The biggest economic news in Chicago this week may be what happens in politics.
On Tuesday voters in Chicago will choose almost a third of the city council. And for small business owners, that has big ramifications. They know their success can hinge on who their alderman is.
Updated At: 11:00 p.m. There were a number of tight North Side aldermanic contests, with runoffs to follow in April. Among the highlights are a virtual tie in the 46th Ward race to replace retiring Ald. Helen Schiller, and 83-year-old Ald.
(photo by AEM)The installation of my favorite store’s new sign, on Western near Lawrence. To my great sorrow I do not yet own anything purchased from this store, but if you invite me to your ball, this is where I will shop first.