Mayor Rahm Emanuel Makes His Final City Hall DepartureThe corridors were lined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's supporters and city workers as Emanuel made his ceremonial final departure from city hall.
Musical Lineup Announced For 39th Taste Of ChicagoThe City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced the full music lineup for the 39th annual Taste of Chicago, which will take place July 10-14 in Grant Park.
Winning Proposal Plans To Revitalize Vacant Land In East Garfield ParkMayor Rahm Emanuel has announced the Chicago winner of a global contest to make the city greener.
Emanuel On His Time As Mayor: 'We Got Our Game Back'"I am at fault for being impatient. I take it. I'm happy about that because sometimes a political system with a lot of fixed interests needs a little impatience in it."
Striking Chicago Symphony Orchestra Musicians And Management Accept Mayor's Offer To Assist In Contract TalksChicago Symphony Orchestra musicians have been on strike since March 10, in a dispute over salaries and retirement benefits.
Drivers Aren't Fans Of Priority Bus Lanes DowntownDrivers say downtown is more congested than ever with Loop Link CTA bus priority lanes
Lawsuit Says $1.3 Billion Lincoln Yards Tax Subsidy Benefits Mostly-White AreasTaxpayer funding for the Lincoln Yards project has already been approved by the Chicago City Council with a nod from Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot.
City Of Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett For Costs Related To Alleged AttackA City of Chicago attorney filed a lawsuit against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to recoup money spent to investigate his claim of a racist and homophobic attack.
Lincoln Yards and The 78 Get The Green Light From City CouncilLincoln Yards will soak up a as much as 900 million dollars in TIF subsidies, creating 6,000 housing units over its 70 acres. And The 78, a south of the Loop district along the Chicago River, could could consume up to 700 million in TIF funds, while creating 13 million square feet of residential and commercial space.
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.
Jussie Smollett's Lawyers Say He Will Not Pay Chicago $130,000 For Alleged HoaxJussie Smollett's legal team has responded to a letter from the City of Chicago, which demanded the "Empire" actor pay for the cost of investigating his allegedly made-up story about a racist and homophobic attack.