Daniel La Spata declared victory in the 1st Ward race Tuesday night against incumbent Ald. Joe Moreno. Mina Bloom/ Block Club Chicago

La Spata Declares Victory Over Proco ‘Joe’ Moreno In 1st Ward Upset

Controversy was a thorn in Moreno's side this election season.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Meet The New Bin On The Block, Here To Help You Clean Your Plate And Save The Planet

Block Bins is the newest entrant in the compost collection business. Can an opt-in approach to reducing food waste succeed where recycling's failed?

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Classes Canceled Monday As Negotiations Continue Into Sunday Night

School buildings will be open and students will be served breakfast and lunch at schools, and then be offered dinner to take home,

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Union Reports Progress At Saturday Talks, But Mayor Says School Will Likely Be Canceled Monday

Bargaining between City Hall and the Chicago Teachers Union ended Saturday night with reports of continued progress on two key issues — class size caps and support staff — but a stall in three other critical areas.