Plus, everything you need to know about e-scooters!
Time Out No. #6 | Thu 20 August, 2020 
This group delivers fresh produce and necessities to underserved Chicago neighborhoods
Chicagoans Lucía Angel and Jorge Saldarriaga recently launched Grocery Run Club , a subscription-based organization that infuses donation funds into local, on-the-ground operations providing produce and everyday necessities to underserved Chicago neighborhoods. For just $10 a month, you can help them address the city’s food scarcity problem—here’s how.
What you need to know about Chicago’s e-scooter pilot vendors
Chicago’s second e-scooter pilot kicked off last week, with three vendors putting nearly 10,000 electric two-wheelers on city streets. We talked to reps from Lime, Spin and Bird about each company's approach to safety, pricing and community involvement. Take a look here and get scootin’!
The weekend ahead
Morgan Olsen
Stop by Daisies in Logan Square to load up on fresh produce and other cooking essentials at the restaurant’s new fully stocked market.
Kumiko’s carryout cocktails are some of the best in the game—try the Ume Boulevardier with Japanese whiskey, Campari and umeshu.
Curl up on the couch on Saturday morning and tune into Lincoln Park Zoo’s Virtual Meet and Greet, which revolves around polar bears.
Restaurants with breathtaking
views of Chicago
In a city like Chicago, it's not hard to find dinner with a view. The metropolis is teeming with both stellar restaurants and remarkable architecture, and when the two collide, diners are in for an unforgettable experience. Get an eyeful of the city at these amazing restaurants that offer spectacular views of Chicago.
LH Rooftop
Venture up to this sky-high terrace at night for twinkling views of the Chicago River and all of the iconic architecture that lines its shores.
Face east to take in the vast expanse that is Lake Michigan or do a 180 for a pulled-back view of the city skyline from Navy Pier.
VU Rooftop
True to its name, the views are epic from 22 stories up. And with 13,000 square feet of space, there's plenty of room to spread out and relax.
Z Bar
Get an up-close view of the architecture along Michigan Avenue, including a postcard-worthy shot of the John Hancock Center.
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These notable Chicago restaurants now permanently closed
ARestaurants have been hit hard by the current crisis, and the sad reality is that many won’t survive. We’re keeping a running list of notable Chicago restaurants and bars that have closed permanently as a way to pay tribute to these culinary greats. This week, we’re saluting Bar Biscay, La Sardine and Harold’s Chicken Shack #55.
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