Latest ‘Newsletters’

48th Ward Weekly Update- August 6, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserAugust 6, 2021 Dear Neighbor, There is a lot going on in Uptown this weekend: from art to community runs to yard sales! Today Uptown United and the Uptown Chamber of Commerce kick off Uptown Art Week, which runs from August 6-15. This neighborhood-wide initiative includes self-guided tours […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – July 30, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJuly 30, 2021 Dear Neighbor, This is a great weekend to live in the 48th Ward, because there is plenty happening within walking distance — no need to battle the Lollapalooza crowds on the roads or buses and trains! The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is hosting their annual […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – July 23, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJuly 23, 2021 Dear Neighbor, On Wednesday, the City Council passed the Empowering Communities for Public Safety (ECPS) ordinance, a long overdue and historic ordinance that creates a civilian oversight board of the Chicago Police Department with the establishment of the Community Commission for Public Safety and […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- July 16, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJuly 16, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Crews on the CTA Red Purple Modernization project began demolition of the 100+ year-old viaducts this week at Ardmore. This weekend Hollywood Ave. will be closed between Broadway and Winthrop to allow crews to begin demolition on the viaduct. This will be an […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- July 9, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJuly 9, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Last weekend our city experienced devastating levels of gun violence, with more than 100 people shot including children, a CPS principal and his daughter, and police officers and ATF agents. This violence affects our entire city, and our hearts are with those who […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- July 2, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJuly 2, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Yesterday around 11:50am officers from the 24th district responded to a call of a suspicious person at a building on the 6000 block of N. Kenmore. When police arrived on the scene, officers discovered that two individuals had sustained injuries due to a battery. […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- June 25, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJune 25, 2021 Dear Neighbor, My office had the joy of starting our week with a number of celebrations:On Saturday we joined Metropolis Coffee for their Grand Reopening of their Granville cafe. The team at Metropolis is excited to be back with new offerings.Monday marked the grand reopening […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – June 18, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJune 18, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Congratulations to our local graduates, teachers, principals, and other school staff. This morning Goudy Elementary School held their graduation ceremony on their soccer field and our new State Senator Mike Simmons gave a moving keynote speech. Peirce Elementary 8th graders also graduated today. […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- June 11, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJune 11, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Please join me in congratulating Senn High School students on the end of their school year, and especially to the seniors who are graduating today. If you haven’t already seen or heard, WBEZ put together a nice piece about the Senn High School Prom last […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- June 4, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJune 4, 2021 Dear Neighbor, June is Pride Month, which is always been a special time in our community. The Andersonville, Edgewater, and Uptown communities have a great tradition of being inclusive neighborhoods for our LGBTQIA+ neighbors. Our community boasts dozens of queer-owned and operated independent businesses, including […]

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