Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 6. 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Edgewater Theatre District Passport, Smoke Detectors, Overture Project Meeting, and New Recycling Ordinance January 6, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Thank you to all the neighbors who joined me on Wednesday evening for 48th Ward Night with Loyola University Men’s Basketball. It was a great game, and Loyola defeated Northern Iowa University. And […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – Highlights from 2016

News from the 48th Ward: Highlights from 2016 View this email in your browser December 30, 2016 Dear Neighbor:As we look back at 2016, it was a challenging year for our country, state, and city. Despite the challenges, our 48th Ward community continued to move forward in a positive way. We celebrated the opening of over […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – December 16, 2016

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Legal Protection Fund for undocumented neighbors, Goudy students visit City Hall, Orange Shoe Fitness, Holiday Showcase, and more! December 16, 2016 Dear Neighbor: This week City Council voted to approve a $1.3 million Legal Protection Fund in partnership with the National Immigrant Justice Center to assist thousands of immigrants and refugees […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – December 9, 2016

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Big Chicks Street Dedication, #shopedgewater, Swift Coat Drive, and more! December 9, 2016 Dear Neighbor: Today we unveiled a street dedication on Sheridan Road for Big Chicks in honor of their 30th anniversary. Big Chicks, 5024 N. Sheridan, has been a community institution for the last 30 years. Led by the […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – December 2, 2016

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Transit TIF approved, Mango Pickle, and Late Night Andersonville December 2, 2016 Dear Neighbor: On Wednesday, my colleagues and I voted unanimously to approve the creation of a Transit TIF (Tax Increment Financing) district. The Transit TIF is expected to generate over $622M over the course of 35 years, providing the […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – November 25, 2016

  Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Small Business Saturday, Winter Coat Drives, School News, and more! Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   November 25, 2016 Dear Neighbor: I hope everyone had a happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving. Thank you to everyone who joined us last Sunday at the Uptown Bar […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – November 18, 2016

    Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Uptown Bar Hop for McCutcheon, Chicago Sanctuary City, and Development news Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. November 18, 2016 Dear Neighbor: This weekend, Edgewater Community Religious Association (ECRA) will host the Annual Inter-faith Thanksgiving service, celebrating the diversity in our community. This wonderful […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – November 11, 2016

November 11, 2016 Dear Neighbor: Congratulations to Tammy Duckworth, Susana Mendoza, Heather Steans, Kelly Cassidy, and Jan Schakowsky on their victories this week. Thank you to everyone who voted, and to those who served as election judges. This was a difficult election season for many people. Our community is built on diversity and inclusiveness, and that […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – November 4, 2016

    Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Cubs’ Victory, Argyle Ribbon Cutting, Swedish American Museum turns 40, and more! Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. November 4, 2016 Dear Neighbor: Please join me in congratulating the Chicago Cubs on their historic victory on Wednesday night! The joy and Chicago pride […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – October 28, 2016

    Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Glenwood Ave. Bike Lane, Halloween, Go Cubs! Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. October 28, 2016 Dear Neighbor: We have an exciting weekend in the community ahead of us, with the Cubs looking to win the World Series and a number of Halloween […]

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