Together (Even As They Stay Apart) And Making The City A Little Brighter During Coronavirus

We've rounded up stories about Chicagoans coming together and making the best of a bad situation during the pandemic. Read them to brighten your day.

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All Chicago Parks And Libraries Closed Starting Saturday — But You Can Still Go For Walks In The Park

The announcement came as Gov. JB Pritzker announced a "stay at home order," which requires the shutdown of all "non-essential" businesses.

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Your Favorite Chicago Businesses Are In Trouble. Here’s How You Can Help Workers Directly

LIST: Hundreds of Chicago restaurants and bars are turning to patrons for help during these uncertain times. Donate, order delivery or buy gift cards and T-shirts to help them.

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Working From Home Because Of Coronavirus? Our Reporters Share The Tips You Need To Know

In the name of social distancing, many companies are telling their employees to work from home for an extended period of time. Here's how we do it.

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Lightfoot Cuts Bar And Restaurant Capacity To 100-Person Max Over Coronavirus Concerns

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she hasn't ruled out shutting down bars and restaurants entirely as St. Patrick's Day revelers continue to pack bars.

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Want To Support Chinatown This Month? Here’s What To Eat, According To Our Readers

Monday night, foodies will gather in Chinatown for a restaurant crawl to support businesses that have been hit hard by coronavirus fears.