Justin L. Fowler / The State Journal-Register via APIllinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker wears a face mask made of a fabric with baseballs printed on it during his daily news briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic held in his office at the Illinois State Capitol on May 21, 2020, in Springfield, Illinois. (Justin L. Fowler / The State Journal-Register via AP)
By Lisa Noeth
Published November 22, 2020 at 12:33pm
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, many small businesses in Illinois are in jeopardy of shuttering their doors forever.
Plenty of them are still recuperating from the first wave of government-mandated lockdowns back in the spring, so it makes sense that some business owners have decided to disobey the statewide ban on indoor dining declared Nov. 2 by Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
“Along LaGrange Road you will find plenty of places to eat and a few businesses clearly advertising that