Vote 2014

From cook county commissioner to U.S. Senate, here is Gazette’s coverage and endorsements for the 2014 elections….

Election 2014 Endorsements

Incumbent Dick Durbin, a Democrat, has served in the U.S. Senate since 1997 and is assistant majority leader

Club 626 plans need improvement; Carmichael’s and park should stay

The proposal to open an upscale restaurant with live entertainment at 626 S. Racine Ave. is dismaying. Although the space has hosted restaurants before, like much of the Near West Side community that area now is residential.

Park Improvements; $50,000 Raffle; Round ups

AARP Experience Corps is looking for volunteers age 50 and older to help students improve their reading skills.

Plans for restaurant/live entertainment meet with opposition

So many Near West Side residents reacted with dismay to a proposal to open an upscale restaurant with live music at 626 S. Racine Ave. that Ald. Jason Ervin (28th) asked the planners to re-work their proposal to make it acceptable.