Weigh In On Mayor’s 2018 Budget At 47th Ward Town Halls

The mayor's proposed 2018 budget will be outlined at a pair of town hall meetings. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Ted Cox NORTH CENTER — From hiking fees on ride share services to nixing the city's amusement tax on tickets sold at mid-sized venue, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed 2018 budget includes line

Ald. Cappleman Advocates For Tiny Homes For Chicago’s Homeless

[embedded content] UPTOWN — Despite a complicated relationship with homeless residents in his 46th Ward, Ald. James Cappleman has been tapped as the voice of a campaign to build tiny homes for people now living on the street. Recently, the alderman appeared as a spokesman in a video for Bootstrap Villages, which aims to

Trick-Or-Treat Walk Returns To Mount Greenwood This Afternoon

The Mount Greenwood Chamber of Commerce will host a Trick-or-Treat Walk from 2-5 p.m. today. Businesses within the 111th Street shopping district will distribute candy and treats. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Supplied Photo MOUNT GREENWOOD — The Mount Greenwood Chamber of Commerce will host its 22nd annual Trick-or-Treat Walk from 2-5

Uptown’s J.J. Peppers Closes Up Shop

J.J. Peppers Food Store, 4800 N. Sheridan Road, has now closed. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Josh McGhee UPTOWN — J.J. Peppers closed Friday in Uptown. The store at 4800 N. Sheridan Road was dark and emptied out with a red sign on the door stating "sorry, we're closed." Neighborhood Blog Uptown Update reported

Chicago Commute Is 3rd Longest, But Less Stressful Than In Many Cities

CHICAGO — Chicago workers have some of the longest commutes, but the good news is the commutes aren't as stressful as in other metro areas in the United States. With an average round-trip commute time of 58.5 minutes, Chicago has the third-longest commute, according to a study by staffing firm Robert