South Loop

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Internet Failure Interrupts ‘Zombie PARCC’ At 125 Chicago Schools

The outage began in the morning when AT&T, the district’s service provider, accidentally cut through a fiber optic cable.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

2019 Election Turnout Might Be The Worst In Chicago History

The 19th Ward had the highest turnout with 49.5 percent of voters casting a ballot. But the city is only at 32 percent overall.

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

Democratic Socialists ‘Ready To Work’ After Big Wins In Chicago On Election Night

“Who ever thought you’d be able to say, ‘I’m a Democratic Socialist,’ and people would say, ‘That’s a good thing,” one defeated alderman said.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

What Does Having An Openly Gay Mayor Mean To LGBTQ Chicagoans?

Lori Lightfoot's win signifies a big change, but "it's important that we don't confuse this [victory] with liberation and justice for everyone," advocates say.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Despite Historic Chicago Election, Voter Turnout Could Be Even Lower Than It Was In February

About 19,000 fewer people have used early voting than ahead of the 2015 runoff election.