The Dining Together, Apart initiative has brought 21 pods to Fulton Market to help restaurants stay afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Winter Design Challenge will ask Chicagoans to envision how there can be outdoor dining this winter to help restaurants make it through the coronavirus pandemic.
Replay Lincoln Park is reopening for a second time since the coronavirus pandemic hit with an homage to "Bob's Burgers" on its new outdoor patio.
The closure will be in place weekend evenings through patio season, according to Avli.
At the request of Ald. Brian Hopkins, neighborhood leaders met Saturday and voted not to oppose the bar's permit.
At least five beachfront restaurants will open this weekend for the first time this summer.
Chilam Balam's al fresco cafe opened Thursday with tables and artwork from inside the restaurant. "It's just like Chilam Balam, but outside," the owner said.
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.
For Struggling Innertown Pub, Temporary Beer Garden Would Be A ‘Lifeline’ — But City Won’t Issue Permit, Owner Says
The city's Liquor Commission asked Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) to decide on whether to grant the pub a permit — but he punted the decision to a neighborhood group. Meanwhile, Innertown's staff has been laid off again.
By installing features like retractable roofs and large windows, restaurants are creating more useable space for customers dining out.