Elmhurst Neighbors Fight Zoning Change That Would Allow 7 People To Stay At Sober House On Residential BlockThis is not your typical not-in-my-backyard story. The people living in the area are not opposed to a recovery home. What they don’t like is the way the City of Elmhurst, or the property owner, are going about it.
Medical Marijuana Company's Bid To Move To Bigger Location Advances In Tense Zoning Committee MeetingWith recreational marijuana becoming legal on Jan. 1, Cresco Labs, owners of MedMar Lakeview, are seeking to build a new dispensary at 3524 N. Clark St. so it can expand its current operations.
Drug Dealer Assumed He Was Bribing BurkeAn admitted drug trafficker assumed the $15,000 he allegedly paid two attorneys more than a decade ago was used in part to pay bribes to Ald. Ed Burke (14th) and others to get the zoning on his Southwest Side property changed to build apartments, according to a motion by federal prosecutors.
Zoning Plan Would Limit Stores On E. Lakeview BlocksAs a Borders bookstore in the East Lakeview neighborhood prepares to close, a planned zoning change on the adjoining blocks would limit the size of any store that opens in the future.