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  • Possible movement on food truck ordinance makes some truckers nervous

    Possible movement on food truck ordinance makes some truckers nervous
    The election of Mayor Rahm Emanuel had food truck enthusiasts licking their lips. His campaign positions on mobile food seemed to guarantee speedy passage of a new ordinance that could foster a robust Chicago food truck scene. But 10 months after Ald....
  • Emanuel to wait on controversial trust vote

    Emanuel to wait on controversial trust vote
    The vote on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's controversial infrastructure trust plan will be delayed for at least six days. Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, quietly asked that the issue be deferred, shortly after the council voted to approve the mayor's speed-camera...
  • Gaztro-Wagon storefront to close

    Gaztro-Wagon storefront to close
    Gaztro-Wagon announced today on Twitter that its Edgewater storefront (5973 N. Clark St.) has closed its doors. The food truck, one of Chicago mobile food's pioneering efforts, will go on hiatus until spring. The decision was a financial one, said...
  • City Council passes new ward map, 41-8

    City Council passes new ward map, 41-8
    Less than two hours after putting the finishing touches on a new map of the city's 50 wards, the Chicago City CouncilĀ  approved it over the vehement objections of some aldermen whose political futures are imperiled by the redrawn boundaries. The vote was...
  • Emanuel wants consultant to make trash collection more efficient

    Emanuel wants consultant to make trash collection more efficient
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking to hire a private consultant to study how garbage is collected to help Chicago switch from its time-honored ward-by-ward trash pickup to a grid-based system. The new administration says it just wants to figure out whether...
  • O'Hare concessions deal sails through City Council

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel won approval today of a 25-year deal that will replace a clout-heavy concession operator at O’Hare Airport’s international terminal with a company that’s pledged to invest $26.2 million to improve the quality of...
  • Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen

    Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan. The...
  • Police investigate discovery of dozens of metal covers belonging to city

    Police investigate discovery of dozens of metal covers belonging to city
    For the last several months, the City of Chicago has been mysteriously stripped of metal tree grates and sewer covers. Officials believe that on Thursday they uncovered a cache of the items worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in a West Side...
  • 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....
  • Revised food truck ordinance still disappoints advocates

    Revised food truck ordinance still disappoints advocates
    Ever since Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced an ordinance last month that would allow food trucks to serve freshly cooked meals around the city, truck owners have been hoping for significant changes. On Wednesday, the day before a public hearing on the...
  • Aldermen demand information from Emanuel on speed cameras

    Aldermen demand information from Emanuel on speed cameras
    Aldermen today asked Mayor Rahm Emanuel for information to back up his contention that speed cameras near schools and parks are about saving lives, rather than swelling city coffers. The demand for data came as Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein...