Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – April 21, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Supporting neighborhood schools, Teen job drive, Clean and Green, Community Policing Town Hall, and more! April 21, 2017 Dear Neighbor: With uncertainty about funding for Chicago Public Schools, I have been reaching out to the community to step up and support our neighborhood schools. Last night the Edgewater Uptown Builders Association […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – April 14, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: New Restaurant on Argyle, Family-friendly Events in the Ward this Weekend, Edgewater Theatre Panel, and more! April 14, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Last week our office and the team from Uptown United welcomed a new restaurant to the Argyle District. Cafe Ciat, 1046 W. Argyle, serves banh mi sandwiches, pho, and offers […]

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Weekly Update from your Alderman – April 7, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Mayor Emanuel visits Senn High School, Edge of Sweetness Grand Opening, Patio Beef Celebrates 35 Years, Crews Break Ground at Senn Playground, and more! April 7, 2017 Dear Neighbor: On Tuesday, Mayor Emanuel visited Senn High School and had a chance to meet with Principal Mary Beck and meet and […]

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Weekly Update from your Alderman – March 31, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Sara Dinges is back!, Andersonville events, Honoring Ed Kuske, City Council updates, and more! March 31, 2017 Dear Neighbor: She’s Back! Yesterday the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and Andersonville Sustainable Community Alliance announced that Sara Dinges is returning to the community to serve as Executive Director of both organizations. This […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 24, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: More good news from Senn High School, Arts events this weekend, and more! March 24, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Last week we shared a video highlighting Senn High School and my ongoing partnership with the school. This week, Senn Principal Mary Beck saw her Freshman enrollment numbers for the upcoming 2017-2018 […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 17, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Senior Fair recap, Senn High School Successes, Youth Employment Opportunities, and more! March 17, 2017 Dear Neighbor: A big thank you to all of the vendors and seniors who braved Monday’s snow to attend our 17th Annual 48th Ward Senior Wellness Fair. This year’s fair featured a record number of […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 10, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Remembering Miss Ollie, Senior Fair on Monday, 48th Ward Day at LUC Volleyball, Chicago Mosaic School Moves In, and more! March 10, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Congratulations to the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce on an incredibly successful International Dinner Crawl on Wednesday. Over 150 people attended the event, strolling along Broadway […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 3, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: NCA visits City Hall, Celebrating Edgewater’s Women-Owned Restaurants, Friends of Peirce Fundraiser, Save the Dates, and more! March 3, 2017 Dear Neighbor: On Monday this week I announced my support for a mixed-use development at 6145 N. Broadway. The development team has shown a commitment to working with the community, […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 24, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Swift School Fundraiser at Income Tax, Pilot Dog Park Moving Forward, City Funding for Youth Programming, Unity Game, and more! February 24, 2017 Dear Neighbor: On Wednesday evening, I had the honor of playing in the first McCormick Boys & Girls Club Unity Basketball Game. Amundsen student and Boys & […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 17, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Remembering Jan Baxter, Teen Center at the Broadway Armory, Dog Park Meeting, and more! February 17, 2017 Dear Neighbor: The weather forecast for the weekend is beautiful! Please go out and enjoy our community — take a walk to the lake and support one of the many wonderful local restaurants. […]

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