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Jason Ervin
Jason Ervin

Black Aldermen Will Push To Stall Weed Sales Over Lack Of Black Dispensary Owners At Meeting Wednesday

Without Mayor Lightfoot's support, the proposal to push recreational weed sales back to July 1 is considered a long shot.

Downtown

Dispensary Lottery So White: With No Black Owners In The Mix, Black Caucus Could Move To Stall Weed Sales

Amid the excitement of the city's first recreational dispensary lottery, some wonder if the legalizing weed will truly bring equity for all.

Downtown

Cinespace Is ‘Trying To Take Over’ Our Neighborhood, Furious West Side Residents Tell Aldermen

Plans for a closed Cinespace campus have been years in the making, but the street closures put pedestrians in harm's way, neighbors say.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Wedding Venue Planned In Old Epiphany Church Worries West Loop Neighbors: We Don’t Want ‘Excalibur’ Here

"They are going to do all those nasty things that drunk people do," one neighbor said of the alcohol-serving venue.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

How Do We Help The West Side? Candidates Vying For Ald. Jason Ervin’s 28th Ward Seat Sound Off

CPS teacher Jasmine Jackson, nurse Beverly Miles and IT specialist Miguel Bautista aim to unseat the two-term alderman.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Despite Efforts To Knock Out Competition, This West Side Alderman Won’t Be The Only Choice On The Ballot This Time

Ald. Jason Ervin will face off against Miguel Bautista, Jasmine Jackson, and Beverly Miles, the Board of Elections ruled.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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