An administrative law judge has denied protesters' request to march though downtown Chicago at the start of the NATO summit. City officials say they don't have the resources to deal with both motorcades and protestors during the summit's start on May 20.
From the very beginning, the members of Chicago hip hop group BBU have been passionate activists: both in community organizing and in their music. Combining danceable beats with social commentary, the group has been generating buzz in underground circles and dance clubs alike.
Leaders from the 28 nations that make up the North Atlantic Treaty Organization descend on Chicago in May. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is having a series of events in the run up to the NATO and G-8 summits. Ivo Daalder, the U.S.
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) has begun to fulfill Rahm Emmanuel’s campaign promise to draft a comprehensive cultural plan for the City of Chicago. We haven’t had a new one since 1986 when Mayor Harold Washington first established the Dept.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration has decided to channel more than $7.3 million in tax increment financing toward a “bus rapid transit” line downtown, according to transportation and economic-development officials.The money will combine with an announced $24.6 m