Become a member
The 1st Ward alderperson — who has the one of the best attendance records of any City Council member — did not offer a specific reason for missing the meeting, but his vote would not have impacted the outcome of either proposal.
Afro Joe's will reopen in Beverly for the Memorial Day weekend with live music and a DJ. The beloved coffee shop closed its Auburn Gresham location in April.
With earmarks returning to Congress this year, Rep. Robin Kelly has requested $550,000 for an independent study into preserving Promontory Point.
Chicago Stagehands Local 2, a local union for theater workers, has launched a GoFundMe for Elmhurst resident A.J. Graziano, who was shot earlier this month while on his lunch break.