From Theater on the Lake to spaceship on the park, 2016 was a weird time in the city.
Tag: Lucas Museum
Why does Friends of the Parks endorse more asphalt at 31st Street Beach?
The Park District plan calls for replacing green space with hundreds of new parking spots.
Rahm on Lucas Museum loss: ‘Welcome to the most important parking lot in the country,’ and other Chicago news
Also, the Becoming a Man program has reportedly lowered violent crime arrests among its participants by half.
Chicago Park District slams Friends of Parks’ ‘outrageous’ Lucas Museum demands, and other news
Also, iconic 90s show Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding returns to Chicago.
Expect a ‘few hundred’ more police officers at the Pride Parade, and other Chicago news
Also, Lincoln Park Zoo is getting rid of its tigers Molly and Pavel.
Chicago police detective who killed Rekia Boyd quits the force, and other news
Also, the city recommends arriving three hours early if you’re flying out of O’Hare or Midway.
Oh, the irony: Mayor Rahm’s allies call Lucas Museum opponents elitists
The coded language at the heart of the lakefront fight.
George Lucas is in talks with San Francisco about Lucas Museum, and other news
Also, Rahm discusses a plan to replace the Independent Police Review Authority.
The politics at stake in the principals’ association election
A brief primer on the surprisingly heated race for the presidency of the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association.
Anita Alvarez cedes Laquan McDonald case to special prosecutor, and other Chicago news
Also, what it means to have Empire, Chicago Fire, or the other locally filmed TV shows shoot in your home.
Social service groups with state contracts sue Bruce Rauner, and other Chicago news
Also, the mayor makes the next move in Rahm vs. Friends of the Parks.
Friends of the Parks rejects Lucas Museum on any lakefront site, and other Chicago news
Also, CPS unveils new policy ensuring transgender students equal access to bathrooms and locker rooms.
Turning McCormick Place’s Lakeside Center into the Lucas Museum could be the boldest adaptive reuse project on the planet
George Lucas has the chance to save a piece of Chicago’s modernist architecture that deserves landmark status.
Rahm’s Lucas/McPier plan is straight outta Daley’s playbook of South Loop boondoggles
And it shows Emanuel would rather spend money on pet projects than on the public schools.
Gunman opens fire during filming of a music video, and other Chicago news
Also, a map of coyote sightings in Chicago.