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Discussion in 'General Forum' started by troyplaysbass, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. scottlechowicz

    Trusted Supporter

    Apparently, the current guidance allows for indoor dining that is no more than 8 feet away from windows that can open up. Or something along those lines. Basically, when you have an exterior wall that is almost all windows or can be opened entirely...you can have some people a few feet inside.
     
  2. MexicanGuitars

    Chorus’ Expert on OTIP Track #8 Supporter

    Yeah the loopholes around this are straight up whack and I think I’m even more anxious now then when cases were at their peak
     
  3. atlas

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    They can try and dance around it all they want but the more things they open, even with “rules”, the more cases are gonna go up. Just a question of whether they’re gonna decide they have to lock down again
     
  4. incognitojones

    www.notlovely.com Supporter

    Yeah second lock down has to be coming, this is going to ramp up again and we haven’t done anything to slow it down from a federal or local level.
     
  5. aspeedomodel

    Cautiously pessimistic Prestigious

    I dunno how they would do another lockdown to be honest. I think too many people are "over it" and it'd be hard to push everyone back inside again. Sad, because it's probably what's necessary.
     
  6. ItsAndrew

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  7. scottlechowicz

    Trusted Supporter

    It’s not a street fest. They closed down Broadway to car traffic so that restaurants could have more space to provide tables outside.

    the same thing will happen soon on a stretch of Randolph.
     
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  8. Kellan

    JuneJuly Supporter

    I work right there. We are opening the lobby up for limited seating when everyone else does next week.


    How long before everything shuts down again here? 3 or 4 weeks?
     
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  9. chewbacca110 Jun 21, 2020
    (Last edited: Jun 21, 2020)
    chewbacca110

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    3, if we're lucky. I wanna get back to another inevitable quarantine sooner rather than later.
     
  10. MexicanGuitars

    Chorus’ Expert on OTIP Track #8 Supporter

    I was kind of hoping the city would be somewhat smart and postpone any more phases until after the 4th weekend like they did for Memorial Day.
     
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  11. Kellan

    JuneJuly Supporter

    Lightfoot changed her tone really fast from “we won’t rush to re-open” to “bars and restaurants are an integral part of the fabric of our city.” Maybe they had a budget meeting.

    hopefully she won’t be reluctant to shut us back down when there’s another big spike.
     
  12. MexicanGuitars

    Chorus’ Expert on OTIP Track #8 Supporter

    Today's numbers (statewide) basically confirming that we're plateauing between 600-700 now that Phase 3 has borne out over 2-3 weeks. There's gonna be no way to get that to go down or even stabilize with indoor dining, museums, gyms reopening etc.
     
  13. ItsAndrew

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    Not saying that ANY cases are good, but 600-700 in the whole state isn’t terrible, considering how big Illinois is.
     
  14. MexicanGuitars

    Chorus’ Expert on OTIP Track #8 Supporter

    For comparison, New York had a similar number today but did like 3x as many tests, so their case positivity rate was under 1% while ours is close to 3.

    At this point getting into the metrics that would allow us to be low or even medium risk in the city are going to be basically impossible
     
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  15. scottlechowicz

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    Erick Williams, owner of Virtue restaurant.

    He can fuck right off.
     
  16. chewbacca110

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    Yes, Erick. I love the struggle to find another job because my old one was ripped from me and one thousand other people at my old company. I am LOVING starting from scratch and trying to rebuild my career.

    Never been to Virtue, never going to Virtue.
     
  17. scottlechowicz

    Trusted Supporter

    Just to drive the point home:

     
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  18. MexicanGuitars

    Chorus’ Expert on OTIP Track #8 Supporter

    Server at Longman tested positive and they shut down
     
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  19. chewbacca110

    Trusted

    This is only going to keep happening.

    Stay. Home. People.
     
  20. Kyle Max

    Trusted Prestigious

    I live in NY, but I absolutely adore Chicago. I hope everyone there is staying safe and I can’t wait to visit when all this is over.
     
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  21. MexicanGuitars

    Chorus’ Expert on OTIP Track #8 Supporter

    Three-week high in cases (all-time high in testing though) and plateauing in positivity rate and hospitalizations but sure bring on Phase 4 tomorrow. Haven't even done 2 full COVID infection cycles in the city.
     
  22. MexicanGuitars

    Chorus’ Expert on OTIP Track #8 Supporter

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  23. scottlechowicz

    Trusted Supporter

    I always suspected that Wrigleyville would doom us all.
     
  24. MexicanGuitars

    Chorus’ Expert on OTIP Track #8 Supporter

    I’m still having anxiety of having biked on the Lakefront trail this weekend with so many people maskless
     
  25. Kellan

    JuneJuly Supporter

    The Walmart on Broadway and Diversey has been shut down for a couple of weeks and no one will say why. I have to imagine there was a big employee outbreak there? What else could the reason be?