Articles By Pascal Sabino
Addressing the high cost of utilities for low-income people and raising the minimum wage are in the works.
The event will create prototypes for projects, pop-ups, and installations that will turn vacant lots beneath the Pink Line into community spaces.
The Chicago Board of Education voted to close the North Lawndale charter school for poor performance. The State Board of Education will now decide the school's ultimate fate.
The summit will open a conversation about the racial history of poverty in Chicago, and begin a process of engaging communities to find solutions, said Dan Lurie, Lightfoot's policy director.
Is Requiring 12,500 Petition Signatures To Run For Mayor Unfair? New Proposal Would Lower The Requirement
Cities like Los Angeles and New York require 3,500 signatures to get on the ballot. Critics says Chicago's number was put in place to protect the establishment.
The pitch contest will give entrepreneurs a chance to showcase their ideas in front of industry experts.
Joined by Chicago Sky great Cappie Pondexter, Pippen unveiled the new court designed by Virgil Abloh and sponsored by Nike.
Ivonne Cru's DragonFLY Gallery and Creative Spaces aims to fill a void for emerging artists in the Garfield Park area.
LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: Even as developers flooded the fund as cranes dotted Chicago’s skyline, Emanuel awarded 156 grants totaling only $890,000.