Ald. Pat O'Connor (40th) at the 2018 State of Lincoln Square event.ALEX V. HERNANDEZ/ BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO

Longtime Ald. Pat O’Connor Is Running For Reelection, Facing Off Against 4 Challengers

The incumbent alderman has served for 35 years on the City Council and had been dodging the question of whether he would retire.

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Apartment Complex Replacing Avondale’s Red Apple Buffet Calls For Rents Between $2K – $2.5K, No Affordable Units

Some neighbors took issue with the rent prices, saying longtime residents can't afford it. "To be perfectly blunt, no family can afford $2,500 a month in this neighborhood," one said.