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With the coronavirus pandemic well underway, COVID-19 infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands, and medical facilities around the globe struggling ...

When the coronavirus pandemic began shutting down the Chicago metropolitan area, events such as weddings, conventions and social events of all kinds canceled, ...

Three Little Village residents have initiated a class-action lawsuit against the property developer and demolition company responsible for a controlled ...

COOK COUNTY, Ill. – With Wilmette and Highland Park joining in on the trend, seventeen Chicago suburbs now require people to wear face masks in public. ...

The federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program, the $349 billion program to get small businesses through the coronavirus shutdown, is out of money. This ...

Kratom is sold in brick and mortar stores all across Chicago as local businesses begin adopting the extract at scale. For many, kratom is a herb, or a dietary ...

CHICAGO — With an additional 1,209 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Illinois as of this last weekend, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Illinois Governor JB Pritzker ...

Chicago is a haven for weed and kratom companies that know how to get their product in front of the market. You will find many brick and mortar stores ...

Is kratom legal in Illinois? Believe it or not, kratom is legal in Illinois except for three cities - Alton, Edwardsville and Jerseyville. Anyone over the ...

Are you surprised with the high price of weed in Illinois? Illinois weed prices sit at an average of $16 per gram which are some of the highest in the ...

Chicago drivers wasted an average 145 hours last year in what has been named the second-worst traffic in the nation. A new report from mobility research ...

The James Beard Foundation has postponed its annual awards gala amid COVID-19 concerns. It announced last week that the ceremony, scheduled for May 4 at the ...

A Chicago club established in 1869 has been forced to close its doors and put the venue up for sale. The Standard Club, founded by leaders in the Jewish ...

Target is set to open a new warehouse in a controversial development in Little Village. The retailer signed a lease agreement in late 2019 to open at the ...

The building home to McDonald’s headquarters in the West Loop has been put up for sale. Developer Sterling Bay has announced it is selling the ...

A cannabis-themed sandwich chain is planning to set up shop in Chicago. Cheba Hut, a punny sub shop, has signed a lease in Wicker Park and is waiting to ...

Plans for a two-tower building at the former Chicago Spire site have had a significant height reduction. The long-anticipated building set to fill the hole ...

The in-person sports betting restrictions required by law could force bettors offshore to illegal gambling websites. That was the message an online gaming ...

Governor Pritzer has said the state’s new sports betting industry “appears to be on track” and will be up and running in time for March Madness. His ...

A new ordinance is set to allow alcohol to be sold from 9 am on Sunday mornings. That’s right - Sunday brunchers and fans of the English Premier League will ...

Nintendo has officially opened its free Nintendo ‘Switch On the Go’ lounge in O’Hare International Airport. The pop-up airport lounge gives travelers the ...

Tech hub 1871 has acquired Illinois Technology Association (ITA) in order to expand its services. 1871, founded by Governor Pritzker in 2012, offers ...

Nine new recreational cannabis dispensaries could be approved in Chicago as early as March 6. A special meeting of the Chicago Zoning Board of Appeals will ...

Illinois real estate agents are starting to see the impact the 2020 legalization law will have on home sales. A report from the National Association of ...

The Fulton Market District is now offering a professional services sector. A deal has been signed for the multinational consulting firm Duff & Phelps to ...

Governor Pritzker has announced he wants the new Illinois technology hub to rival Boston’s Kendall Square. The state’s Discovery Partners Institute plans to ...

A study from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies has found high-income renters are changing the housing market across Chicago. Data from the study, ...

The University of Chicago is the new owner of the Jewel-Osco store in Woodlawn, which opened less than a year ago. A venture connected to the University ...

Health Care Service Corp, the Chicago-based parent company of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurance provider, made a late-January announcement of ...

Despite the Chicago housing market experiencing a very weak 2019, a handful of places have maintained a strong position. According to a report from Chicago ...

The Illinois Gaming Board has published its second phase of rules on sports betting in the state, but is yet to announce when wagering will get off the ground. ...

Chicago’s economy could be affected by the coronavirus that is spreading throughout China. Global stock markets rebounded on Tuesday after their worst day ...

Governor Pritzker has plans for another balanced budget and to finalize the paperwork for the much-awaited Chicago casino, but still faces fights over taxes ...

Virta Health the first provider of a treatment to reverse type 2 diabetes (T2D) without medications or surgery, announced on January 10th  that it has raised ...

When it comes to the latest working trends, Chicago doesn’t get left behind. With so many individuals now working for themselves, and startups looking to ...

The city is set to sell a huge $1.2 billion in bonds--the largest sale since 2017. Chicago bonds shops trying to sell the city’s offering are in the running ...

A new rideshare tax to tackle Chicago’s congestion went live on Monday morning. A solo ride using services such as Uber and Lyft has now risen from $0.72 ...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has given consent to allow refugees to live in the city. Mayor Lightfoot signed a letter to welcome refugees following an order ...

According to a New York Times report, across America, more than 1.7 million packages are estimated to go missing daily, adding up to around $25 million worth ...

New data on cab fares, now required to be revealed under the law in Chicago, has turned heads. A Reuters analysis of taxi fare data has found that fares for ...

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