Chicago Restaurants, Retail Stores Reopen Amid Challenges


Perhaps one of the most impatient sectors in the state’s reopening plan has been the restaurant industry. 

And though some have been affected by weekend unrest, many still carried on with Chicago’s reopening plans Wednesday, including several high-end and casual restaurants in the River North neighborhood.

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We get a taste of what some players in the industry experienced on the city’s first day in phase three.

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Covid Across Chicago

How is the novel coronavirus impacting local businesses, residents and social service agencies across the city and region? And how are local leaders handling the crisis? We hit the streets to answer those questions and more in our ongoing reporting series, COVID-19 Across Chicago. See where we’ve been and what we’ve discovered in this overview. Listed is the official Chicago community area with the neighborhood in parenthesis where appropriate.


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