Articles By Heather Cherone

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City Council’s First 2020 Meeting Will Feature 606 Demolition Ban, Food Truck Changes — But No New Weed Rules

Food trucks will be able to stay in the same spot for four hours under a rule change scheduled for a vote by the City Council Wednesday.

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Plan To Stall Development Along 606 Trail Wins Lightfoot’s Support Ahead Of Council Vote

Mayor Lori Lightfoot supported a scaled-back version of the plan Tuesday after initially blasting the original proposal as misguided and likely illegal.

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Lightfoot Blasts Proposal To Freeze Development Near 606: ‘We Need A Surgical Knife, Not A Club’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted a proposal to freeze construction near the 606 as a misguided effort that is likely illegal.

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Aldermen Set To Take Aim At Noisy Motorcycles

Ald. Brian Hopkins wants the city to install noise monitors along Lake Shore Drive to measure the sleep-preventing racket created by the motorcycles without mufflers.

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2020 Will Cost You More In Chicago — Here’s How It Adds Up

Uber and Lyft rides, parking Downtown and dining out will all cost more as new tax hikes go into effect.

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Proposal To Turn Closed Humboldt Park School Into Apartment Complex Advances

Ald. La Spata said he pressed the developer to ensure the former school could be turned into homes for those being priced out of Logan Square.

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Black Caucus, Mayor Set To Face Off Over Effort To Stall Sales Of Recreational Marijuana

Ten aldermen want to stall the sale of pot in Chicago to ensure firms owned by people who were hurt by drug laws can profit from legalization.

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9 Chicago Library Branches To Begin Sunday Hours As Lightfoot’s $18 Million Citywide Expansion Kicks Off

All 77 city library branches will eventually have Sunday hours as Mayor Lori Lightfoot's promise to re-open libraries on Sundays begins.