Plans to open an upscale bar at 1140 W. Madison St. were torpedoed after nearby residents objected.
Alderman approved the proposed Chicago River heliport without discussion Wednesday.
Proposed street beautification near Juarez school would potentially turn part of Laflin into a walkway.
Chicago Helicopter Express wants to launch from 24th and Halsted streets.
Many residents at a Pilsen community meeting asked for more time to get more information on the project.
The firm hoping to open near 24th and Halsted streets set meetings for Tuesday, Wednesday.
The company CEO said the advocacy's group criticism of its proposal "reeks of conflict of interest."
A controversial $30 million shredder was approved by the city's Zoning Board Friday.
The metal shredder goes before the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday.
The city's Plan Commission deferred a proposal to overhaul vacant land near the Chicago River.
The 25th Ward alderman said the company behind the plan didn't reach out to residents.
Several Pilsen neighborhood groups say they were not given a heads-up about a potential heliport nearby.
Neighbors in Bridgeport and Pilsen say they haven't been told about the riverside helicopter launch port.
City officials say the designation will help boost the area's focus on pedestrians.
Ald. Edward Burke said he would like to limit where the drug was available to "an extreme degree."
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