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  • Alderman drops opposition to Chick-fil-A restaurant in Logan Square

    Alderman drops opposition to Chick-fil-A restaurant in Logan Square
    Chicago 1st Ward Alderman Joe Moreno is dropping his fight against Chick-fil-A and is now endorsing a new restaurant in the Logan Square neighborhood. Moreno had opposed the franchise opening a restaurant in his ward over the company president's anti-gay...
  • Chick-fil-A says its donations 'mischaracterized' for months

    A day after a Chicago official said Chick-fil-A would stop giving money to anti-gay marriage groups, the fast-food chain issued a statement saying that “for many months now” its corporate donations have “been mischaracterized.” In...
  • Kassopedia: The cure for Verpes, Rahmifications and Karen Lewis Withdrawal Syndrome

     Kassopedia: The cure for Verpes, Rahmifications and Karen Lewis Withdrawal Syndrome
    As I light my pipe, take up my quill pen and sheepskin and once again prepare to write another volume of The Kassopedia — the repository of the world's great knowledge — I'm reminded of a snarky reader. She calls herself, "Your long...
  • Alderman: No Chick-fil-A in Logan Square over gay marriage stance

    Alderman: No Chick-fil-A in Logan Square over gay marriage stance
    Chicago alderman Joe Moreno (1st Ward) says he'll prevent Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant in Logan Square.  Last week, the president of the Chick-fil-A chain said he supports traditional marriage as the union of a man and woman. Moreno says, if...
  • Conservative group hits Chicago alderman for blocking Chick-fil-A

    Conservative group hits Chicago alderman for blocking Chick-fil-A
    The leader of a Christian group today said Ald. Joe Moreno displayed hypocrisy for his decision to deny Chick-fil-A the right to open in his ward because of the chain restaurant president’s opposition to gay marriage. “It’s...
  • Chick-fil-A and free speech

    Chick-fil-A and free speech
    In Chicago, the competition for the title of "most embarassing alderman" is intense and never-ending. But for the moment, no one comes close to Joe Moreno, who says he won't allow Chick-fil-A to build a restaurant in his 1st ward because he abhors its...
  • Chick-fil-A controversy continues

    Chick-fil-A controversy continues
    On the streets and online, the talk about Chick-fil-A Thursday is not about the chicken -- especially now that Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno, Ward 1, is standing firm on his plan to deny Chick-fil-A a permit to open a new restaurant in Logan Square. The...
  • Republicans file complaint with Illinois AG over Chick-fil-A dispute

    Republicans file complaint with Illinois AG over Chick-fil-A dispute
    Supporters of Chick-fil-A restaurants are staging a nationwide appreciation day for the company Wednesday. Meanwhile, in Chicago, political pressure to deny the company a permit for a new restaurant leads to a civil rights complaint.The head of the...
  • Joe the alderman

    Joe the alderman
    The die-hard Sonic Youth and Yo La Tengo fan has been spotted belting out Nirvana tunes during karaoke night at Quenchers in Bucktown. Photos of him in the dunk tank at Do-Division are on Facebook. This guy isn't exactly your typical Chicago politician....
  • CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network

    CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network
    As America's banking system began to freeze in mid-2008, Juan Rangel's nonprofit United Neighborhood Organization was in trouble.    Because of a gubernatorial funding veto, the Latino group, which runs one of Chicago's largest charter school networks,...
  • Anxiety grows as CPS releases preliminary school closings list

    Anxiety grows as CPS releases preliminary school closings list
    After trimming the number of schools that could be closed to 129, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's school administration has entered the latest and what is likely to be the most intense phase so far in trying to determine which schools should be shut. Chicago Public...
  • Problem Solver: Award-winning garden ticketed for 'weeds'

    On the wall outside her front door, Kathy Cummings proudly displays the plaque she received in 2004 for her natural garden. Accompanied by a picture of her front yard, the plaque, presented by the city of Chicago, congratulates Cummings for winning...