| Jul 7, 2011
Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) introduced a measure that would require pedicab vehicles to be inspected regularly....
| Jul 14, 2011
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....
| Aug 15, 2011
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....
| Aug 19, 2011
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...
| Aug 23, 2011
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......
| Apr 16, 2012
| 3:50 PM
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....
| Jun 11, 2015
| 6:07 PM
What's up with Clarke's at 930 W. Belmont Ave.? Depends, I guess, on what you read or whom you ask.
Closed for good, says DNAInfo.com, citing the office of Ald. Tom Tunney, 44th. The restaurant has been closed since April, the site reports.
| Jun 10, 2015
| 10:46 AM
Chicago's Pride Parade organizers have hired 90 off-duty police officers to supplement police presence at this year’s parade, part of an effort to crack down on public drinking and other problems.
A “heavy police presence,” new security...
| May 20, 2015
| 5:15 AM
Despite the talk of a newly assertive Chicago City Council, aldermen on Wednesday are expected to overwhelmingly approve a new committee structure that rewards loyalists to Mayor Rahm Emanuel with coveted chairmanships.
The plum assignments come with...
| May 18, 2015
| 5:37 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel took the oath of office to begin his second term Monday and took the unusual step of focusing his inaugural address on a single issue: The lack of opportunity facing Chicago's disadvantaged youths.
The mayor's decision to home in on...
| May 6, 2015
| 4:15 PM
Drivers in Chicago deserve to know three things about the city's red light enforcement cameras: Are they fair? Are they safe? Are they necessary?
Two years worth of reporting by Tribune reporters provide plenty of reason to question all of those things....