Third generation owner of the Billy Goat Tavern, Bill Sianis, talks about business after Chicago’s reopening

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FILE – In this Sept. 23, 2005 file photo, a customer enters the Billy Goat Tavern under Chicago’s Michigan Ave. The once-busy diner tucked below a Michigan Avenue overpass in Chicago famously inspired a Saturday Night Live skit starring John Belushi and Bill Murray as short-order cooks. But the money the Billy Goat Tavern is losing now due to state-imposed business closures during the coronavirus outbreak is no joke. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Third generation owner of the Billy Goat Tavern, Bill Sianis, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to tell the origin story of the restaurant and the inspiration behind the famous skit on Saturday Night Live.

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