| May 18, 2011
| 3:17 PM
New 43rd Ward Ald. Michele Smith took steps at her first City Council meeting today to try to stop construction of a controversial grocery store and condominiums on the former Lincoln Park Hospital site.
Smith's successful election campaign included a...
| May 2, 2012
| 10:02 AM
New financial disclosure statements show six of the Chicago City Council's 16 new aldermen have outside jobs or own businesses.
Nine of the aldermen who were elected for the first time last year gave up other jobs, according to disclosures and...
| May 7, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Hundreds of Chicagoans and restaurateurs supported local Midwest farmers and shopped for sustainable, organic produce and products at the opening day of Lincoln Park's Green City Market May 5.
Although it was a bit rainy and cool, market visitors enjoyed...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 1:57 PM
The company behind the controversial Lincoln Park Hospital site redevelopment has agreed to scale down its plans, place further limits on truck traffic and donate money to a local school and park, 43rd Ward Ald. Michele Smith said today.