Chicago officials say crews have now opened most side streets after this week’s blizzard. And they’re rejecting claims that the city is neglecting some neighborhoods. Complaints about the snow removal are coming from several City Council members. Ald.
Pace Bus’s paratransit service, a lifeline to elderly and disabled people who rely on public transportation, has had to overcome significant difficulties to access its riders.“In the city, and in a number of the suburbs, too, we're running into a lot of issues as far as vehicles being ab
photo of mapo tofu from Lao Sze Chuan by Joseph StorchThe Year of the Rabbit is here, and while I have a thing about consuming the actual animal (you try to digest 10 courses on Iron Chef), I have no problem sharing some of my favorite Chinese restaurants in Chicago.
Please imagine this as a ticker scrolling across your television screen...CHICAGO AND SURROUNDING AREAS......BREAKING NEWS......BLIZZARD COULD BE BIGGEST IN HISTORY OF CITY......ADVISORY WARNING: THIS DAY IS UNLIKE OTHER DAYS AND WE ENCOURAGE YOU ALL TO APPROACH IT AS SU
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says his city has learned a couple of things from New York City about dealing with snow storms: use ice melters and have snowmobiles ready in case of emergency.Daley says the ice melters - essentially jet engines - will be used to help clear away the estimated 1 to 2 feet
Protesters waving Egyptian flags picketed in front of the Egyptian consulate in downtown Chicago Saturday, calling for President Hosni Mubarak to step down amid riots in the country. Protesters along Michigan Avenue chanted, "Hey Mubarak you will see, all Egyptians