Bill and Wendy are joined by DNAinfo Reporter and Producer, Ted Cox, to talk about the Lucas Museum. Why is the city dragging it’s feet? Does Friends of the Park have a real case? 32 more words
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On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), along with community leaders from the Bronzeville and Oakwood community made a major announcement to establish a comprehensive citywide construction trades program at Dunbar Career Academy High School. 669 more words
So I’ve been seeing a lot of author tours recently and have gotten so pumped only to find that the authors weren’t coming to Chicago. Then a while ago I filled out a survey asking if I was going to be attending any book related conventions or meetings, and I was sad to say I had nothing planned (they had a list of places but they were all outside of IL) but that I was hoping to go to the… 259 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — The “Friends of the Parks” seem to be holding off on any public opinion about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest proposal for a George Lucas Museum, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 227 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — Fiscal watchdogs are giving poor marks to Mayor Emanuel’s billion dollar plan for the Lucas Museum.
The mayor wants to tear down McCormick Place East to make room for the museum after the group Friends of the Parks objected to the original sire south of Soldier Field. 331 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — With the original site of the George Lucas Museum tied up in court, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says his administration is fully behind the alternative plan to locate the museum on land now used for the aging McCormick Place Lakeside Center, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 172 more words