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Thomas M. Tunney

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  • Pedicabs now in City Council’s sights

     
    Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) introduced a measure that would require pedicab vehicles to be inspected regularly....
  • Has your home been marked by Tunney?

     
    Is your address clearly displayed on both the front and back of your property? If the answer is "no," Tom Tunney's office may be headed your way....
  • New roadblocks for pedicabs?

     
    Ald. Tom Tunney (44th), whose ward includes Wrigleyville—a pedicab hot spot—last month re-introduced an ordinance that would, among other things, keep pedicab operators away from downtown before 7 p.m. during the workweek....
  • Parking ban seeks to put the brakes on crime

     
    A pilot parking ban in Boystown—an attempt to curb illegal activity—goes into effect Friday night and community leaders expect the initiative will provide police with improved sightlines to the sidewalks. According to 44th Ward Alderman Tom...
  • Get on the grid: City can save tens of millions by scrapping antiquated garbage-collection system

     
    I'm guessing garbage collection isn't your area of expertise. Mine neither. But if the city of Chicago were to come to us and ask us to create a rough design for a household refuse-collection system, there's almost no chance we'd......
  • Dear Mayor Emanuel: Please stop on red (and don't drive the wrong way, either)

    Dear Mayor Emanuel: Please stop on red (and don't drive the wrong way, either)
    To illustrate the danger of disobeying traffic laws, CDOT has released video from automated enforcement cameras of crashes that resulted from drivers running red lights this year. —Chicago Department of Transportation, via YouTube, December 2014....
  • Chicago committee OKs plan relaxing drag show zoning rules

    A Chicago zoning committee has given preliminary approval to a measure allowing male and female impersonators to perform in city establishments without being classified as "adult entertainment." The measure is being pushed by Alderman Tom Tunney whose...
  • Chicago aldermen to loosen rules for drag shows

    Chicago aldermen to loosen rules for drag shows
    Male and female impersonators would be able to perform in Chicago restaurants, bars and nightclubs without being classified as "adult entertainment" under a measure aldermen gave preliminary approval Thursday. Ald. Tom Tunney, whose 44th Ward includes...
  • Residents complain Wrigley Field is louder than previous years

    Residents complain Wrigley Field is louder than previous years
    Maybe the second game will be better. From the flooded, shuttered bathrooms to the increased noise levels in the neighborhood to the disappointing result on the field, realities of life at a ballpark in transition came into focus Monday in appraisals of...
  • Can the red light cameras be saved? (Should they?)

     Can the red light cameras be saved? (Should they?)
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to reform the city's scandal-ridden red light camera program. Challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia says if he's elected, he'll end it "on day one." If this were a game show, the host might take this moment to ask, "Is that your final...
  • Cubs will 'live with' decision barring expanded Wrigley construction hours

    Cubs will 'live with' decision barring expanded Wrigley construction hours
    With the Cubs bedeviled by delays in their $375 million Wrigley Field renovation project, president of business operations Crane Kenney said Wednesday he was disappointed by the team's inability to get permission from City Hall for expanded construction...