Runoff season is here, and Chicago may further freshen up the City Council.
The far-northwest-side aldermanic race may hinge on affordable housing—but not the way you think.
A proposal to add affordable apartments near O’Hare was denied, putting aldermen at risk of losing power through a lawsuit from the developer.
A challenge to the age-old custom of aldermanic prerogative finds a champion in a luxury developer pushing a building with affordable housing.
Yet another planned development with affordable units is killed on the northwest side.
Desperate to figure out who’s going to win the mayoral showdown between Chuy and Rahm, we turn to, of all things, a classroom poll of fifth-graders from a public school on the northwest side.
Dan Lapinski is not Dan Lipinski.
The economic development funds are supposed to go to neighborhoods that need it. Guess where they’re really going. For the first time ever: how the city spends TIF funds, ward by ward
The Chicago Aldermen Project: 50 Aldermen/50 Artists closes Friday, April 2 at Johalla Projects
If the chips fall right, fired city worker Frank Coconate could find himself in office.
Party politics are complicated in the 41st Ward, home of the City Council’s only Republican alderman. Meanwhile the Democratic committeeman is missing in action.