Did Support For Affordable Housing Cost Ald. John Arena His 45th Ward Seat?

Residents "felt that they didn't have an opportunity for their voices to be heard," said James "Jim" Gardiner, an EMT, who ousted the two-term alderman.

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Despite The Rain, Humboldt Park’s 41st Puerto Rican Parade Draws Thousands (PHOTOS)

The rain did "really hurt" the festival in the park, however, according to Jose Lopez, executive director of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.