A lawsuit brings new dirt to light on the Park District’s sweetheart deal with Latin School.
Amid the Olympic fervor, local athletes are still getting shortchanged.
Why is the Park District clamping down on its volunteer advisers?
If the state has its way, a TIF on sales taxes means you’ll be funding the rehab of Wrigley Field.
King Daley issues his self-serving proclamations for ’08.
As 2007 turned into 2008, it was a bright new morning in the city of Chicago—or so said Mayor Daley in a state-of-the-city op-ed that ran in the Sun-Times on […]
The state’s proposed purchase and renovation of Wrigley Field is a corporate handout not even the mayor can swallow.
Rookie alderman Scott Waguespack faces his first minefield: the 32nd Ward committeeman’s race.
There’s a peculiar tango being danced in the 32nd Ward committeeman’s race. Alderman Scott Waguespack, who edged out incumbent Ted Matlak back in April, isn’t in the running. Instead he’s […]
As the Hancock building gets a $4.8 million break, the little guy pays double.
Cook County clerk David Orr reveals—nay, publicizes—that TIFs sucked up more than $500 million in property taxes last year.
A state senator’s sudden resignation sets off a scramble in Edgewater
The city finally posts some (mis)information about its tax increment financing program online.
The state of Illinois hasn’t added a new property to its historic register since 1989–leaving sites like Maxwell Street and Farnsworth House out in the cold.