• coronavirus May 12, 2020

    Struggling Bars and Restaurants Look for Relief in ‘Cocktails for Hope' Amid Pandemic

    Bar and restaurant owners are working to change the laws around selling cocktails to-go to provide temporary relief and a boost in revenue during the extended stay home order in Illinois. Cocktails for Hope is a grassroots initiative advocating for the sale of premixed cocktails to go. Co-founder Julia Momose started a petition that now has more than 11,000 signatures,…

  • coronavirus May 11, 2020

    Restaurants Fight for Carry-out Cocktail Sales

    \tIT’S A VERY DIFFERENT PICTURE FOR RESTAURANT AND BAR OWNERS IN ILLINOIS. THEY ARE STILL FACING AN UNCERTAIN TIMELINE TO OPEN THEIR DOORS.
    \t SOME BARS HOPING TO OFFER CARRYOUT DRINKS TO KEEP THEIR BUSINESS GOING.. ARE NOW LOCKED IN A BATTLE WITH THE STATE.
    \tHERE’S NBC 5’S KATE CHAPPEL.
    [[STOP SOT ]]

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