Participants in a governing school held Friday by United Working Families gather for a group photoA.D. Quig / The Daily Line

‘Buckle Your Seatbelts’: Future Aldermen Head To Boot Camp And Get Real Talk, Advice From Progressive Council Members

The newly-elected leaders discussed ways to build coalitions and get 26 aldermen to possibly break from the mayor — a rarity in Chicago.

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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.