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  • Chicago aldermen hear arguments on plastic bag ban

    Chicago aldermen hear arguments on plastic bag ban
    Environmentalists came to City Hall on Tuesday to support a proposal to ban plastic bags at Chicago stores, a move retailers say will hurt businesses unless they charge shoppers up to 10 cents for each paper bag that's used instead. Mayor Rahm Emanuel,...
  • CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network

    CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network
    As America's banking system began to freeze in mid-2008, Juan Rangel's nonprofit United Neighborhood Organization was in trouble.    Because of a gubernatorial funding veto, the Latino group, which runs one of Chicago's largest charter school networks,...
  • Anxiety grows as CPS releases preliminary school closings list

    Anxiety grows as CPS releases preliminary school closings list
    After trimming the number of schools that could be closed to 129, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's school administration has entered the latest and what is likely to be the most intense phase so far in trying to determine which schools should be shut. Chicago Public...
  • Ald. Jackson a no-show for Council budget vote

    Ald. Jackson a no-show for Council budget vote
    Amid questions concerning her Congressman husband's whereabouts, Alderman Sandi Jackson (7th Ward) says she is dealing with hard times by working for the residents of her ward -- yet she was not in attendance at today's City Council meeting. Jackson...
  • Election day: Legislative races to watch

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. With independently drawn districts and new voting rules, much uncertainty surrounds the 80 Assembly seats and 20 state Senate seats up for grabs Tuesday. Below is a list of......
  • Steam baths to return

     
    What was once a bath house in Wicker Park will now become … a restaurant? The Russian and Turkish Bath House in Wicker Park, a sweaty part of Chicago’s immigrant history, has been sold and an alderman said Wednesday the steam baths and...
  • Shred paper, recycle old electronics Saturday

     
    Got an old computer monitor taking up space in your apartment? You're in luck....
  • Moreno: Hike city sticker fee for gas-guzzlers

     
    Ald. Joe Moreno of the 1st Ward, which includes parts of Bucktown and Wicker Park, proposed an interesting new plan for who pays what on vehicle city stickers. The Tribune has the story: Owners of gas-guzzling cars in Chicago could see city sticker...
  • Joe Moreno: the hipster alderman?

     
    The 1st Ward alderman is legit when he says he supports the 'hood's music scene. "One of my dream jobs, and they didn’t have to pay me, would be just to let me bring my record collection [to Rainbo] and DJ, play music for the night."...
  • Faceoff: Learnapalooza vs. Green Music Fest

     
    With two exciting festivals taking over the 'hood this weekend — Learnapalooza and Green Music Fest — how do you decide which events to go to?...
  • Moreno wants more live-work options

     
    A new measure would allow owners to operate live/work spaces in all business districts, as well as in commercial areas with a permit....