Latest ‘Newsletters’

48th Ward Construction Update – September 27, 2021

48th Ward UpdateView this email in your browser  September 27, 2021 Dear Neighbor, This weekend our community lost a valued member due to COVID-19. A longtime employee of Sun Wah BBQ, Jose Ulises Evaristo Martinez (known as Spike), passed away last week. Many of us know Spike as the duck carver at Sun Wah. We send our […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – September 24, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserSeptember 24, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Congratulations to Senn High School Coach Susan Kenny and student athlete Kyla Hillman on their interview with Fox32 yesterday highlighting their new all girls Flag Football team. Click here to watch their news clip. This is the inaugural year for the sport at Senn, […]

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48th Ward Update- CTA RPM Meeting Tomorrow

48th Ward UpdateView this email in your browser  September 21, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Tomorrow night the CTA and Red Purple Modernization (RPM) team will host a virtual community meeting to share information about the next significant phase of the project. Crews have begun preparing to bring a massive piece of equipment, known as The Gantry, to […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – September 17, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserSeptember 17, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Congratulations to the Swedish American Museum, who is celebrating their 45th anniversary, and the 20th anniversary of their Brunck Children’s Museum of Immigration this weekend. The Swedish American Museum, led by Karin Moen Abercrombie and her team, has been an important cultural and […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – September 10, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserSeptember 10, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Congratulations to the team at Uptown United and Uptown Chamber of Commerce on a fantastic kick-off last night to their Argyle Night Music series. Having neighbors out on Argyle Street, supporting businesses, and enjoying music in the beautiful weather, is a special tradition […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – September 3, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserSeptember 3, 2021 Dear Neighbor, I hope students, teachers, principals, school staff, and parents all had a great first week back to school. Thank you to everyone who is working to ensure our students are safe this year. Seeing schools innovate to keep things safe and fun, like […]

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48th Ward Construction Update – August 30, 2021

48th Ward UpdateView this email in your browser August 30, 2021 Dear Neighbor, I hope all of our students, teachers, principals, and school staff had a happy return to school today. Thank you to everyone in the community for your patience on this morning’s commute as we all adjust to the new routine and new traffic patterns. […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – August 27, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser August 27, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Thank you to everyone who joined us on Wednesday evening on the Senn High School Lawn for our annual Back to School Celebration, co-sponsored by Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senator Mike Simmons, Representative Kelly Cassidy, and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Mariyana […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – August 20, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserAugust 20, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Yesterday I joined with thousands of Chicagoans, including many in law enforcement and other elected officials, to honor the life of fallen Chicago Police Officer Ella French. Our hearts continue to go out to her family, friends, and fellow officers, and we wish […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – August 13, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserAugust 13, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Yesterday I joined the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce for a double ribbon cutting on North Clark St., recognizing the re-opening of Helix Cafe and celebrating the opening of George’s Deep Dish. This is just one of many signs that this part of our […]

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