Welcome to the Reader's morning briefing for Tuesday, March 8, 2016.
Tuesday is expected to the warmest day of the week, with a high of 63 and a low of 55. Sadly, though, the sun won't be shining; it's expected to be very cloudy and windy. [AccuWeather]
Don't be surprised if you see Bill Clinton's motorcade on the streets. He's in the area Tuesday to campaign for Hillary's presidential campaign ahead of the March 15 Illinois primary. The former president will headline a get-out-the-vote rally at 10:30 AM at Beth Emet the Free Synagogue, in Evanston. [Sun-Times]
It felt like spring on Monday morning, so some Logan Square residents must have been confused by the fresh snow on the ground. Amazon movie producers had a block of Milwaukee Avenue (between Fullerton and Medill) closed and covered with snow for the filming of a so-far untitled movie. [DNAinfo Chicago]
With the high-profile exits of "mini-Rahm" David Spielfogel and ex-police chief Garry McCarthy from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration, there's a huge void left to fill as the mayor tries to win back Chicago's trust after the Laquan McDonald video controversy. Sun-Times reporter Fran Spielman has a roundup of who the major players will be for the remaining three years of his second term in office. [Sun-Times]
After 20 years in the NFL, former Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith is returning to college football at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Illini fans are excited, but say there's a lot of work to be done. [ESPN]
It's hard to imagine that a beautiful building designed by architect Daniel Burnham is sitting empty on the south side, but the Washington Park Roundhouse hasn't been used in years. The roundhouse sits right across the street from the DuSable Museum of African American History, which is working to revive the building. [Chicago Tonight]