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New List Names Chicago as the 2nd Best City in the World

New List Names Chicago as the 2nd Best City in the World

A new list has been released naming Chicago as the second-best city in the world. More than 20,000 city-dwellers around the world, ranked the Windy City as the second-best place to enjoy the nightlife, arts and culture, food and drink, along with walkability, affordability, public transportation and so much more. Around 55% of the city’s […]

Chicago City Council Narrowly Passes Controversial Curfew Extension

Chicago City Council Narrowly Passes Controversial Curfew Extension

Despite protests from alderpeople, activists, and youth who will be affected by the change, Chicago’s city council passed a controversial measure pushing curfew for teens under 18 from 11 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday. The measure was passed in a close vote; with 30 in support and 19 against. At the end of a month […]

Chicago City Council Members Demand Answers From Police Superintendent Regarding Plans to Fight Crime This Summer

Chicago City Council Members Demand Answers From Police Superintendent Regarding Plans to Fight Crime This Summer

A group of Aldermen led by Ald. Raymond Lopez of the Back of the Yards neighborhood, rallied Monday to summon Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown and others from the Mayor’s office to present their specific plans to alleviate the rise in crime expected to occur this summer. With the month of May coming to an […]

Chicago Bally’s Casino Proposal Faces Scrutiny Before City Council Vote

The City of Chicago has weighed the idea of building a casino downtown or close to downtown for years now. Significant progress has been made in 2022 with the City Council’s Special Committee on the Chicago Casino, appointed by the Mayor’s administration, approving a proposal by Bally’s to build one on the Chicago River in […]

Chicago Native Actor Mike Hagerty Dies at Age 67

Chicago Native Actor Mike Hagerty Dies at Age 67

Chicago native actor Mike Hagerty died at age of 67.  His family announced his death on April 29, 2022. A day later his co-star, Bridget Everett, posted the sad news on social media. He was born on May 10, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois. The name he was given at birth was Michael Gerard Hagerty. He […]