Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 1, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Summer Slideshow, First Fridays in Andersonville, State Education Funding Update, Labor Day, and more! September 1, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Thank you for helping to make this a fun and safe summer in the 48th Ward. Please see our annual summer video below, highlighting this year’s many fun events (click on image). […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 25, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Swift Night at Veranda on Thorndale, Children’s Peace Walk, Outdoor Movies, Berger Park Ice Cream Social, Back to School Celebration, and more! August 25, 2017 Dear Neighbor: It has been a fantastic summer in the 48th Ward. Class has begun at some of the schools in our community, and all of […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 18, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Remarks on Charlottesville, 48th Ward Bike Drive, Bike to Books Family Bike Ride, Thank You to 48th Ward Interns, Safe Eclipse Viewing, and more! August 18, 2017 Dear Neighbor: This has been a difficult week for our country in the wake of the hatred, racism, and violence that was unleashed […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 11, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman:48th Ward Bike Drive, Kenmore Plaza Grand Re-opening, Uptown Saturday Nights, Arts in the Ward, Swedish Water Tower, and more! August 11, 2017 Dear Neighbor: This week I launched the first 48th Ward Bike Drive to benefit youth in our community. My office will be collecting donations of gently used bikes, […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 4, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: National Night Out, EdgeFest, Andersonville Community Dinner, Edgewater Night Out, and more! August 4, 2017 Dear Neighbor: This past Tuesday, our community joined with communities around our city and country to celebrate National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual event where communities rally together with police against violence. Hundreds of […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – July 28, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Dog Park is Open, National Night Out, Andersonville Sidewalk Sale, City Council Updates, Fun Events in the Ward this Weekend, and more! July 28, 2017 Dear Neighbor: I am happy to share that there is a new dog park in the 48th Ward. Rising lake levels destroyed a dog beach at […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – July 14, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Public Safety, Edgewater Night Out, St. Ita’s Tastes of Summer, Welcome Pop Hair Salon, Dog Park Update, and more! July 14, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Public safety is my number one priority as alderman. My office works closely with the Chicago Police Department to address safety issues within our community. In […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – July 7, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Edgewater Greek Fest, Andersonville First Fridays, Chicago Ride for AIDS, and more! July 7, 2017 Dear Neighbor: This weekend hundreds of dedicated cyclists will participate in the Ride for AIDS Chicago, a 2-day, 200-mile ride benefiting Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN). This critical event brings together those living with HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 30, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: CAPS Night Out, Argyle Night Market, Uptown Ribfest, 1436 W. Berwyn Update, Fourth of July, and more! June 30, 2017 Dear Neighbor: This week we kicked off our summer schedule with CAPS Night Out. We had over 100 people come out to Buttercup Park and to Swift School Playground. These events […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 16, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: School Year Wrap-Up, SENN-Sational, Dining Out for Swift at Flaco’s Tacos, CDOT Pilot Neighborhood Network Program, and Happy Father’s Day June 16, 2017 Dear Neighbor: School is almost out for the summer. The success of our local schools is critical to the safety, stability, and vibrancy of our community. This […]

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