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City Panel Approves $600 Million To Finish Cabrini-Green Redevelopment

The city is pledging to follow through on promises it made when the public housing complex Cabrini-Green was ordered demolished more than two decades ago.

Downtown

Los negocios de ‘Asia en Argyle’ luchan por sobrevivir mientras se enfrentan al paisaje urbano, la pandemia y la reconstrucción de CTA

La orden de quedarse en casa y las reglas de capacidad reducida presentadas durante la pandemia del COVID-19, son solo algunas de las batallas que enfrentan propietarios de negocios como Quang Minh Lê y LoanTh'Thu Nguyễn, dueños del restaurante Phở Loan.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

From Streetscape To Pandemic To CTA Rebuild, Asia On Argyle Businesses Fight To Survive

The stay home order and the reduced capacity rules brought on by COVID-19 are just part of the struggles owners like Quang Minh Lê and Loan Thị Thu Nguyễn of Uptown's Phở Loan restaurant are facing.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Photo Gallery: Surviving On Argyle

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Surviving The Pandemic: Black-Owned Businesses And The Paycheck Protection Program

Four Black-owned small businesses in Chicago’s West Side and west suburbs share their experiences with applying for federal funding during the COVID-19 crisis.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Giro pandémico: Una chef de Uptown lanza restaurante hindú virtual para así mantenerse a salvo y seguir cocinando

Una chef de Uptown apuesta por su lugar en la industria mientras apoya a su comunidad.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

A Pandemic Pivot: Uptown Chef Launches Virtual Indian Restaurant To Stay Safe And Keep Cooking

One Uptown chef stakes out her place in the industry while doubling down on community.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Photo Gallery: Pandemic Pivot

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Hospitalidad en espera: Así es como un restaurante emblemático de Uptwon se las arregla para hacerle frente a la pandemia

En su esfuerzo por seguir abiertos y con la ayuda financiera federal que es insuficiente, los dueños de restaurantes como Golden House en Uptown, han tenido que despedir a su personal, adaptarse a las políticas que cambian constantemente, arriesgan su salud a diario y toman decisiones difíciles.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Hospitality On Hold: How One Timeless Uptown Diner Was Interrupted By The Pandemic

With insufficient federal financial relief, restaurants like Uptown's Golden House have had to lay off staff, adapt to constantly changing policies, risk their health daily and make painful decisions in an effort to stay open.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Check Out ‘Second Hometown’ An Outdoor Photo Exhibit In Uptown

The outdoor exhibition by CatchLight Local Chicago Fellow Woojae Julia Song will be held April 21-27. An outdoor reception will be held Saturday, April 24 from 2-4 p.m.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

About This Series

CatchLight Local and Block Club Chicago look at how the pandemic is impacting the bustling restaurant scene in Uptown.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park