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Nicholas Sposato

Nicholas Sposato
Nicholas Sposato

Cops Rarely Pull Over Drivers In Their Own Neighborhoods, Data Shows. Motorists In Black Neighborhoods Aren’t So Lucky

Drivers are least likely to be pulled over on the far Northwest and Southwest sides, where many first responders live. Ald. Nick Sposato said that's because "white people just know how to talk their way out of a ticket."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

With Chicago Snowed In, Some Residents Want To Know: Why Isn’t There A Citywide Sidewalk Shoveling Service?

Chicagoans are largely on their own when it comes to digging out of their homes after snowstorms, which is harder for older residents and people with disabilities. A municipal shoveling effort would help erase that inequality, supporters say.


Ald. Sposato Calls Columbus Protesters ‘Savages’ At Police Budget Hearing

The Northwest Side alderman made the comment during a contentious City Council hearing about the Chicago Police budget.


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.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Lightfoot Won’t Support Changing Columbus Day To Indigenous Peoples Day As A City Holiday

The mayor said there was more the city could do to “elevate the history of indigenous people” in Chicago, but she does not plan to eliminate Columbus Day.


After A ‘Clusterf—’ First Night, New Portage Park Restaurant Gets Alderman’s Blessing

El Viejon replaced Veranda Tavern and its first night was marred with a fight. But things are looking up, its owner and the alderman say.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Ald. Sposato Calls Ald. Ramirez-Rosa ‘Pile Of Sh**’ In Video Posted To Twitter

Asked about his remarks, Ald. Nicholas Sposato said, "I think calling me anti-immigrant is stronger language than me calling him a pile of sh**."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale