Several thousand spectators gathered in Millennium Park Monday to watch Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Inauguration. We spoke to some of them to see what was going through their heads as Chicago got its first new mayor in 22 years.
On Monday morning, Chicago’s Pritzker Pavillion will be stuffed to the gills with people celebrating the inauguration of Rahm Emanuel. Among the revelers will be some of Chicago's so-called "socialites".
Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has organized a community service day during his inauguration weekend in mid-May. But large chunks of the city are left out of the plan.The community service events include trash removal from the banks of the Chicago River and planting at some community gardens.
Thursday is the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inauguration. And as far away in time and place as that event sounds, some argue that Chicago can take a little credit – that Kennedy might not have been president without former Mayor Richard J.
I watched the Illinois inauguration today so you didn't have to. Seriously, you should thank me. When I took on the assignment, I thought it would be much more like a college graduation, with bands, balloons and semi-bawdy speech.