"We avoided an increase in the property tax," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Aldermen now can stop customers from bringing liquor to some businesses.
New rules of the road for the previously unregulated Downtown industry went into effect last month.
The freight tunnel, dormant since 1955, is being used to grow several varieties of oyster mushrooms.
The ordinance from Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) increases the maximum penalty for loud bikes fivefold.
Ald. Edward Burke said he would like to limit where the drug was available to "an extreme degree."
The City Council on Wednesday instituted new restrictions on electronic cigarettes.
The victim was taken to Northwestern Hospital.
Felicia Davis is a former Chicago cop and now the mayor's choice to head up the Buildings Department.
Ald. Brendan Reilly proposed making it easier for police to issue tickets and hiking fines to $1,000.
Couples converged at City Hall Tuesday for the coveted — and easy-to-remember — anniversary date.
Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said, "If you get a ticket, you are just not paying attention."
"These officers are right here, right now," said police Supt. Garry McCarthy to justify overtime.
One alderman said the city's budget is being balanced on the backs of the poor and middle class.
Ald. Ameya Pawar's proposal was part of Mayor Emanuel's 2014 budget recommendation.
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