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Proposed Ordinance Would Reimburse Liquor License Fees For Restaurants And Bars That Couldn’t Serve Indoors During Pandemic

The ordinance calls for federal stimulus funds to be used to help pay back liquor license fee holders for the time they couldn't serve indoors during the pandemic.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Shop Rogers Park Small Businesses, Get A Cash Rebate This Holiday Season

An art walk featuring 3D paintings will also debut on Howard Street to help lure shoppers this holiday season.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Lincoln Square’s Wine Stroll Goes Online Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

The event is raising money for neighborhood small businesses and the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Here’s How To Support Black-Owned Businesses In Uptown, Edgewater And Rogers Park

Looking to support Black-owned businesses on the Far North Side? Here's a list. Email us at if we're missing any!

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Chez Simo Bistro Owner Sets Up GoFundMe: ‘Small Restaurants Like Ours Are In Real Danger Of Closing’

With no government funding in sight, the owner of the French bistro is turning to fundraising to keep the doors open.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund Will Help Only A Fraction Of Businesses In Need

More than 8,000 Chicago business owners need the government's help to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. But the city can only help about 2,600 of them, numbers show.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Lightfoot Announces $100 Million Fund To Help Small Businesses Devastated By Coronavirus

The Chicago Small Business Resiliency Loan Fund will start with $100 million in low-interest loans to help "severely impacted" small businesses.