- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Woman Accused Of Destroying Jefferson Park Family’s Garden Because They Criticized Ald. Jim Gardiner Arrested
Five days after she allegedly mowed down a family's garden and crashed into a parked car before fleeing, police arrested a woman Thursday.
After Another Crash Leaves Man Critically Injured, Jefferson Park Neighbors Plead For Safety Upgrades At Dangerous Intersection
After recent crashes at Central and Catalpa, Ald. Jim Gardiner wants the city to do a traffic study on how to slow down speeding drivers.
Jefferson Park Neighbors Urge Police To Arrest Woman Who Drove Over Family’s Lawn For Criticizing Ald. Jim Gardiner
The homeowner said he gave police the woman's name and license plate number, but no arrests have been made. This is the second time a critic of the NW Side alderman has been targeted at home.
Screaming Woman Drives Into Jefferson Park Family’s Garden — Because They Don’t Support Ald. Jim Gardiner, Couple Says
A video of the incident shows a woman driving onto the lawn of a Jefferson Park home early Saturday while screaming before hitting a parked car. Police are investigating.
Neighbors Applaud Six Corners Sears Redevelopment At 1st Public Meeting But Call For More Affordable Housing, Traffic Study
The redevelopment of the old Sears building, which has sat empty since 2018, will bring more density and business to Six Corners, Ald. Jim Gardiner said.
Virtual Public Meeting On Six Corners Sears Redevelopment Set For Thursday
The alderman previously hosted invite-only meetings with some neighborhood groups, which left some reporters and residents shut out of the process.
Jefferson Park Neighbors Hope Dispensary Expansion Gets City Council’s OK After Months Of Delays
City Council could vote Wednesday on whether to grant the final vote needed to move the zoning change forward for the dispensary expansion.
Some Six Corners Groups Get Early Look At Sears Redevelopment Plan, But Reporters And Other Residents Shut Out
"When you are already rolling things out to neighbor organizations, that means it is ready for public input," a local urban planner said. But Ald. Jim Gardiner has consistently shut the media and public out of local development meetings.
Northwestern Project At Former Sabatino’s Site Gets Ald. Jim Gardiner’s Support
But some neighbors who live near the proposal say more revisions need to be made before the city gives Northwestern the final OK to build.
Residents Near Six Corners Petition For Stop Sign, Speed Camera After Drivers Keep Jumping Curb
Despite a car crashing into a day care center and other incidents, neighbors say Ald. Jim Gardiner's office has been unresponsive to their concerns about the dangerous intersection.
Alderman Praises His ‘Gardiner’s Angels’ Volunteers For Tossing Blankets, Food Belonging To Man Who Is Homeless
Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) said his volunteers cleared "unnecessary debris" from the Irving Park Blue Line station underpass — even though it was clearly someone's belongings.
NW Side Alderman Had Staffer Falsely Report Cellphone Stolen — Then Had A Constituent Arrested, Lawsuit Alleges
Benjamin George says he found a phone that belonged to one of Ald. Jim Gardiner's staffers — but when he went to the police station to return it, he was arrested for theft.
Northwest Side Affordable Housing Proposal Tests Lightfoot’s Resolve On ‘Aldermanic Privilege’
Ald. Nicholas Sposato's plan to downzone a property at 6001 W. Lawrence Ave. would hobble a nonprofit's plan to build an all-affordable 48-unit housing development.
Hundreds March To Support Black Lives Matter On Northwest Side, But Ald. Gardiner Dodges Protesters: ‘He’s Been Completely Silent’
Protesters wanted to convince Ald. Jim Gardiner to support a Civilian Police Accountability Council — but he avoided protesters and dodged their questions after the march.
Protective Bike Lane Bollards Installed Where Bicyclist Was Killed Last Fall
Six months after a turning truck driver killed Carla Aiello within faded bike lanes, the city installed protective bollards to better shield bicyclists.
Live In The 45th Ward? Get Free Masks At Hoyne Bank Saturday
The first hour of the mask giveaway is reserved for seniors and other high risk groups.
Burglar Steals $6,000 In Rugs And Lamps From Store That Moved Here After Losing Everything In Hurricane
Home Line Decoration's front door was shattered in the break-in. Another local business is fixing it for free. "I’ll do whatever I can for my neighbors during all of this," the Good Samaritan said.
Northwestern Buying Entire Old Irving Park Block — Including The Former Sabatino’s Building
The shuttered Sabatino’s will be demolished along with The Fairbrother Funeral Home and two apartment buildings on Irving Park Road.
Will ‘The Hole’ At Six Corners Finally Be Filled? Alderman Says He Now Backs The Plan
After the developer tweaked plans for the vacant Six Corners site, Ald. Jim Gardiner said he's ready for the project to move forward.
Six Corners Sears Overhaul Gets Alderman’s Approval, Though Tensions Over Corner’s Future Remain
More than 400 apartments are coming to the former Sears location at Six Corners, but just 3 percent of those units will be affordable.