| 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....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Move over, bus tracker and train tracker. Plow tracker is here.
The city on Tuesday is scheduled to unveil a snow-response website featuring real-time GPS locations of plows, car towing information and a shovel-share program to combat severe winter...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Years after owners of high-rise buildings were ordered to improve fire safety, more than half of Chicago's older residential towers have failed to implement changes that meet the city's tougher standards, records show.
Of the roughly 700 residential...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:52 AM
A Chicago ordinance that would allow cooks to prepare fresh meals from food trucks appears ready to move forward in the City Council with new provisions and the endorsement of Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
The ordinance would create loading zone-like “food...
| Jul 25, 2012
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....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Ald. Tom Tunney misses the Elaine Place giraffes, too, everyone.
The sculptures of two giraffes and a nanny goat, by artist John Kearney, had been a fixture in Lakeview until their removal two weeks ago from their location on Elaine Place after the sale...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 12:58 PM
The Chicago Cubs' push for more night games in the upcoming season could be in jeopardy, as Ald. Tom Tunney said he would not introduce legislation at today's City Council meeting.
The team has asked Tunney, whose 44th ward encompasses Wrigley Field, to...
| Mar 17, 2011
A religious group that wants to hold a St. Pat's parade down Clark Street on Saturday believes the alderman's office is discriminating against it....
| Mar 22, 2011
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| Apr 8, 2011
Walmart execs meet with Lakeview East residents on Monday to discuss plans to move into the neighborhood....
| Apr 12, 2011
Dubbed the “showdown in Lakeview,” Monday night’s community meeting about Walmart was more of a smackdown...