Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson (11th) makes his case for his proposal. Heather Cherone/The Daily Line

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.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Blagojevich’s Barber Likes The Gray Hair, Looking Forward To Working On That Famous Mane Again

Peter Vodovoz, owner of Mr. Barber of Chicago, said he likes the natural look Blagojevich got while in prison. But he needs a trim.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Howard Brown To Buy Pioneering Gay Bar Little Jim’s For A Major Expansion In Lakeview

Little Jim's, the oldest gay bar in Boystown, would close under the plan. The owners plan to retire.