Franchise owner Jim Jensen, who employs about 20 licensed massage therapists, said the rule limiting massage and body treatments to 30 minutes could mean a considerable loss in business. Usually, he said, a therapist comes into contact with two or three clients during a three-hour shift. … [Read more...] about Elmhurst Massage Business Protests Some Rules
Local Patch readers who want to know what's open in town can access the directory here. We encourage you to share the link with your friends, neighbors and your social media connections, to help support local businesses through this very difficult time. And if you know a local business owner, make sure they get their business on the list by pointing them to this article. … [Read more...] about Evanston Businesses: Open Or Closed? Let Your Customers Know
“All businesses were afforded warnings before formal enforcement,” he added, including an initial warning letter from Mayor Eric Garcetti. “Officers allowed the business to close if there was a misunderstanding or if the business was unaware of the Safer at Home policy.” … [Read more...] about Will small-business owners go to jail for breaking coronavirus rules? We’ll find out
With most of the state shut down since mid-March — more than two months — many are rejoicing at the return to a new normal and simple pleasures such as dining out. And in the wake of several Reopen Illinois protests, some believe the reopening is coming too late. … [Read more...] about IL Reopening: Businesses Ready, Many Customers Anxious
With the Skokie area expected to move to Phase Three of the Restore Illinois plan on May 29, Skokie restaurants will be allowed to open for outdoor dining, and retail stores, salons, offices and more also will be able to reopen with restrictions. The State of Illinois has issued reopening guidance for a variety of business sectors. Click here for links to reopening information for retail, personal care/salons, service centers (car washes, dry cleaners, etc.), restaurants and bars, health/fitness businesses, offices, manufacturers, outdoor recreation facilities and youth sports organizations. All Skokie businesses that choose to reopen are required to adhere to the guidelines for their sector. Please email [email protected] for assistance or with questions. … [Read more...] about Skokie Businesses – See Reopening Guidelines!