This week’s news is dominated by traffic. The number of drivers commuting alone in the area is down, which takes some of the sting out of finding out that our traffic ranks as the 10th worst in the country.
Yesterday brought us Mayor Ed Murray’s state of the city address. Affordable housing and homelessness were two of the six main topics covered.
If you’re looking for weekend plans, there’s a special new bloom on display at the Volunteer Park conservatory. As the article notes, the Asian Art Museum will be closing for renovations soon, so a trip to Volunteer Park in the near future is a good idea anyway.