You can’t have a Fourth of July without fireworks. Fortunately, Navy Pier isn’t the only place to go to watch them. Many of the Chicago suburbs are also hosting their own displays, many accompanied by food fests and as they say, “fun for the whole family.” (Except that 13-year-old who thinks everything is uncool, including fireworks.)
Cook County Commissioners signed off on Clerk David Orr’s plan to slash 264 voter precincts in the suburbs, a move that not only saves $1 million but reflects a sign of the times, his staff says.
The Bloods street gang has never had a presence in the Chicago area. That’s changing.