An estimated 85,000 Palestinians live in greater Chicago — 60% of the area’s Arab population. The connection some of them feel to their homeland was on full display during street protests in the Loop in late May.
Almost all coronavirus restrictions were lifted Friday in the city and state.
The pair have re-nested at Montrose Beach Dunes Natural Area.
“After an incredibly difficult year, it’s heartening to see fuller sidewalks, waitlists at restaurants and more workers returning to downtown offices,” said Michael Edwards, the Chicago Loop Alliance’s CEO and president.
Marquette joins the University of Chicago, Roosevelt, Northwestern, Loyola, DePaul and Columbia College in requiring students to get shots.
Monty and Rose, the piping plovers who gained city-wide fame, reunited in Montrose again this April.
Community members met with Ald. Michele Smith and Chicago police officers Friday, days after a teen was grazed by a bullet nearby.