Articles By A.D. Quig

Midway, West Lawn Primary category in which blog post is published

As Tabares Runs For A Full Term In 23rd Ward, Challenger Questions Her Ties To Madigan

Paulino Villarreal faces tough odds — he’s never had more than $1,000 on hand, compared to Silvana Tabares, who has close to $500,000 in her campaign coffers.

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

Candidate La Spata Apologizes After ‘Racist’ Bachelor Party Photo Criticized By Black Caucus Leader

“I apologize unequivocally for the photo,” La Spata said. “The photograph and the costumes were not racially motivated, but I understand how it could be perceived.”

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

Guzzardi, Foxx, Kaegi: Ald. Joe Moreno Used Our Photos On His Mailer Without Our Permission

“The alderman did not receive, nor did he request, my consent to appear in this mailer," state Rep. Will Guzzardi said, adding that he is "increasingly troubled" by Moreno's "conduct."

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

County Gang Database May Be Gone, But Activists Want To Know How To Help Those Whose Lives Were Already ‘Destroyed’ By It

While Sheriff Tom Dart decommissioned the gang database his office maintained, many want more information about its dismantling and an accounting of its impact on those listed.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Where I Come From, If You Wore A Wire, Someone’s Gonna Kick Your Ass’: Aldermen React To Solis Helping The Feds

The bombshell report shook City Hall Wednesday. Ald. Ed Burke, charged with corruption, remained defiant: “I’m not only going to stay in the race. I’m going to win.”

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Aldermen Press Pause On Tax Break For Little Village Warehouse On Old Crawford Coal Plant Site

Opponents of the development testified that diesel trucks brought by the warehouse would increase air pollution and exacerbate respiratory illnesses.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Demand For City-Funded Mental Health Clinics To Take Center Stage At City Hall — Again

Half of the city's mental health clinics were closed more than seven years ago.

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

‘He Dined And Ditched’: Landlord Accuses Ramirez-Rosa Of Running Out On His Office Lease; Alderman Says It’s Politics

A corporation associated with M. Fishman Co. made a $5,000 donation to Rosa's opponent Yu Dieterich last month.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Burke Spurns Calls To Drop His Bid For Re-election, But Change Is Coming To City Council Regardless

Five aldermen, including President Pro Tempore Margaret Laurino and Zoning Chairman Danny Solis, are not running for re-election.