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Risky business: Your City Treasurer vote can affect your wallet

Date: 
02/18/2019
MoneyWallet

As a City of Chicago resident, casting your ballot for City Treasurer is of vital importance to your wallet and the fiscal health of the City. 

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Arts

Artists agree: "All Politics Are Local"...Do you?

Date: 
02/16/2019
AllPolitics

A visit to All Politics Are Local at Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave., can make you feel some pain or anger, have you ponder, smile and even laugh…after all, it's Chicago, it's winter and the political chaos is over the top in Chi Town right now. 

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Resident News

Moreno's campaign sign defies permit review action in Milwaukee Avenue Historic District

Date: 
02/15/2019
MorenoSignDay

UPDATE:
"The sign company told my campaign that there is no permit requirement for a protected political speech display that does not have any commercial message," says Moreno.

Note: The main issue is that there should not be a vinyl sign on that historic building.

Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno, has a large illegal political advertisement hanging in the Milwaukee Ave. Historic Landmark District where the Chicago Permit Review Committee denied such signage at their Jan. 10 meeting.

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Around and About

Merging Halloween and Valentine's or something more sinister?

Date: 
02/15/2019
CupidSkel

At first glance this Humboldt Park Valentine's "decoration" appears to convey some possible confusion about what holiday it is.

Former Congressman Gutierrez released from hospital

Date: 
02/15/2019
2018Gutierrez

After about a week in the hospital, former Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez was able to celebrate Valentine's Day at home.

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Transportation

Blue Line service changes through February 20

Date: 
02/15/2019
UnderTrkSounds

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) suggests allowing extra travel time when they are doing maintenance along the Blue Line tracks.

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Police News

Woman missing from West Town Community area

Date: 
02/11/2019
NBonet

Nancy Bonet, 58, is missing from the 2200 block of W. Division St. She is also known to frequent the 2900 block of W. North Ave. 

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Robberies on side streets in Wicker Park and Ukrainian Village

Date: 
02/09/2019
GunPic

Two people were robbed while walking down a side street in Ukrainian Village (12th Police District) and Wicker Park (14th Police District) on Feb. 1. 

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Missing teen in West Town area

Date: 
02/08/2019
TSlater

A 15 year-old girl, Teandah Slater, from the 1000 block of N. Milwaukee Ave., is missing, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

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Residential Orgs

Ten candidates face four community groups in West Town

Date: 
02/11/2019
MikeQuigley

Informative chunks of knowledge were presented by ten candidates at an event sponsored by Chicago Grand Neighbors Association (CGNA), East Village Association (EVA), Smith Park Neighborhood Alliance (SPNA), Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Association (UVNA) and West Town Neighbors Association (WTNA) at Roots Pizza,

Food

Warning: fish recall from USDA

Date: 
02/05/2019
SheatFish1

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a recall for California's Richwell Group, Inc.'s Maxfield Seafood Sheat fish.

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Robocalls

CUB responds to "Passionate" Robocall haters

Date: 
01/29/2019
CUBCellphone

With more than 1,500 responses to their call for petition signatures against robocalls, Citizen's Utility Board (CUB) has taken more action. 

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