South Side Irish Parade After a two-year sabbatical, the South Side Irish Parade is back, promising beefed up security and a return to its family friendly roots. While Rahm has given the thumbs up for its return, others, including Alderman Matt O’Shea, have criticized the new security measures as “sorely lacking,” according to the Chicago […]
Proposal to make ‘alderman’ neutral fails, even among female council membersThe terms “firefighter” and “police officer” have replaced “fireman” and “policeman.” But as far as Evanston’s City Council goes, the title “alderman” is here to stay.
*The crime drama, “The Chicago Code,” starring Jennifer Beals as the first female head of the Chicago Police Dept. and Delroy Lindo as a corrupt-yet-popular alderman, has been cancelled by Fox and will not be on the schedule when the network unveils its fall lineup on Monday, news outlets reported this morning. “Fox suits loved […]
Roles of Ald. O’Connor, Harris could be expandedChicago’s most powerful alderman would keep control of the influential Finance Committee under a City Council reorganization that could be announced next week, according to sources familiar with the stil…