Articles By A.D. Quig
‘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.
Developers of the 2632 W. Ogden Ave. site, 6793 S. Chicago Ave. site and Enlace Chicago all could get significant grants.
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.
Three tight races for the City Council in the 5th, 33rd and 46th wards will likely not be decided until next week.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.