Articles By A.D. Quig

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

‘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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Three West Side, South Side Projects Set To Get $5.16 Million From Neighborhood Opportunity Fund

Developers of the 2632 W. Ogden Ave. site, 6793 S. Chicago Ave. site and Enlace Chicago all could get significant grants.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Ald. Raymond Lopez Resigns From Latino Caucus Because Fellow Member Ramirez-Rosa Campaigned Against Him

Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa campaigned to elect Lopez's challenger Rafael “Rafa” Yañez. "If all our efforts are in trying to undercut each other, we will never get ahead," Lopez said.

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

Sit Tight: Thousands Of Votes Remain To Be Counted In 3 Too-Close-To-Call City Council Races

Three tight races for the City Council in the 5th, 33rd and 46th wards will likely not be decided until next week.

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Ald. Muñoz Made $37K In ‘Unauthorized Expenditures’ From Progressive Caucus PAC Account

The alderman, who has been charged with domestic battery and recently did a stint in rehab, spent some of the cash at restaurants, on flights and at hotels.

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Chance The Rapper Backs Preckwinkle: Lightfoot’s Prosecutor Past ‘Not In The Best Interests Of Young Black People,’ Rapper Says

Lori Lightfoot said she respects Chance and other activists: “I share their passion and commitment to pursuing true police accountability."

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Ald. Roderick Sawyer Vows To Make His Case To Voters After Being Forced Into Runoff By Challenger In 6th Ward

Sawyer has his fingers crossed that history won’t repeat itself in the 6th Ward, as his challenger Deborah Foster-Bonner picks up Tribune and Sun-Times endorsements.

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Lincoln Yards Approval Divides City Council: Some Argue ‘We Can’t Wait,’ While Others Say ‘Rich Get Richer’

Sterling Bay’s $6 billion Lincoln Yards development calls for 6,000 new homes along with shops, offices and parks to be built between Bucktown and Lincoln Park.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Controversial Little Village Distribution Center Gets $19.7 Million Tax Break Approval From City Council

Ahead of the vote, residents expressed concerns about the increase of pollution the massive distribution facility would bring.