Posts tagged "Chicago Public Radio"

Chicago's next female mayor

Madigan says she'll continue to serve as the state's Attorney General, but not as mayor.
Chicago’s first female mayor, Jane Byrne. The City of Chicago hasn’t had a female mayor since Jane Byrne was elected in 1979–the first and only woman to run Chicago. I was certain that when Mayor Richard M. Daley announced he wouldn’t seek an unprecedented 7th term, certainly plenty of women would join the fray of... Read more »

The Chicago Reporter returns to the airwaves Friday

The Reporter‘s Angela Caputo recently blogged about crime and violence on the South Side of Chicago. Publisher Alden Loury and Editor Kimbriell Kelly will take the conversation a step further on air from 10 a.m. to noon Friday on Vocalo, a division of Chicago Public Radio. Loury and Kelly will host a two-hour “public square”... Read more »

Forget a price war: Jewel and Dominick's could make money by just coming to the South Side

As local grocery store chains lower prices in an effort to lure more shoppers, many South Side residents spend billions of dollars elsewhere because their communities lack sufficient retail outlets as Natalie Moore of Chicago Public Radio explains. In The Chicago Reporter’s new cover investigation, Kelly Virella documents how race and gentrification may drive the... Read more »