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Do-it-yourself car repair shop planned for Montrose-Cicero site

by BRIAN NADIG A former manufacturing plant at 4739 W. Montrose Ave. is being converted into a do-it-yourself car repair shop. Too often residents in the city have to work on their

Local Crime from 16th District 9-21-2016

A MAN WAS shot at about 4:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in the 3600 block of North Harlem Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police. Officers who responded to a report

McAuliffe campaign may spend $2 million in race

by RUSS STEWART This week, two mini-columns on developments in the brutal and increasingly expensive McAuliffe-Marwig contest and on how the “race card” foiled the bid of former 38th Ward alderman Tom

Alderman seeks to remove limits on rush hour parking

by BRIAN NADIG A proposal to lift the rush-hour parking restrictions on Bryn Mawr Avenue between Milwaukee Avenue and Northwest Highway is intended to improve pedestrian and traffic safety near Hitch School.

Alderman supports proposal for homes on vacant parcel

by BRIAN NADIG Alderman John Arena (45th) is supporting a plan to build two homes on a vacant parcel at 6223-27 W. Gregory St. The street forms a frontage road south of

Zoning board approves mosque for Elston-Lawrence site

by BRIAN NADIG The Zoning Board of Appeals at its Sept. 16 meeting approved a plan to open a mosque near the Elston-Lawrence intersection, where another mosque has been operating in a