Nearby residents are livid over the Park District’s plan to close the zoo in Indian Boundary Park on the far North Side. They say the district has chronically underfunded the public asset that made their neighborhood unique.
Devon Avenue regulars may feel like they’ve fallen for a sort of tease this summer. Residents and business owners have long awaited the completion of a seemingly endless construction at the corner of Devon and Rockwell St.
In a race that dislodged Chicago’s second-longest serving member of City Council, Alderman Bernard L. Stone lost his seat of nearly 38 years to a political newcomer. Debra Silverstein, a certified public accountant, swept the ward with 62 percent of the vote, against Stone’s 38 percent.
Aldermanic candidates for Chicago’s 50th Ward held their first public forum of this election season at a luncheon organized by the West Ridge Chamber of Commerce and WBEZ. All six registered candidates were on hand at the Croatian Cultural Center in Chicago's West Ridge neighborhood to an