Steve Grzanich has the business news of the day with the Wintrust Business Minute.
Chicago’s Metropolitan Brewing has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company says it’s dealing with a slump in retail sales, debt and a rent dispute. Its taproom and brewery overlooks the Chicago river near Rockwell and Belmont. In its filing, Metropolitan Brewing says it won’t make it through the winter without a comprehensive restructuring or sale. Metropolitan launched in 2008. It’s one of Chicago’s oldest craft breweries.
Also, Gibsons Restaurant Group is preparing to open a new location in Chicago’s Fulton Market District. Listen for more below: