Bringing food, flowers and family fun to area residents, Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will debut its rebranded “Chicago City Markets presented by Country Financial” at multiple downtown venues beginning in May.
The St. Louis Lambert International Airport Commission recently voted to award a three-year cleaning contract worth $14.74 million to United Maintenance Co., a Chicago firm that had been disqualified due to concerns over its president’s alleged ties to organized crime.
Five Midwestern journalists who investigated police work, jail deaths and the treatment of the disabled were named as finalists for the 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting recently.
Chicago has failed to develop a strategy regarding affordable housing development, required no land for such housing in ideal areas in the last decade, and can't explain what happened to $4.5 million earmarked for construction of affordable housing units, an audit revealed recently.
Edzo’s Burger Shop in Evanston is no longer just a burger joint: It's part of a "sanctuary" movement across the nation aimed at providing a safe and tolerant environment for employees and customers alike.
When the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) scheduled a strike vote earlier this year, many viewed the move as another tactic orchestrated by the union to prevent Gov. Bruce Rauner from imposing his last, best offer.
Sponsoring webinars on electric car fast-charging startups during February, Chicago’s Department of Transportation recently announced two online events — slated for 10 a.m. on both Feb. 23 and Feb. 28 — underscoring its commitment to green transportation.
The city council recently gave the official go-ahead for the development of a $42.5 million commercial project in the West Side’s North Lawndale area, nearby the Loop, UI and other major local points of interest.
Chosen for her extensive business, government and human services experience, former Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger was named deputy governor today by Gov. Bruce Rauner in order to support conquering the state’s financial ordeals.
Garnering kudos from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA), the city of Galesburg recently received a Certificate of Achievement for its fiscal year 2015 annual report — the sector’s highest honor.
Under the state’s Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) auspices, Illinois’ Office of Trade and Investment has been awarded $850,000 in federal funding to promote small-business growth with an emphasis on expanding exports.
Prompt pickups and professionalism have earned one local cab driver — singled out by popular vote from among 12 finalists — a prestigious title, a free medallion and a chance to continue excellent service in the Chicagoland area.