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  • Shop salvaged materials at new reuse center

     
    One man's trash is another man's treasure, right? A green reuse center has relocated from the South Side to Bucktown, offering up affordable building materials from sustainable deconstruction and renovation projects....
  • City unveils bold plan for Damen-Elston-Fullerton intersection

     
    The congested intersection of Damen, Elston and Fullerton at the northern edge of Bucktown/western edge of Lincoln Park could be getting a dramatic makeover....
  • Emanuel unveils plan for City Council leadership

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 7:10 p.m. A majority of Chicago aldermen have agreed with Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel on a City Council committee structure that would weaken the influence of Ald. Edward Burke, 14th. Under the new structure outlined today......
  • Emanuel speed camera ordinance passes City Council committee

    Emanuel speed camera ordinance passes City Council committee
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for speed cameras near Chicago schools and parks passed in a City Council committee late Wednesday. Emanuel offered a revised ordinance ahead of Wednesday's hearing, and the final vote was 7-3. Emanuel's new plan reduced fines...
  • 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...
  • Family shattered after raid, home loss

    Family shattered after raid, home loss
    The Harris family's life began to unravel around dawn on the last day of August. R.J. Harris, who is 77, was in bed when a noise jolted him awake. Bam. What was that? Bam. It sounded like an explosion. Bam. The front door swung open and officers in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...