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Anthony Beale
Anthony Beale

City Council Postpones Vote On Lightfoot’s Overhaul Of Weed Rules

City Council will now vote on Lightfoot's push to allow weed shops in much of Downtown at the next City Council meeting, which is set for Monday.

Citywide

Restoration Of 35 Historic But Vacant Pullman Row Houses Underway

The homes, which have sat vacant for decades, will be restored and sold as affordable housing.

Roseland, Pullman

Culver’s Breaks Ground In Pullman As Push To Bring More Business To Neighborhood Rolls On

Baron Waller and business partner Ronald Wells were enticed to the site with a $250,000 grant from the city's Neighborhood Opportunity Fund,

Roseland, Pullman

Council Tensions Linger Over Lightfoot’s Ongoing Battle Against ‘Aldermanic Prerogative’

Although some aldermen say little has changed since Lightfoot sought to limit aldermanic veto power, others are pushing back. “Unfortunately what we’ve seen so far is much worse: mayoral prerogative," one alderman said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Ground Broken On Pullman Clock Tower Restoration As Labor Day Celebrated At Historic Strike Site

The clock tower restoration is part of $34 million in restoration work happening in the historic Pullman District.

Roseland, Pullman

‘This Is Our City’: Volunteers Come Out For Neighborhood Cleanup Day

Volunteers cleaned up lots in West Pullman and Homan Square as part of a wider beautification effort.

Roseland, Pullman

35 Historic But Vacant Pullman Row Houses To Be Rehabbed And Sold

The homes are part of the Pullman railroad company's historic neighborhood but have fallen into disrepair.

Roseland, Pullman

Food And Masks To Be Given Away In Rosemoor Parking Lot Friday

Supplies can be picked up in the parking lot at 209 E. 103rd Street, across from the Metropolitan Family Services office.

Roseland, Pullman

Free Dog And Cat Food To Be Distributed To Pet Owners In Roseland, East Garfield Park Wednesday

“We’re still trying to rebound from the looting, and with COVID-19 still going around, people don’t have work, people are struggling and we’re trying to help out every way we can,” Ald. Anthony Beale said.

Roseland, Pullman

Roseland Gets Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Site At Former Walgreens

“We want to continue with this testing," Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) said. "There are many asymptomatic people and not knowing if you have it can be scary.”

Roseland, Pullman

6,000 Free Masks To Be Handed Out Noon Sunday At Pullman Community Center

The masks are for 9th Ward residents only. Each person can pick up two masks Sunday.

Roseland, Pullman

Leaked Recordings Reveal Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Firmly In Charge And City Alderman Left Largely On The Sidelines

Combative and, at times, dismissive, Chicago’s first-term mayor gathers power as she leads the city’s fight against the coronavirus.

Downtown

Lexington Betty Smokehouse Opens In Pullman Food Hall As Neighborhood Pushes For More Businesses

“We talk about what we don’t have, but we need to start bragging about what we do have, and that is a new smokehouse in the 9th Ward," Ald. Anthony Beale said.

Roseland, Pullman

Amazon To Build 40-Acre Distribution Center In Pullman

Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) said the new $60 million "fulfillment center" will be open by the fall.

Roseland, Pullman

Gately’s Peoples Store Neon Sign Will Live On After Fire: ‘Deserves A Place In A Museum,’ Ald. Anthony Beale Says

The alderman said he's working with the Gately family to remove, preserve and display the old sign, which survived Friday's devastating fire.

$20 Million ‘Game Changer’ Pullman Community Center Set To Open Thursday

Built on vacant land, the huge new indoor complex has three full-sized fields, basketball courts and community areas.

Roseland, Pullman