Tag archive for ‘Chicago’
Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Rahm Emanuel Defies Trump — Chicago Will Not Aid in Deportations

  Rahm Emanuel, the Democratic mayor of Chicago, has just fired the first shot across the bow of the incoming Donald Trump Presidency. Emanuel has declared Chicago to be a sanctuary city for undocumented More...

News Brief On Monday, October 31st, 2016

At Least 17 Dead, 40 Injured in Chicago’s Street Violence Over Weekend

  Two Chicago newspapers that analyzed police data from Friday afternoon to early Monday called it 2016’s deadliest weekend. Chicago police couldn’t immediately confirm that, though a spokesman said More...

News On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Arrest Video of young activist Bernie Sanders at Civil Rights Action in Chicago emerge

The footage was taken from Kartemquin Film’s ‘63 Boycott project, which chronicles the Chicago Public School Boycott of 1963, and was filmed by Kartemquin co-founder Jerry Temaner. The protest More...

News Brief On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Chicago records 51 homicides in January, highest toll since 2000 – USA TODAY

  Chicago, US third largest city, recorded 51 homicides and shootings in January, the highest toll for the month since at least 2000. Police force struggling to regain public trust following the More...

Chicago Business On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Chicago’s elite join Bill Clinton at Emanuel’s emotional inauguration

  Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s second inauguration’s guest list read like that for a White House dinner. Former President Bill Clinton and former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley were there—all smiles. More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Moody’s Cuts Chicago’s Debt Status to Junk: Rahm Emanuel Furious

– – Moody’s has downgraded the City of Chicago’s status to junk. This is yet another blow to the City’s less than successful Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The move could force Chicago into an accelerated More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Famous Food Critic Josh Ozersky Died at Age 47

The author and columnist known for his writings about all manner of cuisine, Josh Ozesky, was found dead in his Chicago hotel room on Monday/ He was 47 years old. The cause off death is not yet known and More...

Kurt Tucholsky On Monday, May 4th, 2015

Joe Mansueto, a Chicago Billionaire with Midwestern Upbringing

Joe Mansueto, a native of Munster (Indiana), is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in investment research business today. The Chicago-based founder and CEO of Morningstar, Inc. has More...

News Brief On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Sutton and GGP Land $1.25 Billion Loan from Four Banking Giants for Crown Purchase

  Billionaire New York developer Jeff Sutton and Chicago-based General Growth Properties closed on their $1.78 billion acquisition of the Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue with a $1.25 billion mortgage More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Is Bernie Sanders Running for President?

Independent Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders continues to make noise ahead of a possible presidential run, including going so far as to criticize how Rahm Emanuel won reelection as mayor of Chicago. While More...

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