The Chicago Housing Authority is looking for new leadership. On Tuesday, CEO Lewis Jordan stepped down amid scrutiny over the way he used a city credit card. Jordan wrote to CHA board Chairman Jim Reynolds, saying the issue was becoming a "impediment" to his job performance.
The summer season may not yet be official, but Memorial Day Weekend had plenty of folks arriving and departing. That was the theme throughout the month of May. Chicago's new Mayor Rahm Emanuel arrived at City Hall and Oprah departed, leaving a huge vacancy in Chicago’s field of media queens.
On Thursday, fashionistas of all stripes made their way to Millennium Park. They were there for The Walk, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s annual fashion show. It was the largest show in The Walk’s 77-year history.
On April 5, 1986, Libyan agents bombed a Berlin disco frequented by U.S. soldiers. Two Americans were killed and more than 50 servicemen were injured. Several days later President Ronald Reagan ordered a series of airstrikes on Libya.
Most of Eight Forty-Eight's guests for The Weekly Guide are pretty well-rounded. When Natalie Moore isn’t reporting on Chicago’s South Side, she’s writing books, signing books, or sometimes teaching or mentoring.In other words, her work card is full!