Mayor touts Chicago's arts scene as a lure to young innovators; Neil Young also makes a pitch Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Michelle Boone double-teamed the city of Austin on Tuesday in what was essentially a daylong info-mercial for Chicago as a musical and cultural force.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Tuesday his time in the White House made him a better city leader and he could have been a better presidential aide if he had run a big city first.
With participation from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, the 2014 Polar Plunge raised over $1 million for Special Olympics Chicago. [ more › ]
This year's Chicago Polar Plunge, which featured Mayor Rahm Emanuel and "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon bounding into the icy waters of Lake Michigan, raised more than $1 million, Special Olympics Chicago announced today.The March...Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced five different approaches in the past two months aimed at smoothing over the scourge of potholes that pock Chicago streets. There's good reason the data-driven Emanuel has been fixated on crumbling pavement:...Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said at a news conference Monday the program will make it easier to park without the hassle of having to find a farebox and enter cash or a credit card [ more › ]
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today was out once again talking about the potholes that have become a scourge on Chicago streets, breaking out the term “strike team” to describe the crews that will fan out for repairs to the city's main thoroughfares.
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel claims that his brother Rahm--then-chief of staff at the White House, now mayor of Chicago--told him to "Shut the f--- up!" when he raised the topic of tort reform during internal administration debates on Obamacare. Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel called for a citywide audit of repaved streets in Chicago and whether slipshod work from private contractors contributed to the epidemic of potholes this winter after a senior alderman complained about the condition of a recently repaved section of street. [ more › ]
Mayor Rahm Emanuel had a highly visible evening Thursday, first talking big city politics with three other mayors and then appearing in living rooms across the country as the face of a new CNN documentary about Chicago.
The reviews are in, and CNN's Chicagoland from executive producer Robert Redford is every bit the love letter to Mayor Rahm Emanuel as expected. The LA Times, hardly a haven for right-leaning commentary, pulled no punches in its description of the eight-part reality series debuting at 10 p.m. Show More Summary
Eight months ago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised aldermen they could restore paid Sunday parking in their wards to help ensure local businesses thrive and residents were kept happy.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s idea of expanding Soldier Field was met with questions Wednesday about how the city would pay for added seats and whether it’s a prudent move given the city’s shaky finances.
Chicago wants to show it’s serious about being the next cold city to host an outdoor Super Bowl, and so the city is exploring its options for making Soldier Field bigger. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who strongly supports a Chicago Super Bowl, is working with the Chicago Park District, which operates Soldier Field, to explore the…
“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” This adage, attributed to Chicago Mayor and former Obama White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, seems especially apt regarding emergency legislation enacted by California lawmakers and signed into law last weekend by Governor Jerry Brown in response to the worst drought in recorded California history. That […]
It seems Rahm has access to the same fantasy money that Madigan has discovered: The Chicago Park District is exploring the possibility of expanding Soldier Field by 5,000 seats to bolster Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s long-shot bid to host the...Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in the very preliminary stages of looking at a 5,000-seat expansion of Soldier Field, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Instagram user Lauren German took this portrait of Chicago Fire star Taylor Kinney emerging from Lake Michigan's frigid waters in Sunday's Polar Bear Plunge. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jimmy Fallon also took part. With Kinney was co-star Jesse Spencer....
Wearing one of his Tonight Show suits and a tie, Jimmy Fallon took the plunge in freezing Lake Michigan waters Sunday morning, and it was all for a great cause. Fallon had asked Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to guest on his show. The politician agreed but only if Fallon would join him in the annual Polar Plunge, a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Show More Summary
Today's Chicago Sun-Times offers a laudatory front page profile of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's top adviser David Spielfogel: Spielfogel is not only the mayor’s intellectual match — without the ego to go with it — he’s the brains and execution behind...