Lansing restaurants adjust to state dine-in ban

Customers can still order via phone, internet for pick-up and delivery by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (March 16, 2020) – Winter is already a slow time for many restaurants, but the recent COVID-19 outbreak thinned crowds even further as social distancing and self-quarantining has been encouraged. With Governor Pritzker’s dine-in ban announced Sunday comes the … Read more

Local restaurants and bars: help us share your news

by Melanie Jongsma, Managing Editor LANSING, Ill. (March 16, 2020) – The Lansing Journal is gathering information from local restaurants and bars that are impacted by Governor Pritzker’s recent announcement to close dine-in eateries. We plan to publish a list of as many as possible, along with location, contact info, links to menus, and information … Read more

Gov. Pritzker announces bars and restaurants will close to public by end of Monday

Next week, state agencies to temporarily reduce workforce while maintaining core functions and essential operations information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (March 15, 2020) — As the state continues to take aggressive action to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, Governor JB Pritzker announced Sunday that all bars and … Read more

TIF redevelopment agreement approved for Rancho Grande

Former Golden Crown Restaurant to be transformed by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 10, 2020) – At the February 4 meeting of the Village Board, the vote was unanimous to approve Ordinance 20-003, “authorizing and approving a Tax Increment Financing redevelopment agreement between the Village of Lansing and Tacosina Group Corporation (Rancho Grande—17904 Torrence Avenue).” … Read more