Morton's Restaurant Group is considering a possible sale of the company.The Chicago-based steakhouse operator says it is exploring its strategic options and has the support of its two biggest stockholders.Morton's says it has no set timetable for the process and that there's no guarantee that any tr
The idea behind a referendum is to give voters a direct voice in making their community better. These ballot questions can cover anything from stem-cell research to the fate of an empty lot. They may be binding or just advisory. Last month, referenda were on ballots in nine Chicago precincts.
It’s easier to look back on an historical moment than to realize that you’re living in one. What if the past fifty years of Chicago theater have been not just fun and exciting but actually constitute the equivalent of Elizabethan England or post-Civil War New York–that is
Wasalu Muhammad Jaco grew up in rough neighborhoods in and around Chicago, where crack addicts would pass out on his front stoop. But, while his friends were drifting in and out of jail, he joined the chess club and the academic decathlon at high school.
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel is explaining why he's forming a committee that will help fund candidates in Chicago runoff elections. Emanuel's political action committee will be technically separate from his campaign.