As an aldermanic candidate who won office in 2007 in part on an anti-developer campaign, 2nd Ward leader Robert Fioretti last week missed the mark with his Homebuyers Bill of Rights as a balanced answer to hundreds of his now-displaced constituents, who have lost access to affordable housing as gentrification ran through his ward.
Chicago Bears need to step up
Chicago Public Schools and Chief Executive Officer Ron Huberman must be more open with parents and neighborhood leaders seeking solutions at their neighborhood schools.
Help rebuild it
After 14 seasons of Summer Dance, the large public outdoor dance floor in Grant Park, near the corner of Michigan Avenue and Harrison Street, is in need of replacement.
Two sides, one coin
The issues surrounding parental and neighborhood school choice complaints in the 2nd and 25th Wards are complex and not exactly new. As middle to upper income families moved into University Village they outpaced neighborhood access to two magnet schools offering the quality of education desired.
CPS jettisons decades of experience at Galileo
Chicago Public Schools' refusal to add acting Galileo Scholastic Academy of Math and Science principal Blanca Miarka to an eligibility list to compete for the job permanently should be reconsidered.
New designs show improvement