Boarded-up windows and limited hours as Chicago businesses brace for Election Day

CHICAGO — The first time Potash Markets' Gold Coast grocery stores were vandalized this summer, the boards covering both stores' windows came down as soon as the damage was repaired. The damage happened during the civil unrest that followed George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police in May. When one store was hit a second time in August, CEO Art Potash decided to leave the boards up through the election.“If it can happen once, and then it can happen twice, the door’s wide open for how often this is going to happen,” he said. Between the civil unrest this summer, the coronavirus pand...

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