Bronzeville, Near South Side

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Bars Can Now Apply To Open Sidewalk Cafes For Customers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Previously, only restaurants were allowed to apply for and open a sidewalk cafe. The city hopes the change can help alcohol-only bars and taverns stay afloat.

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2nd Scooter Pilot Starts Aug. 12 With Bird, Lime And Spin

The city will allow vendors to leave scooters out at night. Last time, vendors had to pick them up at night and re-deploy them in the morning.

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High School Football Moved Back To Spring After State Makes New Coronavirus Restrictions

The rules, which go into effect Aug. 15, apply to people of all ages and cover almost all areas of athletics.

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Mercy Hospital To Close In 2021 After Plans To Merge With 3 South Side Hospitals Fell Through

A closure date is yet to be finalized, though it will occur between February and May.

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Coronavirus Won’t Be Over For ‘Years’ In Chicago, City’s Top Doctor Says

"I don't know we'll ever get to a point where COVID will be eradicated, to be perfectly honest," said Dr. Allison Arwady.

Chicago Schools Have 3 Weeks To Vote On School Police. Here Are The Details.

Two councils have voted in support of removing resource officers from their schools already. Here are the meetings this week.

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Free UChicago Lectures On Racial Justice, Coronavirus And More Available

Educational resources on a wide range of topics, freely available for anyone in Cook County, will be released every Monday through August 31.

Black And Latino Students In Chicago Were More Likely To Receive ‘Incompletes’ During Pandemic

Overall, all students received more As and failed fewer classes following the district’s new grading policy