Latest ‘Newsletters’

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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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – April 28, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Arbor Day Celebration at Swift School, Peirce Day at Hopleaf, Uptown Partners with Groupon, and more! April 28, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Thank you to everyone who participated in our annual 48th Ward Clean and Green Day last Saturday. We had over 200 volunteers supporting efforts at over 10 sites throughout […]

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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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