Posts Tagged “Harold Washington”

Video: Adventures in remembering Harold Washington

By |

Video: Adventures in remembering Harold Washington

Video: Adventures in remembering Harold Washington I traveled with my dad this week to a meeting of former Chicago City Hall reporters at Italian Village to mark the 30th anniversary of the passing of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington. Afterwards, we went to WGN AM 720 radio to join “The Download” radio host Justin Kaufmann for…

Read more »

Remembering Mayor Washington this Thanksgiving

By |

Remembering Mayor Washington this Thanksgiving

Remembering Mayor Washington this Thanksgiving Mayor Harold Washington was one of the more affable of Chicago’s mayors. He had a great sense of humor and was driven by a desire to balance the imbalance in Chicago’s society, bringing all of the city’s races and ethnic groups together, treating them equally. It’s something we no longer…

Read more »

Rename Navy Pier after Jane Byrne

By |

Rename Navy Pier after Jane Byrne

Rename Navy Pier after Jane Byrne Jane Byrne was a very controversial and contentious Chicago Mayor, but she also is responsible for several brilliant achievements, including being the spark that revived the city’s lakefront Jewel, Navy Pier. It’s time that her legacy be given its due and she be recognized for her efforts. Name Navy…

Read more »