Due to the extreme cold, the Jan. 30 issue of Windy City Times will experience a delayed delivery, for the safety of our delivery personnel. Copies of the paper should be fully distributed to all of our normal delivery spots by Friday, Feb. 1. The PDF version is available for download at windycitymediagroup.com/images/publications/wct/2019-01-16/current.pdf .
Many local LGBTQ bars have announced that they will remain closed today, Wednesday, Jan. 30, due to extreme cold conditions. Via posts on social media, anchor bars such as Sidetrack, Roscoe's, Hydrate and Berlin have informed the public that they will remain closed as safety measure for both patrons and staff. All the above mentioned bars should reopen Thursday.
In addition, TPAN ( Test Positive Aware Network ) on N. Broadway will remain closed Wednesday, set to reopen Thursday. Also closed are SIR Spa, 5151 N. Clark St., and Facets, m1517 W. Fullerton Ave.
The Center on Halsted is open for business and attempting to assist those with crises resulting from the cold.
Later notifications will be posted here as they are released to the press. Please send information on other closings to firstname.lastname@example.org .