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Enchantment in New Orleans; Love for NYC
New York writer/reporter
Oysters on the half shell at Felix's were plump, sweet and salty. Felix's, a Restaurant and Oyster Bar,on Iberia St. in New Orleans was packed on a recent Saturday night, and the shuckers were busy, the line to get in stretched down a French Quarter half block.
State Rep. Jack Franks: Maybe Clifford Broke the Law?
Chief Operating Officer, Reboot Illinois
Ex-Metra CEO Alex Clifford might have had a duty to report to authorities the pressure he felt from House Speaker Michael Madigan and others to promote and hire certain workers. Madigan writes laws and doesn't break them.
More patronage outrage from Metra scandal
Editor of Reboot Illinois
Crime, debt, flight = Detroit? Not to a Chicago cartoonist
Editor of Reboot Illinois
Building to Spring
President, Rebuilding Together Alexandria
The fluctuating temperatures may make it difficult to tell that it's spring. That's why some locals peg spring's arrival to the blossoms, but here in Alexandria, we know it's tied to National Rebuilding Day -- the ultimate sign of renewal and revitalization.
Light Rail Still Waiting For Federal Funding
CTA Budget Woes: No Fare Hikes For 2011, More Dunkin Donuts And Ad Space
CTA Cuts 54 Jobs, Saves $15 Million; No Word On Fare Hikes
Up the River
Actor, comedian, composer and musician
It's Good Friday and I'm going up the river to Sing Sing.
, a play I had performed in Chicago and New York, is being staged as part of a program called Rehabilitation Through the Arts. I'm going to meet the cast.
Republicans Cry Foul As Madigan's Son-In-Law Gets Hired As RTA Lobbyist
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How Dubai Came Through 2010
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Riding While Dead: Widespread Abuse Discovered In RTA's 'Seniors Ride Free' Program
CTA Free Rides For Seniors: Senate Votes 57-0 To Restrict Free Rides By Income
CTA Free Rides For Seniors May Still Get Scaled Back In New Bill
New Orleans Mayoral Candidate Blocks Streetcar Line With Wheelchair
New Orleans writer, music person
Metra's Higher Fares To Take Effect Feb. 1
Chicago Transit at a Crossroads
The CTA doomsday budget, even if it doesn't come to pass, has done a great service by showing the city the inevitable future. Service has been trending downward for decades.
Quinn Open To Ending Automatic Free Rides For Seniors
RTA: End Free Rides For All Seniors
Transit Agencies To Fight Over $414 Million In Stimulus Funds
What Should Be On Illinois' Transportation Projects Wish List?
Free Public Transit Rides For Low-Income Disabled
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