Matt Roeschley, Champaign’s deputy liquor commissioner, said he’ll know more Thursday about what possible steps could be taken.
CHAMPAIGN — The new Campustown Target is a step closer to opening.
Being permitted to restart indoor service Friday doesn’t mean all restaurants and bars will do so, and not necessarily at the full capacity they’ll be allowed.
Customers pulling into the parking lot of Tobacco Expo on Tuesday morning were met by manager Heath Mohammed, who was seated behind the wheel of his parked Tahoe.
CHAMPAIGN - Market Place mall planned to reopen Tuesday at 11 a.m.
On Friday, the store will be reorganized with separate entrance and exit doors and someone at the door to limit the number of customers inside at any one time.
On Wednesday, the company announced it filed a motion seeking bankruptcy court approval to begin an orderly wind down of its operation as soon as possible after stores are able to reopen from COVID-19 lockdowns.
Some local salons that will be reopening as soon as next Friday are already booking appointments, and their eager clients aren't being too picky about the times.
Safe reopening guidelines for various business segments, from hair salons to child care centers, have been spelled out on a new website called Champaign County Safe.
A day after the Ford County Board approved a resolution saying business owners should have the opportunity to reopen if they choose — with safety precautions taken — some business owners were all for it. And some were hesitant.
PAXTON — Operating under the premise that no two Illinois counties are exactly alike these days, the Ford County Board will consider a resolution Monday to support reopening nonessential businesses sooner than the governor has in mind.
A long list of new practices incorporating social distancing, hand-washing stations and elimination of entertainment and social gathering have been announced for the upcoming Market at the Square, Urbana, and Champaign Farmers Market.
From online sales to isolation rooms, local dealerships have found creative ways to keep sales flowing despite the coronavirus shutdowns.
The Indianapolis-based company that has factories in Champaign and Arcola has partnered with a 'major, national supplier to produce non-medical barrier masks in compliance with local and national mandates,' spokeswoman Ashley Gibbons said.
It's providing vans and drivers at no charge, Director of Operations James Wang said, and Harvest Market is dropping its delivery fee that's usually added, spokesman Gerry Kettler said.
That includes uniforms of police officers, paramedics, firefighters, doctors, nurses, pretty much all first responders, said Manager Stephanie Buskirk, daughter of owner Kevin Buskirk.
The Art Mart owners opened up to staff writer Alexandria Kobryn about their soft spot for children's charities and how their lives and business model have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Niemann Foods currently owns the 62,074-square-foot shopping center, which used to house a County Market and now includes Salt & Light, Global Smoke & Vape, First Wok, Check ‘n Go and Charly’s Sunnycrest Salon.
All employees will have their temperature taken when they report to work, and anyone with a temperature of 100 degrees or higher will be asked to stay 365彩票app.
Sales rep Michael Heldebrandt brings the beers people have ordered to them in a red BMW, which brewery and bar owner Chris Knight originally thought would be what grabbed attention. But that's 'not nearly as eye-catching as a large T-rex coming out of it,' he said.
Meet AVATRINA, a robotic nursing assistant under development at the University of Illinois that could potentially deliver some help when the next pandemic comes along.
Niemann Foods added the Plexiglass panels at the checkout lanes in its stores, including Harvest Market and the local County Markets, as did Schnucks.
As of midday Tuesday, an informal News-Gazette survey found just 16 of 49 grocery stores and pharmacies in the five-county area had more than a single roll or pack of the coronavirus pandemic's most-hoarded supply left on their shelves.