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These City Committees Didn’t Do Much But Spend Your Money. Now Mayor Brandon Johnson Wants To Reward Their Leaders.

Despite troubles with the city's airport operations and contracting, the City Council hasn't met to discuss the issues in more than eight months.


Migrants Sent On One-Way Flights From Texas Sleeping At O’Hare As City Scrambles To Find Them Shelter

The city is working to support the migrants, but officials said it's been difficult to plan when there is no communication from the states sending people here.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

O’Hare Travelers Won’t Be Able To Get An Uber Or Lyft From Terminal 5 Starting Monday

People coming into Terminal 5 now will have to take the airport's "people mover" shuttle to Terminal 2 before they can call a rideshare.


Flying Delta Out Of O’Hare? The Airline Is Moving To Terminal 5

Delta gates and the Delta Sky Club are shifting from Terminal 2 to Terminal 5 as the airport continues a $1 billion renovation.


There Will Be A ‘Simulated Aircraft Fire’ At O’Hare On Saturday

If you see a lot of first responders at the airport, don't panic. It's a realistic emergency response exercise required by federal law.


Black Architect ‘Extraordinaire’ William E. Brazley’s Collection Is Up For Sale — And The Estate Goddess Is On It

Lynn McDaniel and her husband, Ty, have liquidated the estates of Chicago's Black heroes for 13 years. They'll host an estate sale for Brazley in early August.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Human Skulls, Living Snails And Moss Bathmats Seized At O’Hare Airport

The airport's Customs and Border Protection specialists have seized 1,667 agricultural shipments with prohibited items since October. Recent shipments included human skulls and live moss.


O’Hare, Midway Contract Employees Celebrate City Council-Approved Wage Increase: ‘It’s Been A Long Time Coming’

Contract workers at city airports will make $17 come July and $18 in 2023. While celebrating the boost, workers are still fighting for health benefits and better communication from management on mandatory overtime.


O’Hare Wins Magazine’s ‘Best Airport’ Award 18th Year In A Row

O'Hare was named the Best Airport in North America — and got an award for its dining options.


Woman Discovers The Magic Of O’Hare Airport On All-Night Layover: ‘It’s Amazing In There’

Allison Robicelli, who explored O'Hare Airport alone for hours after she missed her connecting flight, hopes her adventure inspires other travelers to appreciate the beauty of the airport and the people who keep it running.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

West Side Resource Center Offers Training, Apprenticeships For Construction Careers At O’Hare

A partnership between a neighborhood group and a construction company aims to help West Siders fill the surge of jobs created by the O'Hare modernization project.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Apartment Complex Near O’Hare Gets Key Approval From City Commission — Despite Aldermen’s Opposition

The commission voted 10-1 to approve Glenstar’s proposal to build a seven-story, 297-unit apartment complex at 8535 W. Higgins Road in the 41st Ward. It would also have 59 affordable units.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

O’Hare Airport Now A ‘Place Of Romance’ On Twitter Thanks To Pete Buttigieg’s Shoutout

The official O'Hare Twitter account now describes itself as a "place of romance."


You Can Legally Drink Indoors Right Now At Chicago’s Airports — A ‘Ludicrous’ Double Standard, Critics Say

Bars and restaurants are open at O'Hare and Midway — despite higher COVID-19 risks among travelers. “It’s the double standards that get me, and the airport is one more example of it," one Chicago restaurant owner said.


All Illinois Bars And Restaurants To Be Closed For In-Person Dining Amid Coronavirus Spread, Gov. JB Pritzker Orders

The closures will begin Monday and last at least through March 30. Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois increased by 27 Sunday to 93.


7-Hour Waits To Get Screened At O’Hare Causes Angry Governor To Tell Feds To ‘Get Its S@#t Together’

New screening procedures for travelers returning from Europe caused huge backups at O'Hare Airport and other designated airports around the country.

Edgebrook, Edison Park, Sauganash

Elon Musk Vows To Help Tourists Avoid ‘Soul-Destroying Traffic’ With High Speed Rail To O’Hare

Renderings show a futuristic car that Musk's company claims would travel up to 150 mph.