Outdoor dining winterization money comes as some push for tougher Chicago requirements on third-party delivery apps

Shaniqua Juliano

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday touted $500,000 the city’s getting from restaurant delivery company DoorDash to winterize Chicago restaurants, while proposals by aldermen to further crack down on such apps during the coronavirus pandemic languish in City Council committees. © Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune/Chicago Tribune/TNS Mayor Lori Lightfoot visits […]

Christkindlmarket cancels in-person holiday markets in Chicago and Milwaukee, will begin selling online instead Nov. 1

Shaniqua Juliano

Organizers of Christkindlmarket have canceled the popular outdoor holiday market and moved it online as the coronavirus pandemic continues to hamper large-scale events and travel. © Camille Fine / Chicago Tribune/Chicago Tribune/TNS Dominyka Salaviejute, center left, helps customers shop for ornaments at Daley Center Plaza on opening day of Christkindlmarket […]