Coronavirus In Chicago: Lakefront, 606 Trail, And Riverwalk Shut Down, Aldermen Confirm; 'It Will Be Enforced By Police'Police and other city crews could be seen blocking off entrances to the lakefront Thursday morning.
Aldermen Advance Ban On Horse-Drawn Carriages, After Years Of Wrangling With Industry They Say 'Refuses To Comply With The Law'The License Committee on Wednesday voted to approve an ordinance to phase out all 10 of the city's existing horse-drawn carriage licenses by Jan. 1, 2021.
At Lightfoot's Request, Emanuel Seeks To Delay Vote On Tax Subsidies For Lincoln Yards, The 78Bowing to the wishes of Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday said he wants to call off a planned City Council Finance Committee vote on $1.6 billion in tax increment financing for two massive development projects, Lincoln Yards and The 78.
Lincoln Yards Developer Doubles Affordable Housing Commitment Ahead Of Zoning Committee VoteTwo days before the City Council Zoning Committee votes on the massive Lincoln Yards project on the North Side, developer Sterling Bay has agreed to double the number of affordable housing units it will build on-site.
Lincoln Yards Entertainment, Sports Project Cancelled After Community OppositionThe entertainment district also drew opposition from Chicago's independent music industry, because music giant Live Nation would own it.
Alderman Rejects Soccer Stadium, Entertainment District For Lincoln Yards ProjectA 20,000-seat soccer stadium and an entertainment district run by Live Nation will no longer be part of the $6 billion Lincoln Yards project proposed for a stretch of land along the Chicago River on the North Side.
Parking Tickets May Triple For Double ParkingDouble parking in the Loop may soon come with a heftier fines. The increase in fines aims to eliminate double parking and the blocking of bike lanes.
Noble Square Violence PersistsWard 2 Ald. Brian Hopkins says he's on it and has pressed police to reallocate resources.
Renovation Plans To Remove Fence In Chicago Park Sparks Security TalkA community meeting was called to discuss the renovation plans to enhance Seneca Park & Eli M. Schulman Playground in Streeterville.
Renovated Park To Lose Diamonds; Softball League Must Take A WalkA popular Streeterville park will have a different look come summer as the city is set to get rid of two softball fields and replace them with grass.
Fire At North Side Scrap Yard Prompts Hazmat ResponseA fire at an auto scrap yard prompted a HazMat response Sunday morning in the North Side Ranch Triangle neighborhood.
Emanuel Allies Suggest Compromise On Garbage Collection FeeMayor Rahm Emanuel’s top City Council ally and a five other aldermen have unveiled a scaled-down plan for first-ever garbage collection fees in Chicago.
Dutchie Caray Gets Honorary Street Name Along Magnificent MileThe “First Lady of Chicago Baseball” got a special birthday present on Thursday, as a street in the tony Streeterville neighborhood was named in honor of Dutchie Caray.