| Mar 31, 2015
| 3:50 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will meet Tuesday for their final scheduled one-on-one televised debate before the runoff election, following previous events that have grown contentious as the candidates try to land blows and build...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 3:42 PM
To our friends at WTTW-Ch. 11:
In two prior debates, we've watched gifted journalists, Carol Marin and Mike Flannery, try to get the candidates for mayor to explain how they would salvage Chicago's dreadful finances. And we've watched Rahm Emanuel and...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 4:55 AM
Rahm Emanuel and Jesus "Chuy" Garcia clashed in an argumentative second debate Thursday night, a face-to-face meeting in which the challenger tried to put the mayor on the defensive by mocking his leadership of Chicago.
With early voting underway...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:40 AM
After weeks of being criticized by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his surrogates for not offering specific tax increase proposals to fix Chicago's finances, challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia offered two on Wednesday: a graduated state income tax and an expanded...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:16 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will meet Thursday for their second head-to-head debate before the runoff election, following an event last week that quickly grew contentious as the candidates sparred over the city's finances....
| Mar 25, 2015
| 12:12 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will take part in a mayoral forum Wednesday night at Chicago State University.
The two candidates won't share the stage at the event. Instead, each will get an hour facing a group of panelists who...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 8:19 AM
Mason Bates and Anna Clyne offered their usual cheery greetings to the audience, along with two of the pieces performed on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's MusicNOW contemporary program Monday night at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance.
| Mar 20, 2015
| 12:05 PM
The mayor's race isn't all that's at stake on April 7. Voters in 18 wards will choose an alderman because no candidate in the Feb. 24 round received at least 50 percent of the vote. Though Chicago has held runoffs for alderman for many years, this...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 11:43 AM
Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries.
Antioch Public Library
757 N. Main St.
(847) 395-0874; http://www.apld.info
Crafters: Bring your craft project and supplies and a place to sit and relax will be provided at 6 p.m....
| Mar 16, 2015
| 2:52 PM
For the first time in his long career as a comedian, Aaron Freeman's jokes are being fact-checked.
"I've never had anyone fact-check my jokes," says the Highland Park resident. "It adds an extra degree of difficulty."
An extra degree of difficulty,...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 10:16 AM
Carefully pricing hundreds of pieces of glassware is just the first step in putting together the North Shore Senior Center's Vintage Marketplace, which will open to shoppers late next month.
After collecting numerous donations, volunteers spent a...