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One of 17 plaques on Halsted Street honoring contributions of the LGBT community, as part of the new Legacy Walk project in Lakeview. (Credit: CBS)

‘Legacy Walk’ In Lakeview Honors LGBT Community

You can get an education simply by walking up Halsted Street in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side, thanks to the newly-dedicated “Legacy Walk.”

WBBM Newsradio–10/11/2012

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Tunney: New Route Will Keep Gay Pride Parade More Manageable

Officials say this year’s Gay Pride Parade will be more controlled—and manageable—that last year’s parade, which drew nearly 800,000 people.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney Wants To Crack Down On Parking Permit Resales Near Wrigley

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) wants to crack down on Wrigleyville residents who sell their neighborhood parking permits.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

Ann Sather

Ann Sather Set To Open Restaurant In Edgewater Near Loyola

Ann Sather, the popular local Swedish restaurant chain owned by Ald. Tom Tunney (44th), will be opening a new location in the Edgewater neighborhood just south of Loyola University, according to multiple reports.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

Wrigley Field Marquee (credit: Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Aldermen Urge Public Transportation Use For Cubs, Sox Games

Opening day has arrived for the Cubs, and the team and the local alderman are urging fans to use public transportation.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

Gay Rights

Chicago LGBT Leaders React To California Ruling On Marriage Law

Chicago LGBT leaders are reacting Tuesday to the ruling in California that overturned Proposition 8, which prohibited same-sex marriage in the Golden State and took away the right after it had already been granted.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

A Cubs fan shows his support on opening day last season. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Cubs Narrowly Win Landmark Approval For Electronic Ad Sign

The Cubs have won approval from a landmark review panel for a new advertising sign in the Wrigley Field bleachers, but they could face a big hurdle ahead.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Alderman Seeks To Scale Back Mayor’s Parking ‘Congestion Fee’

A North Side alderman wants to scale back Mayor Emanuel’s $2-a-day “congestion fee” for parking in the city’s garages and lots, so that it only applies during weekday business hours when congestion is an issue.

12/15/2011

Gay Pride Parade, 2008

Church Objects To New Route For Pride Parade

A Catholic church in Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood is objecting to the proposed new route of the Gay Pride Parade.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

East Lakeview Wal-Mart 2

Wal-Mart Now Open Near Boystown Strip

A Wal-Mart store is now open in Lakeview, although not the one that generated a flurry of controversy among neighbors earlier this year.

12/01/2011

Town Hall District Police Station

LGBT Senior Housing Development To Go Ahead In Boystown

A handful of housing projects designed specifically for LGBT senior citizens are springing up around the country, and Chicago is about to get one soon.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney: Public May Not Understand Restaurant Inspection Results

The City of Chicago has rolled out a new Web site with thousands of restaurant inspection results online.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney Seeks Crackdown On Failure To Shovel Snow

Failing to shovel your walkway this winter could be a costly mistake.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

City Hall

Emanuel Moves To Phase Out ‘Job Killer’ Head Tax

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that he’s going one step further in keeping his campaign promise to get rid of the $4-a-month employee head tax that is despised by Chicago businesses.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Wrigley Field

Cubs Hoping For Baseball Movie Night At Wrigley

The Cubs are 22 games out of first place, with 19 games left in the season, but there may be baseball at Wrigley Field in October.

WBBM Newsradio–09/09/2011

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney’s Office Seeks To Ensure Hotel Residents Find New Housing

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has said the two residential hotels now in the process of closing in Lakeview are in “dangerous and deplorable” condition, but his staff wants to make sure everyone finds new housing.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Sidetrack

Parking Bans Instituted In Boystown To Curb Crime

In the wake of a rash of safety concerns on the sizzling Boystown strip of North Halsted Street, Ald. Tom Tunney has instituted late-night parking bans during the weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Ald. Tom Tunney On Pedicabs

Tunney Seeks Regulations For Pedicabs

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) is seeking regulations for pedicabs, including a fee, an inspection requirement and certain restrictions.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney Pushes To Eliminate City’s Head Tax

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has begun a new effort to do away with the city’s employee head tax, which affects business owners.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Paul McCartney

Dates Set For Anticipated McCartney Concerts At Wrigley Field

Paul McCartney has not announced official plans for a concert at Wrigley Field this summer, but the Cubs are already nailing down the dates.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

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