FROM OUR APRIL 1994 ISSUE: With good works and a deft political touch, Maggie has quietly carved a special role for herself. Now, the departure from Bridgeport has put her in the spotlight, and she doesn’t like being there.
Most Chicagoans remember April 13, 1992, as the day the Loop flooded from the bottom up. For Mayor Richard Daley, it was merely a bad start to a year that only got worse. A record murder rate threatened, the governor sank Daley’s plans for floating casinos, and the Michigan Avenue Bridge suddenly got stuck in … Read more