Gov. Pritzker releases guidelines for safe reopening during Phase 3

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 24, 2020) – Governor JB Pritzker today released industry-specific guidelines that allow for the safe re-opening of businesses as the state progresses into the next phase of his Restore Illinois plan. All four regions of the state are on track to advance to Phase … Read more

Eisenhower to Kennedy ramp closing June 1

“Texas U-turn” detour will utilize Taylor Street interchange via outbound Dan Ryan information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation CHICAGO, Ill. (May 23, 2020) – As part of the ongoing Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction, the ramp from the inbound Eisenhower Expressway (Interstate 290) to the outbound Kennedy Expressway (Interstate 90/94) will close for four … Read more

Black Women’s Expo forced to reschedule to 2021 as state cancels summer events at McCormick Place

New dates: April 9–11, 2021 information provided by BWeNext CHICAGO, Ill. (May 23, 2020) – Black Women’s Expo (BWe) founder Merry Green and her team had been hoping that the country’s largest and longest running exposition targeting African American women would take place on the rescheduled dates this August. But an email from McCormick Place … Read more