Fourteen years after machine alderman Berny Stone blocked a bike bridge for mysterious reasons, CDOT is finally breaking ground on the project.
Late alderman Berny Stone once blocked plans for the Lincoln Village Pedestrian Bicycle Bridge. Some say he was motivated by real estate concerns, others say racism.
Wider sidewalks, plus fixtures inspired by South Asian culture, have improved the strip.
Stone, who represented the 50th Ward for 38 years, died Monday at age 87.
Alderman Bernard Stone (50th) reckons his chances.
A citizen journalist is smarting from a slight by Chicago Tonight.
Salman Aftab, formerly a challenger to 50th Ward alderman Bernard Stone, has endorsed the incumbent.
Election day dispatch #29: Poll crime in the 50th?
Election day dispatch #25: Naisy Dolar video
Election day dispatch #12: Sunshine in the 50th Ward
50th Ward alderman Bernard Stone, who’s running for reelection at age 79, says he’s not just keeping the seat warm for his daughter (and chief of staff) Ilana Feketitsch.