Alderman Will Burns Stepping Down To Take Job At AirbnbBurns, 42, has been hired as Midwest policy director and senior advisor for Airbnb, the website which allows homeowners to rent out rooms or entire homes.
Bronzeville Residents Slam CHA For Giving Public Housing Land To Mariano'sSouth Side residents expressed frustration Thursday with the pace of replacing public housing that was torn down at the site of what will become a Mariano’s grocery store in Bronzeville.
Mariano's Breaks Ground On Bronzeville StoreThe supermarket will open next year in the Bronzeville neighborhood, at the corner of Pershing Road and King Drive, making it the first Mariano’s on the South Side.
CPS Officials Defend Diversity Of Selective-Enrollment High SchoolsAldermen grilled Chicago Public Schools officials on Tuesday about declining minority enrollment at some of the most renowned selective-enrollment schools in the city.
Alderman Wants Companies Seeking City Subsidies To Disclose Tax InfoAld. Will Burns (4th) and some colleagues have sponsored a measure that would require large corporations seeking financial assistance from the city to declare how much they pay – or don’t pay – in corporate income taxes.
Bronzeville Celebrates Groundbreaking Of New Shops, ApartmentsGround was broken Tuesday on a new commercial and residential development in Bronzeville, a project the likes of which haven’t been seen in that neighborhood in 50 years.
Race To Replace Jackson Could Be 'Wild, Wild West'A crowded field could line up to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, once a special election is set up to fill his seat following his resignation on Wednesday.
Task Force To Revamp Ethics Ordinance At City HallSeveral prominent reformers will spend the next four months figuring out ways to end corruption at City Hall.