Forty-six same-sex couples received marriage licenses on Feb. 21, 2014, after a federal judge ruled couples could begin getting married. Since 2013, thousands of same-sex couples have gotten marriages licenses in Cook County.DNAinfo Chicago

Uptown, Andersonville Have Had The Most Gay Marriages In Chicago. Here’s How Your Neighborhood Stacks Up

There have been 14,860 marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples in Cook County since 2013.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

North Lawndale’s Frazier Charter School Faces Closure

The school is one of two charters that CPS said were on academic probation but failed to improve enough for the district to keep the schools open.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Who Showed Up To Work Today? Who Knows. Aldermen Reject Taking Attendance, Night Meetings With Neighbors

Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson's effort to require City Council committees to determine whether a majority of aldermen are present before starting meetings ran into a buzzsaw of opposition.

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

Hey, 1st Ward Residents: Here’s Your Chance To Tell Ald. La Spata How To Spend Money

Help Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) choose which alleys, sidewalks, traffic signals and street lights need repaired in 2020.