The Congress Parkway bridge over the river finally re-opened a few weeks ago. If you’re like most of the thousands of people who drive it every day, you probably don’t realize the bridge is officially named for Clarence Wagner.
Listen to John Schmidt talk about street names on Eight Forty-Eight Every so often, you'll hear a visitor to our city ask for directions to Madison Avenue. This will make a true Chicagoan's blood boil.
Illinois lawmakers are likely to cut their pay when they return to the state Capitol for a brief session focused on public works projects. The House has already approved legislation requiring lawmakers to take 12 unpaid furlough days and give up their annual cost-of-living increase.