Brendan Reilly

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River North »

740 N. Rush St. Developers Preview 620-Room Hotel for River North

Area residents balked at the plan for available parking for 620 hotel guests in the area.

Streeterville »

Segways Need to Slow Down, Stop Packing Sidewalks, Alderman Says

The Downtown alderman wants to crack down on Segway speeds by punishing guides, not riders.

Bridgeport »

Chicago Heliport Clears Another Hurdle in City Council

Testimony at a zoning hearing indicates many businesses back the proposal.

Downtown »

Ride-Sharing Firms, Drivers, Passengers Ask City To Support 'Innovation'

No formal action was taken as Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepared to propose a new transportation license.

Downtown »

Ride-Sharing Crackdown Gets Support, Opposition from Aldermen

A proposed resolution would impose taxi regulations on upstart ride-sharing services like UberX and Lyft.

Edgewater »

Whole Foods to Take Over Dominick's on North Broadway, Three Other Stores

The grocer will also move into former Dominick's locations in Lincoln Park, West Loop and Streeterville.

Downtown »

City Motorcyclists Slam Ald. Reilly's Proposed $1,000 Noisy Muffler Fine

The proposed ordinance targets altered mufflers for creating "noise pollution."

Downtown »

Noisy Motorcycles With Altered Mufflers Should Face $1K Fines: Alderman

Ald. Brendan Reilly proposed making it easier for police to issue tickets and hiking fines to $1,000.

Downtown »

E-Cigarette Restrictions Go Up in Smoke Over Nicotine 'Conundrum'

But a joint City Council committee advanced new restrictions on flavored cigarettes, especially menthols.

The Loop »

South Loop 'Seems Like the Best Place for a Casino,' Ald. Reilly Says

The venue could help the neighborhood "transition into a vibrant area," Chicago Loop Alliance told.

Downtown »

Tower's Greenspace Design Prompts Fears of Bird Crashes

But the glass planned for a 36-story tower at Franklin and Randolph has worked in Europe, developer said.

The Loop »

Hilton Garden Inn Plans 25-Story, 191-Room Hotel for East Wacker Place

The hotel plans to squeeze between the Motor Club and the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist.

The Loop »

City's Rules Committee Attacked Over Privatization Ordinance

The Union League Club lent its support to Ald. Roderick Sawyer's proposed privatization ordinance.

Downtown »

Add More Cops, Cut OT, Says Budget Revision Pushed by Progressives

Aldermen Reilly, Brookins, Tunney, Cochran and Smith also signed on to budget for more police officers.

River North »

More Cops Downtown? Ald. Reilly Pushes Overtime Plan for Rookie Officers

The 42nd Ward alderman hopes his proposal could put more cops on the streets of his neighborhood.

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