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City Mouse In Ace Hotel To Permanently Close Sunday

Alinea Group plans to operate in the City Mouse space for three months beginning in November.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Masa Azul In Logan Square Closes For Foreseeable Future But Hopes To Reopen ‘When The Pandemic Wanes’

"It has been a very uphill battle, for us and for most small restaurants and bars," the owners said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Thrift Store Crossroads Closes Andersonville Location After 5 Years

Crossroads is at least the fifth Clark Street business in Andersonville to close during the coronavirus pandemic.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

City Lit Book Store In Logan Square Closing Due To Coronavirus: ‘Revenues Have Fallen Dramatically’

It's the latest small business in Chicago to permanently close because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Maude’s Liquor Bar Closes Permanently After 9 Years In West Loop

In a letter posted on Maude’s website, Hogsalt Hospitality said the restaurant was not a “victim of the pandemic.”

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Fountainhead Closing After 10 Years Due To Coronavirus — And It Won’t Be The Last If Congress Doesn’t Act, Staff Says

“We hope for those that haven’t closed yet that the government does come through for this industry. Every day that they stall on it, there is another place that cannot hold out.”

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Rogers Park’s Pub 626 Closing Sunday Due To Coronavirus: ‘We Tried Everything We Could Think Of’

Pub 626 is the second Rogers Park eatery in eight days to close because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park’s Twisted Tapas Closes After 7 Years Because Of Coronavirus: ‘We Are Another Casualty’

Slowing business and a looming liquor license payment hastened the closing of Twisted Tapas, its owner said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Candyality To Close Andersonville Shop, Consolidate Into Lakeview Location To ‘Survive’ Coronavirus

Candyality is at least the fourth Andersonville small business to close due to the coronavirus.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Historic Southport Lanes Is Closing For Good After 98 Years Because Of Coronavirus

Built by Schlitz Brewery, Southport Lanes was first named The Nook. Bowling lanes were added in 1922 after federal laws banned brewers from owning taverns.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Andersonville Art Supplies Shop Closes Storefront, Goes Digital Due To Coronavirus

With the lease up in August, Jean Cate decided to transition Martha Mae into an online-only store.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

French Bistro La Sardine Closes After 22 Years Because Of Coronavirus

“Covid is an extinction event for restaurants, so please support small family-owned places like ours,” owners wrote about the closing.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Shop 1021 In Logan Square Closes For Good Due To Coronavirus Shutdown

"It's heartbreaking," owner Mandy Metros said. "The hardest part about it was it was out of our control. We didn't ask to be closed."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Guthrie’s Tavern To Close For Good, Citing City’s New Coronavirus Restrictions On Bars

The beloved corner bar near Wrigley Field will close Thursday.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Eden In Near West Side Closing Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Co-owner Jodi Fyfe and chef/owner Devon Quinn will close the restaurant this weekend after more three years in business.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Bite Cafe Closes For Good Because Of Coronavirus, But Pizza Friendly Pizza Will Replace It

Noah Sandoval, a Michelin-starred Chicago chef, partnered with the Empty Bottle team to design the menu at Pizza Friendly Pizza.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Veggie-Focused Bad Hunter Closes Permanently In West Loop Due To Coronavirus

While they close the West Loop restaurant, the Heisler Hospitality detailed plans for a new Logan Square pizza shop.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Café Cancale Closes Permanently Due To Coronavirus

"While the decision to close is a difficult one, the realities that restaurants across the country face are truly sobering."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

After 22 Years, Blackbird Closes Permanently Due To Coronavirus

Operating at 25 percent capacity in an “incredibly small, tight dining room” was not feasible, leaders told the Tribune.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Step Down Cafe, A Pilsen Coffee Shop That Created Community, Closes For Good Because Of Coronavirus Shutdown

Opening the cafe was a dream six years in the making for Leonel Rodriguez. But after a beloved barista was slain and the pandemic forced it to close for months, it won’t reopen.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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