Marianne Lalonde (left) and Ald. James Cappleman (right) speak at a candidate forum. Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

Cappleman’s Lead Grows, Mell Inches Closer And Hairston Keeps Holding On In City Hall’s 3 Undecided Races

Even though the election is over for most, the incumbents and their challengers in the 5th, 33rd and 46th wards are left to wait until April 16 as mail-in ballots continue to come in.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

No, You Cannot Ride An E-Scooter On The 606 (But People Are Doing It Anyway)

Scooters are filling the Bloomingdale Trail — and runners, walkers and cyclists are annoyed.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

The Really Serious Guy In This Guy Fieri Meme Is Chicago Alderman Brian Hopkins — A Fan Of Flavortown

Guy Fieri went table to table "riffing" with customers, but he skipped the alderman's booth. "I must have looked too mad for him," Hopkins said.

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

Uptown Kids Need A New Gym, And Aldermen Say They’ll Fight Mansion Owners ‘Tooth And Nail’ To Make It Happen

McCutcheon Elementary students were thrilled when they got funding for a new gym annex — but a neighboring homeowners association is suing, saying the gym would disrupt their community of historic mansions.