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No racist repeat in mayoral campaign

As the 38th Ward aldermanic candidate forum began Wednesday evening, I noted from my moderator's vantage point that there wasn't a single black face among the more than 100 spectators in the gym at St. Pascal School.

Don't Like Your Choices? Even Write-In Might Not Be an Option

If having a lot of choices is your thing, you may be jealous of me. The 38th Ward, where I live, will have seven candidates on the ballot for alderman. We have nothing on the 24th Ward, where 10 candidates...

Reminder, Two 46th Ward Alderman Forums A Week From Today

Get more informed before Election Day! Meet the incumbent and two challengers for the office of 46th Ward alderman at two events next Thursday. Buena Park Neighbors presents its Meet the 46th Ward Aldermanic Candidates event on January 22 at 7pm at The Holiday Club at 4000 N. Show More Summary

An Interview With Ted Williams III – Chicago’s 9th Ward Aldermanic Candidate

Ted Williams III, Chicago's 9th ward aldermanic candidate found the time to talk with Chocolatecity.cc.

Candidate Steps In It

Couldn't find an actual officer to pose, so they make one up : The Fraternal Order of Police is crying foul over a direct mail piece distributed by a candidate for 2nd Ward alderman that shows a campaign staffer impersonating a Chicago...Show More Summary

Up Close and Personal With Your Aldermanic Candidates

Hey, have you heard, there's an aldermanic election coming up? In just about a month and a half, voters in the 46th Ward will choose between three candidates, and voters in the 47th Ward will choose between two. In the 48th, Harry Osterman...Show More Summary

Meet The 46th Ward Candidates (Twice) On January 22nd

From Business Partners - The Chamber For Uptown:"Join us for a "Meet the Candidates" luncheon for the 46th Ward aldermanic election. The event will focus on economic development in the ward and will include candidates James Cappleman, Amy Crawford and Denice Davis. Show More Summary

This Video Highlights What's Wrong In The 9th Ward

This video has high-production values, a moody tone and a damning indictment of an incumbent alderman that makes this a must-watch. [ more › ]

Eat, Drink, Schmooze: Meet the 46th Ward Candidates Event Presented By BPN

From BPN's most recent monthly newsletter:The Buena Park Neighbors Association will hold a Meet the 46th Ward Aldermanic Candidates event on January 22 at 7:00 p.m. at The Holiday Club at 4000 N. Sheridan Rd.Attendees will hear 46thShow More Summary

Extra Extra: Remembering Bernie Stone

Mick Dumke remembers the late 50th Ward alderman for the colorful man he was. [ more › ]

Former Chicago Alderman Bernie Stone dead at 87

Former Ald. Bernard Stone, who represented Chicago's 50th Ward for nearly four decades, has died at the age of 87, according to his family.

Former Alderman Bernard Stone Dies At Age 87

The colorful former 50th Ward alderman served nearly 40 years in City Council. [ more › ]

Helen In The Headlines

Nearly four years after she stepped out of the alderman's office, former 46th Ward alderman Helen Shiller is still making headlines.In sum: One of Uptown's three aldermen, Ameya Pawar (47th Ward), is trying to kickstart a bit of reform...Show More Summary

Ballots Are Set For Aldermanic Races

Ready, Set, Go!Unlike four years ago, when a massive number of appeals were filed in the three wards' aldermanic races, there were no challenges or objections to any of the nominating petitions of candidates running for alderman in Uptown.While...Show More Summary

Another Candidate Enters The 47th Ward Aldermanic Race

It looks like Ald. Pawar may have some competition. Businessman Rory Fiedler has announced his candidacy for 47th Ward alderman. He says on his campaign website, "I am a lifelong resident of the area, attending Queen of Angels Grammar School and Lane Tech High School. Show More Summary

Another Candidate Joins the 46th Ward Aldermanic Race

A third declared candidate has entered the 46th Ward aldermanic race. An Uptown resident, Amy Crawford is a partner with the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis and on the board of North Side Community Federal Credit Union. You can read more about her at her campaign website, AmyFor46.wordpress.com. Show More Summary

Alderman to change or cancel Wicker Park Christmas Crawl

UPDATE: RedEye has received a statement from the offices of the 1st Ward and Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno.  "Earlier today, we saw the story the RedEye posted. Since then, we've heard from the local community, from the bar owners to the police and at this point, our decision is to change the event or get rid of it altogether. Show More Summary

Fioretti: Announcement On Mayoral Run By End Of Week

The 2nd Ward Alderman could end the suspense on whether he'll challenge Rahm Emanuel. [ more › ]

State Street Resurfacing to Be Completed in Time for the Marathon

Looking North on State Street from Randolph. Photo credit: Becky Schultz On Wednesday morning, the Chicago Loop Alliance and the Office of 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly held a community meeting to provide Loop stakeholders, business owners, and residents with...

Balcer stepping down from council; Daley nephew in running as replacement

The longtime alderman from the ancestral Southwest Side ward of the Daley clan is retiring, which leaves an opening for a third-generation Daley to run for the Chicago City Council seat with his family’s backing.

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