Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

D.C. Is America’s New Second City, Says Analyst

We're number two! D.C. is in the process of dethroning Chicago and Los Angeles for the spot behind New York as America's "second city," urban analyst Aaron M. Renn writes in City Journal:

Over the past decade, the D.C. area has made stunning economic and demographic progress. Meanwhile, America’s current and former Second Cities, [...]

Irate Uber Customer Files Class Action Suit

So many parties want a piece of hot-button sedan service Uber—Councilmember Jim Graham, the D.C. Taxi Cab Commission, incoming rival Hailo. Now, add one more person to that list: an unhappy Uber customer in Chicago.
Illinois lawyer Hall Adams III emails that he has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Uber customer that accuses the company [...]

Pat Collins: Citizens React to Obama’s D.C. Snow Jab

As Loose Lips pointed out earlier, President Obama's jab at D.C. over school closings inspired a veritable roundup of press commentary. Our own web servers groaned under the load of a 1000-2000% increase in snow-related blog comments (compared to our seasonal average).
In the video after the jump, NBC's Pat Collins heads to the one street [...]

Blagojevich Complaint: Just Read It

LL doesn't oft delve into the national political world. But he will today.
Read the criminal complaint [PDF] filed today by federal prosecutors against Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Just read it. Start on Page 54.
So much for No Drama Obama!
Here's just one good passage: "ROD BLAGOJEVICH said that the consultants (Advisor B and another consultant are [...]