Coronavirus

Roseland, Pullman Primary category in which blog post is published

South Suburban Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Site Is Coming, State Officials Say

More than 900 people have tested positive for coronavirus in nine South Side neighborhoods alone. "This crisis is similar to Katrina," Ald. Sophia King said.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

83,000 People Apply For Just 2,000 City Grants To Help Unemployed Chicagoans

The overwhelming demand for the grants means that fewer than 2.5 percent of applicants will get the funds, which will start going out this week.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Worried More Cook County Jail Detainees Will Die, Caravan Calls For Mass Release

At least 387 detainees and jail staffers have tested positive for coronavirus, according to the sheriff's office.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Strangers In Lakeview High Rises Form A Nightly ‘Noise Brigade’ On Fire Escapes During Coronavirus Lockdown

The nightly noise-concerts may not be a rendition of Puccini’s Nessun Dorma as seen in Italy, but it provides a real feeling of unity.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus In Chicago: When Will Stay At Home End? Officials Won’t Give Timeline For Now

There were 13,549 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Illinois as of Tuesday afternoon.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Firefighter Dies From Coronavirus, Had Been Stationed In Rogers Park

Mario Araujo joined the Chicago Fire Department in October 2003 and spent most of his career with Truck 25 in Rogers Park.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Lincoln Square Neighbor Sells Art, Uses Proceeds To Buy Gift Certificates From Struggling Local Businesses

“It’s a win win situation because the prints I’m making don’t wind up sitting in my basement and instead gets to be on someone’s wall. And then I have money I can use to support local businesses."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

‘We Refuse To Go Out Of Business’: Local Foods In Bucktown Offers Curbside Grocery Pickup

"Everything in life has become more stressful and more anxiety ridden. We don't want your food shopping to be part of that," said a co-founder of Local Foods.