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  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Ken Davis is joined by Tim Novak (Chicago Sun-Times) and Hal Dardick (Chicago Tribune). They.....
  • Chick-fil-A remarks get a brushback pitch on ‘Hardball’

     
    A Chicago alderman appeared on the MSNBC political talk show “Hardball” Wednesday afternoon to make a perfectly reasonable point about the Chick-fil-A controversy. “It’s not whether a CEO believes or says certain things,”...
  • City stickers for most cars could cost more

    Owners of gas-guzzling cars in Chicago could see city sticker shock to go with the pain at the pump if an alderman's plan to increase the cost of the annual stickers is approved. Ald. Joe Moreno, 1st, hopes to raise about $21 million per year for the...
  • Food truck status report

    Food truck status report
    UPDATE: On Wednesday, the City Council passed a Chicago ordinance that would allow cooks to prepare fresh meals from food trucks, but also restrict the areas in which they're allowed to park and serve. The ordinance was passed with a 45-1 vote, with Ald....
  • Aldermen concerned over mayor's limits on 'menu money'

    Aldermen concerned over mayor's limits on  'menu money'
    A new memo from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the mayor's office, not the aldermen, will dictate what big capital planning projects get attention.  Since Richard Daley's days in office, aldermen have had the freedom to spend more than $1 million of so-...
  • New homes to replace 91-year-old business

    New homes to replace 91-year-old business
    Wicker Park will soon be saying goodbye to a building that's housed a local family-owned lumberyard for the past 91 years. By next spring, the two-story L. Miller & Son Lumber Company building, currently located at 1815 W. Division, will be...
  • 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,...
  • Alderman drops opposition to Chick-fil-A restaurant in Logan Square

    Alderman drops opposition to Chick-fil-A restaurant in Logan Square
    Chicago 1st Ward Alderman Joe Moreno is dropping his fight against Chick-fil-A and is now endorsing a new restaurant in the Logan Square neighborhood. Moreno had opposed the franchise opening a restaurant in his ward over the company president's anti-gay...
  • Alderman: No Chick-fil-A in Logan Square over gay marriage stance

    Alderman: No Chick-fil-A in Logan Square over gay marriage stance
    Chicago alderman Joe Moreno (1st Ward) says he'll prevent Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant in Logan Square.  Last week, the president of the Chick-fil-A chain said he supports traditional marriage as the union of a man and woman. Moreno says, if...