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Gery Chico proposes entertainment district on western side of O’Hare Airport

Mayoral candidate Gery Chico on Friday rolled out an innovative idea to honor his promise not to put “another brick on the back” of Chicago taxpayers: a special taxing and entertainment district on the west side of O’Hare Airport. Western access to O’Hare has been an elusive dream for decades, but actual progress has moved […]

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CHICO: BUILD ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT BY O’HARE

CHICAGO — Mayoral candidate Gery Chico on Monday rolled out a plan that would create an entertainment district on the west side of O’Hare International Airport.  “This would generate tens of millions of dollars and would protect Chicago families from getting hit with another brick on the back in new taxes,” Chico said.  Chico, who is […]

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CHICO: THE MEAT, POTATOES AND DIBS GUY

Chico’s new video: “Pro-Dibs!” CHICAGO — Gery Chico never left the city he grew up in. As a kid, he pumped gas at his dad’s South Side garage. He painted houses on weekends. He shoveled snow during Chicago’s historic snowstorms. And shoveled, and shoveled. Then he grew up, and started shoveling his own car out – […]

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CHICO TOUTS EXPERIENCE, VISION AT CRAIN’S FORUM

CHICAGO — Gery Chico, the leading Latino candidate in the race for mayor, on Wednesday continued to show why he is the most prepared to lead Chicago — from balancing budgets and creating opportunities to generating revenue and tackling public safety. “I’m an eternal optimist. Our city’s best days are ahead of it. My roots […]

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