Mayor Rahm Emanuel has received mixed reviews from two high-profile Chicago politicians for recent TV ads featuring the mayor commenting on the new contract for Chicago Public Schools teachers.
About 357,000 Chicago kids were back in their classrooms Wednesday. So were their teachers. But the shock waves from the nine-day teachers’ strike were still being felt, and not only in Chicago.
As much as we might dream of a weekend escape from Chicago, a lot of people could be planning a weekend escape to the Windy City. Tourism numbers have dropped in past years, so a big-effort is being aimed at boosting them.