Chris M.'s Recent Activity

9 months ago on 05/04/2017 at 12:08 PM

"The current runway switcheroos is just rearranging the deck chairs. The diagonal runways WILL be torn out; E-W runways WILL be the dominant flight pattern. Federal, city, and airlines have spent billi..."

9 months ago on 05/04/2017 at 8:32 AM

"Why did you buy a house next to the nations second busiest airport. That had expansion plans on the drawing board since the 80s? "

10 months ago on 04/10/2017 at 11:03 PM

"The 8600 Higgins site (where part of the Marriott once stood) is slated for a 9 story office building -- plans for retail and residential mixed use on the site have been scrubbed. Per Crain's Real Est..."

10 months ago on 04/10/2017 at 11:44 AM

"It's for sale. Friedman owns it currently. I believe Friedman bought it from the Feds in an auction. The previous owner was convicted of fraud a few months ago for bilking foreign investors. "

11 months ago on 03/29/2017 at 5:10 PM

"I'd wager the majority of residents do not sign up for PD programs, but everyone pays property taxes. Raise property taxes and people raise holy hell. Membership associations do the same thing to avoi..."

11 months ago on 03/29/2017 at 5:03 PM

"1. Everyone is shifting more and more to fees. Banks, airlines, ALL governments. The PRPD is hardlly unique. It's either that or raise taxes on everyone whether they participate in the program or not...."

11 months ago on 03/23/2017 at 4:22 PM
11 months ago on 03/20/2017 at 8:35 PM

"Who'd he sell to? Any news on a new Rosewood? "

11 months ago on 03/18/2017 at 10:30 PM

"Park Ridge didn't vote on the casino. "

11 months ago on 03/08/2017 at 1:14 PM

"Clear conflicts of interest that disqualifies them from this board. "

1 year ago on 02/21/2017 at 4:14 PM

"Verrrrrry interesting. I remember the 400 Talcott case. The developers sued citizens for commenting at the zoning board hearing, didn't they? To intimidate public comment? "

1 year ago on 02/17/2017 at 10:05 AM

"Believe it or not, I agree with Kathy's opening comment! Will wonders never cease? "

1 year ago on 02/15/2017 at 9:30 AM

"It's easy to complain and cite lofty goals, but he doesn't know squat about the realities and economics of economic development. We've done pretty well, actually, given our local demographics, traffic..."

1 year ago on 12/03/2016 at 10:00 AM

"They should call their leader first. He hasn't attended any negotiation meetings in the veto session. "

1 year ago on 11/04/2016 at 5:10 PM

"Or better yet, vote no on all of them. Most are syncopants of Michael Madigan, failed lawyers, or just lazy - barely working to ensure a fat pension and lifetime benefits. One of many reforms needed i..."

1 year ago on 10/30/2016 at 10:09 PM
1 year ago on 10/25/2016 at 8:41 PM

"It's totally unnecessary. Madigan allows this on the ballot yet says no to the proposed independent maps amendment that got 580, 000 signatures! What's wrong with this picture? "

1 year ago on 09/19/2016 at 7:32 AM

"All syncopants for the corrupt Madigan-Cullerton cabal that has led us to $140 billion debt. "

1 year ago on 09/17/2016 at 3:14 PM

"Not to mention judges, the state Supreme Court, the state Democratic Party, etc etc etc. "

1 year ago on 09/16/2016 at 9:46 AM

"Baloney. "

1 year ago on 09/15/2016 at 5:08 PM

"How about the unlimited money donated by public employee unions to Madigan and his syncopants? Buying the legislators who decide the terms of their employment? That ISN'T affecting our $130 billion de..."

1 year ago on 08/18/2016 at 3:18 PM
1 year ago on 08/06/2016 at 6:40 PM
1 year ago on 08/06/2016 at 6:40 PM
1 year ago on 08/05/2016 at 9:48 PM

"It's all turf protection. Show me the valid data from an unbiased source. Healthcare is loaded with these rivalries. "

1 year ago on 06/05/2016 at 2:57 PM

"Township officials get pensions. The root of patronage evil. "

1 year ago on 05/20/2016 at 9:20 AM

"I'd suggest you contact the district finance director before posting these questions. You will probably get answers you never thought. There isn't a boogeyman behind every door. Open and see first. "

1 year ago on 05/06/2016 at 9:45 PM

"O'Hare reconfiguration has been planned and litigated over for 40+ years. There is an aviation rationale for an all east-west. configuration. Suburban communities (incl. PR) spent millions to fight th..."

1 year ago on 05/06/2016 at 9:05 PM

"Do you think the FAA will approve this? "

1 year ago on 04/19/2016 at 10:46 PM

"Folks, all your angst is for naught. The E-W runway pattern was planned 40 years ago. The SOC (and PR) spent years and millions fighting it - and lost, and lost, and lost. The city and FAA has spent b..."

1 year ago on 04/05/2016 at 10:07 PM

"Despite the last paragraph, I thought condo assns had to get their own garbage service? Condo boards went to Council a year or two ago to appeal this . "

1 year ago on 03/16/2016 at 12:03 PM

"Check with City Dept of Community Development. They'd have to permit all construction. "

1 year ago on 03/16/2016 at 11:06 AM

"The new developer is Rize Properties in Mt Prospect. "

1 year ago on 03/11/2016 at 10:36 PM

"Big boxes are closing, true. Plenty of other small floor plate stores are opening all the time in flexible space"

1 year ago on 03/11/2016 at 4:07 PM

"If we still had an Economic Development Commission, they'd have pushed for turning this into retail, sales-tax producing property . not OK'ing the first thing that came along. This is perfectly suited..."

2 years ago on 01/05/2016 at 4:48 PM
2 years ago on 12/30/2015 at 12:50 PM
2 years ago on 12/30/2015 at 12:50 PM