In the News

Aug
18

Lawrence and Milwaukee Pedestrian Street Designation

Earlier this summer, I filed an ordinance to create a pedestrian street designation on Milwaukee from Giddings to Higgins, and on Lawrence from Laramie to Long. The designation does not change the street or the sidewalk. …

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Aug
18

Gladstone Plaza Redevelopment Coming this Fall

For 10 years, Gladstone Plaza has sat as a derelict and vacant strip mall at Foster and Northwest Highway. That should change this fall.ImmediateMD, an immediate care medical facility, plans to occupy 4,000 square feet of …

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Aug
11

Taste of Polonia Returns Labor Day Weekend

Taste of Polonia returns to the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence, on Labor Day Weekend, August 29 through September 1. The annual event features four performance stages, a carnival, kids games, and lots of great food …

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Upcoming Events

Aug
28

Fringe Fest Tickets On Sale

4:00 pm

For the second year, Fringe Fest will bring its sometimes funny, sometimes profound performances to downtown Jefferson Park. Fringe (named after a festival that began in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1947 around the edges of another festival) features …

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Aug
24

SHRED-ATHON

9:00 am

The Independence Park Farmers Market will host a “SHRED-ATHON” sponsored by Alderman John Arena.Sunday, August 24th9 am to 1 pm Independence Park 3945 N. Springfield Ave. Prevent identity theft by bringing your old paperwork with any sensitive …

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Aug
22

3rd Annual Back-to-School Health Fair

10:00 am

Get ready for the 3rd Annual Back-to-School Health Fair! Co-sponsored by myself, State Sen. John Mulroe, State Rep. Robert Martwick, and the Chicago Park District. Friday, Aug. 22nd 10 am to 2 pm Jefferson Memorial …

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