Emanuel’s handpicked Community Development Commission rubber-stamps a TIF deal in Uptown.
“Independent” aldermen issue a statement on school closings that might as well have been written by the mayor.
A radical proposition from the “Paul Douglas” aldermen: If you’re nice to Mayor Emanuel, he will be nice to you.
Business as usual: the City Council’s zoning committee praises the mayor and approves the Wolf Point deal.
Let’s start with the good news: several hundred north-siders packed a sweltering hot field house in Uptown last week to jeer and sneer at the city’s latest proposal to funnel $50 million in property tax dollars to a developer, in this case one who wants to build a grocery store, a health club, and a […]
What does the future of pedestrian traffic in Chicago look like? The city’s new transportation chief has some ideas. (Sun-Times) Oops. A bookkeeping error showed the county had $90 million more in tax revenue in 2010 than it actually did. But President Toni Preckwinkle says the error won’t have an adverse effect on the county’s […]