Ald. Brian Hopkins at Thursday's Plan Commission meeting.Jonathan Ballew / Block Club Chicago

Lincoln Yards Plan Unanimously Approved By Key City Commission Over Public Outcry

"The last time a government body in this room was asked to make [a] similar momentous decision in so little time was — the parking meter deal."

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Police Release 2 People After Questioning Them In Smollett Case, Say They’re No Longer Suspects

"Due to new evidence ... the individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging," police said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Google Plans To Hire ‘Hundreds’ In Chicago This Year

“I look forward to seeing the company continue to grow in Chicago for years to come," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.