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Ald. Martin Will Answer Questions About Police Reform During Thursday Facebook Event

“It’s important to use this as an opportunity to discuss policing issues so in the coming weeks we can address concerns really aggressively in City Council,” Martin said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

How To Safely Use Chicago’s First Shared Street In Ravenswood: ‘It’s Not A Block Party’

"It's not a block party — it's a public health benefit" say signs along Chicago's first shared street on Leland Avenue.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

City’s First Shared Street Opens Friday On Leland Avenue In Ravenswood

Leland Avenue in Ravenswood and Uptown will get the shared street designation.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Students Can Learn Community Organizing At Free Summer Youth Program

The two-month Youth Organizing Institute, sponsored by three North Side alderman, is for 8th-12th grade students.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Time To Rethink Business Districts In Wake Of Coronavirus, Uptown Leaders Say

More pedestrian zones and expanded outdoor cafe seating could transform Uptown's commercial corridors, leaders said Thursday.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Chicago Rent Grace Period Would Allow Struggling Tenants Pay Back Rent Over 12 Months, Aldermen Say

Under a new proposal, renters who have lost income due to coronavirus would have 12 months to pay their rent and mortgage holders would also get relief.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Tom Fencl, Beloved Owner Of Davis Theater, Dies After Battle With Lung Cancer

“Tom's work will forever tower over North Lincoln Avenue. As the owner of the Davis Theater, he not only saved a local landmark, but gave it a new life."

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Affordable Housing Planned Next To Western Brown Line Stop Misses Out On $1.5 Million In Tax Breaks

But developers say they'll try again amid some pushback from Lincoln Square neighbors about the loss of a parking lot.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

City Should Launch Emergency Fund To Support Workers, Businesses During Coronavirus Outbreak, Aldermen Say

"During this crisis, people need to know that they can count on having a roof over their head, food on the table and dependable utilities,” Ald. Matt Martin said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Cloud Kitchens Will Open In North Center Despite Objections From Neighbors And Alderman

Neighbors were concerned the business, which operates commercial kitchens for delivery-only restaurants, would bring too much traffic.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

With Business Booming, Dispensary33 Eyes Major Expansion In Andersonville

The Andersonville dispensary, which has been selling legal weed for just two months, is already talking expansion.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

‘Catastrophic’ Lakefront Erosion Targeted By Aldermen Who Want More Environmental Action

Aldermen declared a climate emergency in Chicago on Monday, pledging to act to combat the problems leading to lakefront erosion, flooding and more.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Condo Building Planned For Irving Park Road In North Center Rejected By Alderman

Ald. Matt Martin agreed with neighbors who argued the building does not fit the neighborhood.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

4 Ravenswood Buildings To Be Torn Down To Build Apartment Complex With Affordable Housing

Ald. Matt Martin opted to support the 32-unit project at 4907-4917 N. Paulina St. after the number of affordable apartments was more than doubled.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Andersonville Neighbors’ Push To Ban New Condo Development Denied By Alderman

Andersonville neighbors sought the rezoning to preserve the area's stock of classic Chicago-style homes and two-flats.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville Neighbors Fighting To Stop Teardowns Of Century-Old Two-Flats, Single-Family Homes

Neighbors want Ald. Matt Martin to approve a zoning change to stop developers from razing historic homes and building condos in their place.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shuttered Chicago Brauhaus To Become Medical Office In Heart Of Lincoln Square

The new Northwestern office will “stick out” and not be appropriate for the area, said Ald. Matt Martin (47th).

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Shuttered Chicago Brauhaus Could Become A Medical Office

Northwestern is looking to take over the iconic Lincoln Square building — and neighbors are less than thrilled.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square Needs More Housing, Bike Lanes, A Revamped Brown Line Stop, Plan Says — And New Aldermen Are On Board

The master plan Alds. Andre Vasquez (40th) and Matt Martin (47th) are pursuing includes enhancing the CTA Brown Line Plaza.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Plan For Low-Stress Bike Route Connecting Chicago River, Lakefront Path On Leland Delights Lincoln Square Neighbors

The proposed improvements include pedestrian median islands, raised crosswalks, contraflow bike lanes and bike-friendly speed humps, but the project wouldn't break ground until 2021.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
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