Hyde Park »

Bret Harte School to Unveil $1M New Playground, Drive Lane for Drop-Offs

MAC Properties bankrolled the improvements at the school, which will be shown off Friday.

Chatham »

Ald. Roderick Sawyer to Host Re-Election Campaign Celebration

The community gathering outside his ward office in Chatham will feature barbecue and music.

Hyde Park »

University of Chicago to Add Hospital Beds After State Reverses Ruling

A state panel denied the plan in July, saying the beds were unnecessary and the rooms too big.

West Loop »

CPS Safe Passage Marks Five-Year Anniversary With $10 Million Expansion

Gov. Pat Quinn added $10 million in state funding to bring the number of workers to nearly 2,000.

Wicker Park »

Moreno Challengers Get Earful as They Seek Spot on Ballot in 1st Ward

Attorneys Anne Shaw and Andrew Hamilton plan to run against 1st Ward Ald. Joe Moreno next February.

Edgewater »

Edgewater Beachwalk Plan Fails To Get on Ballot

Funding also has not been secured for the boardwalk, which would link Edgewater and Rogers Park.

Bridgeport »

Patrick Daley Thompson: Judge Me on 'Ideas and Platform,' Not Family Ties

A close relative of the Daley political dynasty is running for 11th ward alderman.

Morgan Park »

Jackie Robinson West Is 'America's Team,' but Also Chicago's, Says Rahm

"It's not about politics, it's about what they've achieved," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Bridgeport »

Ald. Balcer Confirms He's Stepping Down, Insists Decision Is His Own

The 17-year 11th Ward alderman and Vietnam vet said he's dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Downtown »

Ald. Fioretti Surveys Constitutents About Mayoral Bid

In a newsletter with the subject line "Should I run?" the 2nd Ward alderman asks residents to vote.

West Pullman »

Hip-Hop Expert on 'Wobbling' Quinn and 'Flapping' Rauner: 'There's Hope'

Dancer Carlton Bradley breaks down the dance moves of Gov. Pat Quinn and candidate Bruce Rauner.

Portage Park »

Cullerton Family Friend, Nonprofit Exec To Run for 38th Ward Alderman

Heather Sattler and 36th Ward Ald. Nicholas Sposato are running to represent the 38th Ward.

Bridgeport »

Ald. James Balcer to Step Down, Endorse Patrick Daley Thompson: Reports

The longtime 11th Ward alderman is stepping down due to health issues, according to reports.

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