The Mayor claims it’ll save taxpayers a billion dollars, but according to CBS 2 chief correspondent Jay Levine parts of the deal have some aldermen concerned.
The Cubs got the go-ahead Thursday to hold two more summer concerts at Wrigley Field, but that could be all they get for a while if local Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has his way.
Cheating the system? In one Chicago neighborhood cargo vans line the streets around the clock, but the problem is they may not be there legally.
With strict guidelines on permitted tailgate parking for the Chicago Bears home games at Soldier Field, it can be difficult to choose which lot works best for your needs. However, understanding the pros and cons for each lot can help you make a more informed decision.
Some drivers who paid parking tickets issued in the city may be due a refund.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that 41 disability placards have been confiscated and 47 citations issued during 20 coordinated stings since a large-scale effort to end disability placard abuse began on August 24, 2012.
Mayor Emanuel wants to make it easier for food trucks to park in popular locations around the city.
Newcomers to tailgating can sometimes be intimidated and overwhelmed when going into a tradition with so much history and spirit. However, following a few simple guidelines when being a rookie to tailgating can ensure an exciting and treasured memory with motivation for more fun times to come.
Because of the restrictions put on tailgaters for Soldier Field games like no deep fryers, no open fires and no tents or canopies, it can be difficult to know exactly which parking structures allow tailgating for the die-hard Bears fan. Following a few simple guidelines and tips for parking can make it easier to plan and execute a great tailgating party.
Chicago Police officers fanned out in the Loop Tuesday morning, targeting people misusing disabled parking placards.
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.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed a $2 congestion fee for people who park in public garages and lots downtown.
Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the Carolina Panthers have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options. The Bears host the Panthers at noon at Soldier Field.
This is PARK(ing) Day, a worldwide effort to turn some street parking spaces into temporary parks in order to reclaim public space.
Some drivers are playing the system by displaying police uniforms or other material — suggesting they are members of law enforcement — to avoid parking regulations and fines at a Cook County courthouse. 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
A parking shortage at Stevenson High School has prompted some homeowners in the surrounding communities to find a way to make a few extra bucks and that is causing an uproar with some residents
If you’re still using an old folding chair or some empty crates to save the parking spot you dug out during last week’s blizzard, get rid of it soon, or the city will.
If there was one bright spot to having 20 inches of snow dumped on the city in less than 24 hours earlier this week, it apparently helped keep the city’s crooks off the streets for a while.
CHICAGO (STMW) – Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the New York Jets have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options.
The City of Naperville is reconsidering its ban on overnight parking in the western suburb’s downtown, in what is much-welcome news for bar patrons.
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- Portage Theater Closed For NowThe 93-year-old landmark theater at 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. was shut down on Friday after Ald. John Arena (45th) blocked Carranza’s application for a liquor license, according to Carranza.90
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