With coronavirus-related restrictions set to be loosened this week in almost all of Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Sunday released his most detailed guidelines yet for businesses and organizations planning to reopen.
Inspirational signs honoring essential workers are a sign of the times lately. One company is making sales of them a priority in helping the homeless.
Our Lovin Local stop today is Joe's Italian Villa in Palos Heights. Started in 1947, this south suburban restaurant has been family owned since day one.
In a pivot designed to keep their business afloat, Logan Square salon Sparrow has started selling shoes during the COVID-19 crisis. The salon was one of 80 small businesses across the country selected for Vans “Foot the Bill” small business relief program.
The owner of Clean Beauty Boutique says since her salon closed in mid-March, she has lost more than $50,000 in revenue. But as of May 15, her service is now deemed essential.
Advocates say small and diverse businesses are inherently at a disadvantage when it comes to the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program.
The Smyrna restaurant owner who made a big sacrifice in selling her car so she could pay her employees last month had a bit of karma come her way within the last week.
Arizona's stay-at-home order has officially expired at midnight, in place since March 31, has officially expired at midnight.
Chance The Rapper represented Chicago Thursday night, bringing the city and nation together with his music.
The state of Michigan has suspended the business license for a barber who opened during the COVID-19 Stay Home order.
Gov. Tony Evers on Monday allowed nearly all nonessential retail stores to reopen as long as they serve no more than five customers at a time, partially lifting the restriction that has kept them closed for weeks to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
The Corona Care Packages -- between $80 and $160 each -- feature a variety of high quality vacuum sealed meats and can be ordered online or at the company's retail store.
As many restaurants resumed in-person dining and some hair salons began reopening around Indiana on Monday, state officials said most businesses have been following restrictions imposed to slow the coronavirus spread.
Gov. Jared Polis said Monday that C&C Breakfast and Korean Kitchen “is causing an immediate health hazard,” and its business license will remain suspended until the restaurant is no longer a threat, according to the Associated Press.
Saying they were as surprised as the rest of us, nail salon industry officials reacted to Gov. Newsom saying that the first COVID-19 community transmission in California happened in a nail salon.
The employee retention credit is designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll, the IRS says.
Some suburban mayors are critical of the current stay-at-home order and releasing their own plans to reopen sooner.
Mother’s Day is Sunday and while the coronavirus may be affecting your plans, it is also impacting florists all across Chicago.
With bars and restaurants struggling to survive during the pandemic shut down, one western suburb is kicking around a new idea to try to help its businesses.
Shoppers trickled into some large Indiana shopping malls on Monday as they opened for the first time in more than a month under a new order from the governor easing many restrictions imposed to slow the coronavirus spread.