Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 4, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: National Night Out, EdgeFest, Andersonville Community Dinner, Edgewater Night Out, and more! August 4, 2017 Dear Neighbor: This past Tuesday, our community joined with communities around our city and country to celebrate National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual event where communities rally together with police against violence. Hundreds of […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – July 28, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Dog Park is Open, National Night Out, Andersonville Sidewalk Sale, City Council Updates, Fun Events in the Ward this Weekend, and more! July 28, 2017 Dear Neighbor: I am happy to share that there is a new dog park in the 48th Ward. Rising lake levels destroyed a dog beach at […]

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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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