Lori Lightfoot supporters gather at the Hilton as polls close on Tuesday, April 2. Brittany Sowacke/Block Club Chicago

City Hall Not Just Getting A New Mayor — There Could Be 14 New Aldermen, Too

The post-Rahm Emanuel era will features lots of new faces.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.