Mayor Lori Lightfoot signs her first executive order Monday. Heather Cherone / The Daily Line

Lori Lightfoot’s First City Council Meeting Tests Her Plan To Elevate Waguespack, Remake Leadership

The new mayor tapped early supporter Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) as chairman of the Finance Committee while sidelining those she considers not on board with her new spirit of change.

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Fed Up With Late Night Bar Tais Til 4, Lakeview Neighbors Push For Booze Ban On Block In Election

Some neighbors blame Tai's Til 4 for a fatal shooting outside the bar in February and pushed for the dry-precinct ballot measure to shut the bar down.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

New Restaurant Opening Across From California Blue Line In Logan Square

The new eatery, which will have a market component, is taking over the former Township spot at 2200 N. California Ave.

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Religious Services Should Be Moved Online As Coronavirus Surges In Illinois, Pritzker Says

Religious services should be held virtually to protect people as coronavirus resurges throughout Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker said.