Bucktown »

Big Digital Billboard Along Kennedy in Bucktown Installed

Ald. Scott Waguespack says the $873,562, two-sided board damages "the aesthetic of the city."

Bronzeville »

Kurt Summers Earned Appointment to City Treasurer Job, Emanuel Says

Summers replaces Stephanie Neely, who resigned four months before she was to run for re-election.

Downtown »

Taste of Chicago Lost $169,000, but Officials Say it Was Still a Success

Rain wiped out the Taste's busiest day, but the official in charge of it still called it a success.

South Loop »

Lucas Museum Opponents Disappointed by Parks Meeting, Call it a 'Done Deal'

Hoping to argue against the museum, opponents found little opportunity to do so.

Jefferson Park »

Two Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Proposed on Milwaukee in Jefferson Park

The two dispensaries — if approved by state and city officials — would be one storefront apart.

Forest Glen »

Radio Extra: Mayor's Budget a Mixed Bag for Northwest Side Aldermen

The aldermen found both positives and negatives in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed budget

Forest Glen »

Northwest Side Aldermen Praise, Criticize Rahm's Budget Proposal

The city should address it's pension obligations and hire more police officers, several aldermen said.

Downtown »

Police Force Will Not Grow in 2015, Rahm's Budget Director Says

Budget Director Alexandra Holt said police staffing would remain steady at about 9,700 beat officers.

Chatham »

City Treasurer Stephanie Neely Resigns to Accept Private Sector Job

The city treasurer will begin her new job in the financial services industry on Dec. 1.    

Kenwood »

Are You Barack Obama? Poll Worker Asks President, Who Replies: 'That's Me'

The president visted Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign office after casting his early vote in Kenwood.

West Ridge »

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed for West Ridge Strip Mall

Ald. Pat O'Connor (40th) said a community meeting would be held about the plans.

Roseland »

Obama to Stump for Quinn at Chicago State Sunday

The president will talk about the important of early voting.

Auburn Gresham »

Ald. Latasha Thomas Will Not Seek a Fifth Term

The Auburn Gresham alderman will remain Democratic ward committeeman until her term expires in 2016.

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