So aldermen this week decided to not reject out of hand the idea of expanding liquor sales at city facilities -- as they continue the search for more revenue. That has Ponzi imagining a great future for himself in a new career.
Ponzi, being a pig and all, is really concerned about animal rights. And so he's concerned about the proposal from Evanston Alderman Coleen Burrus to impose new restrictions on allegedly dangerous dogs.
A little Ponzi theater at the Evanston City Council Monday night as cartoonist Junad Rizki -- noting recent reports that Evanston has one of the highest debt levels of any Cook County community -- showed up to present a "Golden Ponzi Award" to the aldermen.
The city's decision to provide free, 10-visit beach passes for teens -- after many residents had already paid for tokens for the year brought complaints from some Evanston Now readers and led Ponzi to pick up his cartoonist's pen along with his be
A resident at the 7th Ward meeting last week, who's name Ponzi didn't catch, said he works in the call center business and that the city's 311 center costs far more per call to operate than is typical for the industry.