Left to right: Andre Vasquez, Dianne Daleiden, Maggie O’Keefe, incumbent Ald. Pat O’Connor (40th), Ugo Okere and forum moderator Rick Perlstein.Photo by Alex V. Hernandez

Ald. Pat O’Connor Called ‘Racist Troll’ By Moderator Of 40th Ward Forum

"Let me be clear, this is racism," O'Connor's opponent Ugo Okere said in a statement after the forum.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Pilsen’s Via Crucis ‘Brings People Together’ On Good Friday

To celebrate Good Friday, hundreds of Catholics walked along 18th Street for the annual reenactment of the living stations of the cross in Pilsen.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."