Lakeview residents fear the transit-oriented development replacing the shuttered Treasure Island supermarket will create a parking crunch. Here’s why they’re wrong.
In the final days of his re-election fight, Alderman James Cappleman tries to sweeten the deal for voters.
Gentrifying Uptown may be ready for the return of Helen Shiller’s spirit.
The late-night talk show tackles issues in the north-side neighborhood.
Emanuel’s handpicked Community Development Commission rubber-stamps a TIF deal in Uptown.
Challenger Amy Crawford says Alderman James Cappleman hasn’t done enough to crack down on crime.
Affordable housing has been a divisive issue in the 46th Ward for years, but neither candidate for alderman is talking about it much before the April 7 runoff.
The candidate for alderman is stepping up to make Uptown a better place for her son.
Here’s the latest proposal to spend TIF money in an area that doesn’t need it.
1990s Helen Shiller (46th)
The Chicago Cubs adopted an el station—now they should spend a little money there
Andrea Bauer The basketball rims are back up at Broncho Billy Playlot park. Park officials reinstalled the rims about a week and a half ago, after about three dozen people who live nearby appealed to the Chicago Park District board during its October 12 meeting. The informational packet they presented to board members included copies […]
Andrea Bauer Broncho Billy playlot Earlier this month about 50 people showed up to the community meeting for police beat 2311, demanding that police and 46th Ward alderman James Cappleman do more to deal with “gangbangers” they blamed for problems in their community. The beat covers the chunk of Uptown from Montrose north to Lawrence […]
A world-class city, a “green” mayor—what’s the problem? Insiders say the city’s budget woes are only part of the story.
Uptown residents are fighting a day-labor chain in the heart of the 46th Ward.