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Facing A ‘Terrible Winter’ And Hanging By A Thread, Restaurant Owners Beg City, State For More Guidance — And Tax Relief

Restaurant and bar owners are facing a perfect storm — and bills are coming due. Many neighborhood staples might have to close, and thousands will be left unemployed.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

As Indoor Dining Ban Looms, Restaurants ‘Winterize’ Patios With Tents, Igloos — But Is It Safer Than Eating Inside?

An infectious diseases expert said the safety of igloos, greenhouses and partially-enclosed tents comes down to ventilation and sanitization.

Citywide

To Protect Staff From Virus, Some Restaurants Stick To Carryout — But They Face ‘Mass Extinction’ Without Help

Some restaurants never brought back dine-in service because they wanted to protect staff and customers. But now they're struggling to stay afloat.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Etta Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus, But Restaurant Owner Says Closing Is Not An Option

Etta co-owner David Pisor defended his decision to stay open. "If someone gets it, [we] move them out. ... It's something we've been able to smartly handle."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Flour Power, A Neighbor-Funded Homemade Pasta Shop, Opens This Week In West Town

Schwa alums Wilson Bauer and Alice Richter are opening the neighborhood pasta shop of their dreams on Thursday.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Sweetgreen Restaurant Opens New Wicker Park Location

Founded in 2007 in Washington, D.C., sweetgreen sources local ingredients for region-specific bowls, salads and plates.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Former Robey Hotel Staffers Want Manager, Chef Fired After Years Of Alleged Racist Abuse, Sexual Harassment

From forcibly kissing a bartender to calling a Black server "Aunt Jemima," workers say a general manager has allowed a culture of abuse to run rampant.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town