- 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
Ald. Jim Gardiner Apologizes To Fellow Alderman He Called A ‘B-tch’ In Leaked Texts
Ald. Jim Gardiner called aldermen Tom Tunney and Scott Waguespack to apologize, but he texted Waguespack's chief of staff, who he'd called a "b-tch."
Ald. Jim Gardiner Calls Constituent And Fellow Alderman A ‘B-tch,’ Rips His Critics In Leaked Text Messages
The profanity-laced texts show the alderman ripping people who dared to challenge him — including an alderman and a female chief of staff who he deemed an alderman's "b-tch."
Dozens Of Chicagoans Have Been Attacked By A Serial Egg Thrower. The Victims Made A Facebook Group To Fight Back
Chicago Egg Hunters is a 735-member Facebook group with dozens of members who have reported being hit with eggs by someone who is usually in a white truck.
Demand For Block Parties Is Sky High But City Hasn’t Started The Permitting: ‘It’s Frickin’ Almost Summer,’ Alderman Warns
Ald. Tom Tunney blasted the city's "lack of leadership" during a committee meeting Thursday over a lack of guidance surrounding summer block parties.
Ald. Tom Tunney Fined $2,000 For Serving Diners Inside Lakeview’s Ann Sather In December
The alderman, who has owned Ann Sather since 2003, could have faced a fine up to $10,500 for illegally opening his restaurant to diners despite a state ban.
Police Install More License Plate Readers On Lake Shore Drive To Slow ‘Out-Of-Control’ Carjacking Surge
Carjackings in the Lakeview and Lincoln Park area have more than doubled in the last year, and police are increasingly using cameras to track people using expressways to flee scenes.
$100 Million Project Near 43rd Street Green Line Stop Gets Key City Approval
The $250 million Big Deahl project, a fourth location of Small Cheval and a plan to landmark Emmett Till's former home were also approved by the zoning committee.
Lakeview, Lincoln Park Aldermen To Host Carjacking Forum Amid Citywide Surge
The virtual forum is schedule for Feb. 2. Alds. Michele Smith (43rd) and Tom Tunney (44th) will be present with police and prosecutors.
City Cites Chicago Alderman For Secretly Allowing Indoor Dining At Ann Sather
It's not certain yet what fine, if any, Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) will have to pay for illegally allowing dining at his Ann Sather restaurant, 909 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago Alderman’s Restaurant Caught Defying Indoor Dining Ban: ‘Someone Ratted Us Out,’ Employee Says
Despite state and city mandates against dining indoors, the Ann Sather restaurant owned by Ald. Tom Tunney was seating people indoors through Sunday.
Fixing ‘Lake Wellington’: City Starts Construction On Turf Field Near Diversey Driving Range To Limit Flooding
Crews were outside Monday moving land to install an artificial turf field and raise the land's elevation to help prevent the parkland from flooding.
Late-Night Bar Tai’s Til 4 Survives Referendum To Ban Booze On Its Block: ‘It’s A Huge Sigh Of Relief’
A dry-precinct ballot measure that would have likely shut the 4 a.m. bar down failed to pass in Tuesday's election.
Fed Up With Late Night Bar Tai’s Til 4, Lakeview Neighbors Push For Booze Ban On Block In Election
Some neighbors blame Tai's Til 4 for a fatal shooting outside the bar in February and pushed for the dry-precinct ballot measure to shut the bar down.
After Months Of Delays, Controversial Pilsen Landmark District Vote Will Happen In December
Pilsen residents and community leaders have demanded a vote for months on the unpopular proposal, hoping it can be formally struck down.
West Loop Office Building, River North Hotel Secure Key City Approval At Plan Commission
A West Loop office building is planned for a vacant lot while a River North hotel will take the place of a parking lot.
Howard Brown’s Proposal For 5-Story Clinic Gets OK’d By Key City Council Committee
Relocating to the new clinic would allow Howard Brown to double the capacity of its Lakeview center, leaders say.
Council Tensions Linger Over Lightfoot’s Ongoing Battle Against ‘Aldermanic Prerogative’
Although some aldermen say little has changed since Lightfoot sought to limit aldermanic veto power, others are pushing back. “Unfortunately what we’ve seen so far is much worse: mayoral prerogative," one alderman said.
Cubs Could Have Weekend Night Games This Summer — With No Fans In Stands
The City Council will vote Wednesday on a proposal allowing the Cubs to play 12 weekend night games this summer.
Lakeview Library Reopens After $6 Million Renovation
The renovated Merlo Library, 644 W. Belmont, reopened Wednesday with a new early learning center, digital media lab and flexible workspaces.
With Parade Canceled, Pride Returns To Protest Roots As Thousands Show Up For Black And Transgender Lives
Fifty-one years after the Stonewall Rebellion against police violence galvanized the LGBTQ liberation movement, thousands of LGBTQ people marched through Boystown to protest police brutality.