What’s going on in the City Council? Still hard to say!
Runoff season is here, and Chicago may further freshen up the City Council.
Also, Alderman Howard Brookins Jr. is running for a Cook County judgeship.
Also, an alderman who has spoken out about the city’s aggressive squirrels landed in the hospital after a bike accident involving a “suicide bomber” squirrel.
Also, LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers dominate Lollapalooza rumors.
The mayor’s unpopularity is expected to affect City Council races as well as the campaign for mayor.
A new report finds that thousands of jobs have disappeared from black and Latino areas as the city subsidizes the exodus.
The lawyer, lobbyist, and election official who seems to be in the middle of every major political deal in Chicago
Alderman Howard Brookins Jr. sounds like he’s already preparing to challenge Anita Alvarez for state’s attorney in 2016
What one vacant lot says about the future of devlopment in the city
Joe Moreno While a number of aldermen and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were discussing the possibility of decriminalizing marijuana Wednesday, First Ward alderman Joe Moreno went a step further, becoming one of the few Chicago city officials to openly argue that the real solution is legalization. “Legalize it, control it, and tax it,” Moreno says. “Regulate […]
All 50 portraits, from the group show, including works by Derek Erdman, Jon Gitelson, Lucas Blair Simpson, and more
Driftglass has a poignant interpretation of the Wal-Mart battle.
With other job and business options limited, aldermen talk about bringing more Wal-Marts to Chicago.
He won’t confirm he’s “Senate Candidate 5,” but Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. makes it clear he’d really like to join the world’s most exclusive club.