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(WTTW News)

In the Northwest Side neighborhood of Montclare, residents are quietly on edge, worried about the coronavirus and the prolonged economic shutdown it prompted, which has ravaged the hundreds of small businesses in the area.

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Ald. Gilbert Villegas, left, speaks with Paris Schutz during a live report for “Chicago Tonight.” (WTTW News)

Chicago’s Montclare neighborhood on the city’s Northwest Side is home to several senior care facilities and many more senior citizens. We check in with Ald. Gilbert Villegas, who represents a broad swath of the community.

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The drive-thru testing facility at 6959 Forest Preserve Drive in Chicago. (WTTW News)

The only drive-thru COVID-19 testing site within Chicago city limits is now welcoming anyone with symptoms of the virus. We go for a look.

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Classic plum butter paczki at Kolatek’s Bakery. (Patty Wetli / WTTW)

Chicago’s Polish bakeries have to prep for two Paczki Days: Fat Thursday, celebrated by Poles, and Fat Tuesday, celebrated by everyone else.

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(Ken Lund / Flickr)

Geoffrey Baer investigates why the Loop’s streets honoring presidents don’t honor the order of their terms in this encore edition of “Ask Geoffrey.”

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(Ken Lund / Flickr)

Geoffrey Baer investigates why the Loop’s streets honoring presidents don’t honor the order of their terms, returns to a North Side bridge to nowhere, and relates the sad story of the “radium girls” of Ottawa, Illinois.