Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – July 20, 2018

July 20, 2018 Dear neighbor, We are fortunate to live in a very diverse community. Our neighbors come from different walks of life, races, sexual orientations, countries of origin, income levels, ages, and faiths. It is this diversity that is the strength of our community and makes it a special place to live, work, or go […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – July 6, 2018

Dear neighbor, I hope you all enjoyed the 4th of July and the fireworks that were a little loud around our community. Last night was our successful kick-off to our Argyle Night Market. Despite an early rain we had over 3,000 people out to enjoy local vendors, live entertainment and great food. Please take the opportunity […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 29, 2018

Dear neighbor, Today Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jam Productions will announce a historic redevelopment agreement for the renovation and reopening of the Uptown Theater. The proposed $75 million dollar renovation will bring back to life this amazing theater and live music venue. This redevelopment project, when completed, will provide a significant cultural and economic boost […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 22, 2018

Dear neighbor, This is a special time of year in our community and throughout the country as together we celebrate LGBTQ Pride, Love, and Equality. Our pride is on display throughout the year, as we are one of the top LGBTQ neighborhoods in the country. I want to thank all of our many LGBTQ neighbors, […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 15, 2018

Dear neighbor, This has been another successful year for all of the schools in our community, as they continue to excel and improve in educating their students. The schools in our community continue to do an outstanding job in educating and preparing our youth. I specifically want to congratulate all the student graduates from 8th […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 8, 2018

Dear neighbor, Protecting the safety and well being of students of Chicago Public Schools is a critical and absolute priority for all those involved in Chicago Public Schools and city government. This week, in a series of articles the Chicago Tribune reported on many cases of sexual assault and abuse of CPS students by individuals […]

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Weekly Update from the Alderman – June 1, 2018

  Dear neighbor, Today we welcomed an outstanding new business to Bryn Mawr with the opening of Edgewater Playhouse. Edgewater Playhouse at 1048 W. West Bryn Mawr is owned and operated by Jessica Skipitaris, who taught gymnastics at the Broadway Armory for many years. The business offers tumbling, gymnastics, and active play for kids from […]

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Weekly Update from the Alderman – May 25, 2018

Dear Neighbor, On Monday our community suffered a deep loss with the passing of former Alderman Marion Kennedy Volini. Marion served as Alderman of the 48th Ward from 1978 to 1987. Marion’s vision and leadership brought neighbors together to work for a better, safer neighborhood for all. We are indebted to Marion for her many […]

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Weekly Update for the Alderman – May 18, 2018

Dear Neighbor, Last night, I held a public safety meeting with 20th District Police Commander Sean Loughran and 24th District Police Commander Roberto Nieves, where we discussed ongoing safety issues in our community. Both commanders outlined their efforts to address summer safety concerns and the crime in our community. Also, both districts will have additional bike patrols for the […]

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Weekly Update for the Alderman – May 11, 2018

 May 11, 2018 Dear Neighbor, This Teacher Appreciation Week I want to take the time to thank the outstanding teachers in our community who put constant effort into helping our students become great individuals. These teachers make a big impact in the lives of the children in our community and city. I truly appreciate how they […]

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