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
Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

City Officials Approve ‘Roadmap’ For Attracting Development, Arts And Culture To South Shore

The plan focuses on upgrading 75th and 79th Streets from Stony Island Avenue to the lakefront.

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Here’s How to Buy Thousands of Chicago Park District Plants Going Unused In Pandemic

The plants were meant for city parks, but, due to the coronavirus, the Park District can't hire seasonal staff to do landscaping work.