Maria Hadden smiles at Sol Cafe a week after winning election for alderman of the 49th ward. JONATHAN BALLEW/BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO

Rogers Park’s Incoming Ald. Maria Hadden Says No Developer Donations For Her, More Immigrant Voices For Neighborhood

After ousting Ald. Joe Moore in the 49th Ward, Maria Hadden is ready to hit the ground running, but she has many lofty promises to fulfill.

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These Chicago-Centric Old Slang Words Don’t Make Us Look Very Good

Have you ever heard of a "Chicago bankroll" or a "Chicago typewriter"?

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In First Term As Mayor, Lightfoot’s Schools Agenda To Include Overhaul Of Budgets, Campus Policing

Lori Lightfoot’s transition committees presented recommendations for the mayor-elect’s agenda Friday.

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South Side’s First Food Hall Opens In Pullman Featuring 3 African-American Chefs: ‘We Did Something Here. We Really Did’

Laine's Bake Shop, Exquisite Catering and Events and Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine set up shop in the 111th Gateway Retail Center.