• Ald. Joe Moreno’s (1) back to school event looked like a rousing success. 
  • Ald. Roderick Sawyer’s (6) next senior event is Thursday. 
  • You only have limited time to register to be in Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza’s (10) Labor Day parade. 
  • Ald. David Moore (17) wants to take the ward’s temperature about Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth before meeting her today to decide whether he should endorse her over Sen. Mark Kirk. “Have you seen her in Englewood and Auburn Gresham asking for your vote and telling you what specifically, not generally, the commitments she’s going to make to our community? I could be wrong, please tell me if I am. When we vote for Democrats just because they are Democrats, what does Englewood and Auburn Gresham look like 5 and 10 years later.”
  • Ald. Derrick Curtis (18) is holding a back to school event, and it’ll be bigger and better than last year. 
  • Ald. Matt O’Shea (19) shared this short piece about an effort in Springfield to seize Firearm Owners Identification Card when that person’s card has been revoked by a judge in an order of protection case to protect victims of domestic abuse. 
  • Ald. Danny Solis (25) has been on Periscope a lot lately, and says the Fox series “Empire” is filming in the ward today. 
  • Ald. Deb Mell (33) says three new murals and concrete protected bike lanes are coming to the ward. A new Fox TV show called The Exorcist is also filming in the ward. 
  • Ald. Emma Mitts (37) posted this group picture with signs that read “Put the Guns Down!” 
  • Ald. Marge Laurino (39) wished City Hall interns good luck on their next pursuits. 
  • Ald. James Cappleman (46) tweeted pics from a ward meeting about homelessness. 
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47), sharing this much-maligned story about gelato in Gold Coast, says it’s time to advance the Gelato Turnaround Agenda.
  • Ald. Joe Moore (49) shared some staffing updates for Gale School. His note falls the same day as residents in his ward announced they’ve successfully gathered petitions to ask ward voters if there should be a freeze on charter school expansion in the ward. “We want to send a clear message to Alderman Joe Moore, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, Chicago Public Schools and the Board of Education (which funds charters from property taxes),” said Kevin Brown, co-chair of the campaign, organized by the independent ward organization Network 49, in a press release.
  • City Treasurer Kurt Summers is hosting an information session on his Fund 77 project tonight at 6.