Lincoln Yards Plan Approved By Chicago Plan Commission Despite Opposition From Some Community GroupsA toned-down but still ambitious Lincoln Yards development plan--sans a 20,000-seat soccer stadium and large music venues--has earned the approval of 2nd Ward Ald. Brian Hopkins, but the $6 billion sprawling North Side proposal has yet to win over a coalition of community members trying to delay the city from giving it the green light.
Water Tower Place Announces New Adult Supervision Rule Following Weekend DisruptionThe program requires anyone age 17 and under to be accompanied by a parent or supervising adult after 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Chicago May Get Rid Of Horse Drawn Carriage RidesChicago’s downtown horse carriage rides may be forced to ride into the sunset. Three aldermen are backing a move to eliminate the carriage rides before the winter holidays.
2nd Ward Alderman Seeks Volunteers To Join "Snow Corps"The alderman of Chicago’s sprawling 2nd Ward is looking for volunteers to join his “Snow Corps” and help shovel sidewalks when there are major snow events.