Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is hugged by a supporter outside Chicago Board of Education headquarters in 2013. | Sun-Times library
Exclusive poll: Karen Lewis could give Rahm run for his money
For the past couple of weeks, Karen Lewis has been saying she is “seriously” considering running for mayor. It turns out voters are taking the fiery Chicago Teachers Union president’s potential candidacy seriously as well.
And Mayor Rahm Emanuel probably should, too. At least that’s what a surprising new Early & Often Poll suggests. [Early & Often]
Chicago’s traffic map as of 4:40 p.m.
Five charged in beach melee
A Sunday night incident at Montrose Beach injured two police officers. [Sun-Times]
A bitter battle between bikers, motorists
It’s not just a Chicago thing. [USA Today]
That’s one sweet deal
Manchester United and Adidas have inked a record uniform deal, valued at $1.3 billion. [Forbes]
Chew on this
How much food was served up at the Taste of Chicago. A lot. [Voices]
Hit it here!
An interactive map breaks down the best place to sit for tonight’s Home Run Derby, hitter by hitter. [SeetGeek]
The Bright One
We spent a day running with the bulls over the weekend so you didn’t have to. [Voices]
Here’s a problem with automated birthday wishes from politicians —they still go out to dead people. [Early & Often]