Latest ‘Newsletters’

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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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 9, 2017

  Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Midsommarfest, Glenwood Greenway Community Bike Ride, Senn High School Graduation, and more! June 9, 2017 Dear Neighbor: We are looking forward to another festive weekend in the ward, with Midsommarfest kicking off today at 5pm. Last weekend served as a great kick-off to summer in our neighborhood. Thank you […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 2, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Welcome Gordo’s, 48th Ward Summer Kick-Off Tomorrow, State of Edgewater, and North Terminus Lake Shore Drive Community Meeting June 2, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Just in time for summer, we welcomed a new ice cream shop to the community yesterday. Gordo’s, a sister business to Flaco’s Tacos (1120 W. Granville), features […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – May 26, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Public Safety, Thank You Officer Flisk, Impeachment Resolution, Bike the Drive, Happy Memorial Day, and more! May 26, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Thank you to the many neighbors who joined us earlier this week for the annual Police Commanders Town Hall Meeting at the Broadway Armory. We were joined by 20th […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – May 19, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: On the Table, Police Commanders Meeting, Retail Opportunity Tour, Weekend Events, 1436 W. Berwyn Update, and more! May 19, 2017 Dear Neighbor: On Tuesday, my office hosted five conversations throughout the ward addressing issues related to Public Safety, Senior Citizens, Economic Development, Youth, and Education. As part of the Chicago […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – May 12, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Teen Hub Community Feedback, Welcome to pHlour, 1436 W. Berwyn Update, Glenwood Ave. Bike Lane, Happy Mother’s Day May 12, 2017 Dear Neighbor: It is critical for us, as a community and city, to provide positive opportunities for teenagers in our neighborhood and city. Last Friday my office, in partnership with […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – May 5, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Celebrating 140 Years at Sacred Heart, Welcoming TekkEez, Teen Night at the Armory, CTA Meeting, Upcoming Events, and more! May 5, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Earlier this week I joined with students, faculty, community and administrators from Sacred Heart Schools to celebrate their 140th anniversary. The celebration included an inter-faith service, […]

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