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City's Island Venue Could Get Major Boost By Summer

Posted 03.19.2013 | Chicago

A new expansion has been proposed for Northerly Island — the stunning-yet-underused gem on Chicago's lakefront — that could transform the park spa...

Democracy Is Not a Tragedy

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kelly Kleiman

Rahm Emanuel's decision to return to Chicago reflects the most troubling aspect of Chicago politics: the notion that the city needs a dictator and the only important challenge is finding a new one.

With Daley Retirement, Meigs Field Enthusiasts Getting Their Hopes Up

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With Mayor Richard Daley set to leave office, it's time to bring back Meigs Field, according to private pilots who still bemoan the shutdown of the la...

Mayor Daley: Failing Chicago Schools A 'Major Achievement'?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CBS reporter Mike Flannery proved this week that you can learn a lot by riding alongside Mayor Daley in his town car for a while--like the fact that t...

Mayor Daley, Harrison Ford Exchange Shots | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley says Harrison Ford should keep his trap shut about the 7-years-old shuttering of lakefront airport Meigs Field....

The Onion's Timeline Of Illinois Corruption

The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The controversy surrounding Illinois senator Roland Burris is only the latest chapter in a long history of political corruption in the Land of Lincoln...