Community organizers connect politics with plant care.
Runoff season is here, and Chicago may further freshen up the City Council.
A Pritzker-backed machine operator, a rogue three-time candidate, a U of C darling, and lots of idealistic novices compete in a ward known for corruption.
Organizers of a pop-up mental health services project in Woodlawn vow to fight imminent eviction.
Also, Rahm makes a surprise pick to replace Susana Mendoza as city clerk.
The Chicago rapper on how to rebuild the community from the inside.
Alderman Willie Cochran, a former police officer, says it’s time for an infusion of money, opportunities, health care, and police in violence-ravaged neighborhoods.
The 20th Ward won’t get a rapper representative.
Che “Rhymefest” Smith, rapper and Chicago aldermanic candidate, stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer at The Hideout, to discuss his campaign, his message and his past. Segments from the interview, along with a meeting with legendary 53rd Ward alderman Ed Bus, are below. Next Interview Show is Friday, Dec. 3, at The […]
Rhymefest throws his hat into the ring in the 20th Ward.
The U. of C. wants to park bulldozers on a Woodlawn community garden, and it won’t take “let’s talk about this” for an answer.
Election day dispatch #13: 2nd Ward the race to watch
Election day dispatch #3: Lining up in the 20th Ward
It was one thing to get in trouble with the feds, but it doesn’t bode well for 20th Ward alderman Arenda Troutman that she’s lost the support of a very important leader in her ward–Bishop Arthur Brazier.