“It’s a tragedy”; Local bars take financial hit on Blackout Wednesday under state’s restrictions

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The day before Thanksgiving is Blackout Wednesday, a night typically well-known for gathering in bars and drinking before traveling home for the holidays. It’s also a night bar employees look forward to However, Illinois’ recent COVID-19 restrictions have prevented the public and bars from partaking. Local bar employees said their businesses … Continue reading “It’s a tragedy”; Local bars take financial hit on Blackout Wednesday under state’s restrictions