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DePaul Whole Foods now open

Despite cold temperatures, more than 50 people lined up along Sheffield Avenue this morning waiting for the Whole Foods DePaul location to officially open. With space heaters lining the sidewalk, guests waited to be some of the first customers in the highly-anticipated store that sat empty for more than a year after Dominick’s closed at […]

Kramer proud of campaign despite loss in 43rd Ward

In a heated race for the Alderman seat in Lincoln Park’s 43rd Ward, first-time candidate Jennifer “Jen” Kramer couldn’t get enough votes to bring her to a potential runoff. At her election night party, a room with more than 60 people including family, campaign volunteers and friends gathered to show their support. Racing for the 43rd alderman position, […]

Garcia’s grassroots efforts gain enough votes for mayoral runoff

A diverse crowd hailed the grassroots effort that they said helped Garcia rein in 33.9 percent of the vote for a runoff against incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel Tuesday night in Chicago’s mayoral election. The results, announced shortly after 9 p.m. fulfilled the hopes of Garcia supporters who hoped for the April 7 runoff against Emanuel. […]