Tag: City of Chicago

Dibs Chicago: The Outdoor Garage

In Chicago, snow means a number of things. But to most it means longer traffic times and shoveling out your street parking spot. And, with the shoveling of your parking spot comes the unwritten rule of saving your spot: Dibs. Why should someone too lazy to brave the weather and do the shoveling profit from... Read more »

The 'Chicago Way': The Privileged Get More Privileges,

I truly feel bad for Chicago’s former first lady Maggie Daley and her health problems. And, I wish her a full and speedy recovery. But, what I don’t get is why are taxpayers paying for her to be driven back and forth to her medical appointments by the Daley ‘Chicago Police Department’ security detail? In... Read more »

Solve Two Problems, Can Burke as Chicago's Finance Committee Chairman

PROBLEM: The City of Chicago is facing a $635.7M budget deficit and Mayor Emanuel’s budget team has looked back 10 years to 2001 and found a deficit for every year. Can you guess who’s been Chicago’s Finance Committee Chairman since 2001? If you guessed Ald. Ed Burke, You are correct! I believe it’s time for... Read more »