Chicago mayoral hopeful Miguel del Valle has decent name recognition after serving four years as city clerk and, earlier, two decades as an Illinois state senator. He’s winning support in the race from some progressive activists.But he’s got a problem closer to home.
Northern-style Thai sausage at Sticky Rice (photo: Joseph Storch)All week long, we've been re-running some of our favorite Top 5 lists from 2010. Today, it's all about lemongrass and galangal. It's also going to be my final post for 2010. I'm taking next week off, and will be b
The FBI is serving more Chicago-area Palestine solidarity activists with subpoenas to appear before a grand jury. Maureen Murphy, 28, said she received a subpoena from two FBI agents at her North Side home Tuesday morning.
The Inspector General for the City of Chicago says city employees should not be allowed to accept gifts from companies doing business with the city.According to the Chicago Ethics Ordinance, city employees may accept gifts from contractors but the gifts can't be worth more than $50 and not more than
Rahm Emanuel says if he becomes mayor, he’d encourage city employees to get healthier. He says that could save the city millions of dollars. Emanuel says he’d tailor a new city wellness program on ones run by companies like Johnson & Johnson.
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley said he's considering options to turn the former Michael Reese hospital site into a technology park.An advisory panel will recommend ways to bring tech-based industries to the site on Chicago's South Side.Daley said the project will extend beyond his mayoral term.