During the Feb. 26 election Samantha “Sam” Nugent (left) got 33.20 percent of the vote while Robert Murphy got 29.56 percent of the vote. submitted

39th Ward Candidates Vying To Replace Ald. Laurino To Square Off At Peterson Elementary Forum Wednesday

Samantha “Sam” Nugent and Robert Murphy will make their case to voters as they aim to replace Laurino, who has led the ward for 24 years.

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

Should Pilsen Become A Historic Landmark District? Some Say City Is Trying To ‘Shove This Down Our Throats’

The process initially was set to extend late into the summer, but was expedited after someone tried to demolish three buildings in the proposed district.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Concrete From CTA Wall Falls And Crushes Two Cars

The concrete was from a retaining wall and there are no reported injuries.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Field Museum Researchers Remade A 1,000-Year-Old Peruvian Beer After Analyzing Ceramic Artifacts

An ale inspired by the ancient beer will be released in Chicago stores and bars this summer.