| Dec 25, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The coming year could produce a sales tax increase in La Grange, a decision on a new pool for Oak Park and River Forest High School and permission for bars to open in Oak Park.
Also ahead in 2015, ground is expected to be broken for a new development on...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:20 AM
Sidewalks may get a little more crowded if the City Council approves a proposal that would allow senior citizens to ride their bikes on the walkways.
Northwest Side Ald. Ariel Reboyras (30th) introduced a proposal Wednesday that would let senior...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Anyone who’s biked around parts of the South and Southwest sides knows it can be a very different experience than riding on some of the city’s most bike-heavy North Side streets, where you hardly can go the grocery store or hop on a bus or...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 1:36 PM
Ready to break some records this winter, Chicago? The first chance is coming up Thursday, which could be the coldest Jan. 8 on record if temperatures dip below -11, the record set in 1942 according to the National Weather Service.
| Jan 13, 2015
| 8:21 PM
Now that it has moved from laid-back Portland, Oregon, to amped-up New York, the company that runs the Divvy bike-sharing program in Chicago and programs in other major cities is changing its name from Alta Bicycle Share to Motivate.
"I think it...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:33 AM
Evanston community members are invited to learn and share input on Evanston's upcoming Divvy Bike Share program at a community meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 7 - 9 p.m., in the Morton Civic Center Council Chambers, 2100 Ridge Ave, according to a news...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel launched his re-election bid with a new campaign website Tuesday and will start airing his first TV ad Wednesday, all before either of his two major challengers have even filed paperwork to get on the Feb. 24 ballot.
The moves reflect...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 10:55 AM
A union seeking to represent workers of Chicago's Divvy bike-sharing program filed an election petition last week with the National Labor Relations Board.
John Samuelsen, Transport Workers Union executive vice president, said the union seeks to represent...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Election hangover edition of five things for you today in Central Florida.
1. Governor Rick Scott won a second term as governor defeating Democratic candidate Charlie Crist. Scott said at his speech last night, "It's time to put all the division...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Whenever civic leaders set out to tackle a problem, they first create a plan.
"The problem is, we've got lots of plans," LISC Chicago executive director Susana Vasquez told a City Club of Chicago audience recently. "It takes more than a plan to...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:21 PM
The company that operates the Divvy bicycle-sharing program in Chicago is being sold, the new owner announced Tuesday.
Bikeshare Holdings said it has reached an agreement to acquire Alta Bicycle Share. Alta manages Divvy and bike-share programs in...