User talk:HughD

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I have enjoyed your comments and editorial assistance on my Sandi Jackson and Toni Preckwinkle articles. If you like local politics you might want to review my Jesse Jackson, Jr. article. I have also been working on a darkhorse contender to replace Hillary Clinton in the senate named Byron Brown. I have also had difficulty getting Jack Kemp through the FAC procedure.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/WP:CHICAGO/WP:LOTM) 23:31, 27 November 2008 (UTC)


I see that you edit [[Joe Moore}]]. as a sidebar someone just added Nicholas Senn High School to the "schools in" list for Rogers Park. Isn't Senn in Edgewater??? Didn't want to edit until I was sure.--Buster7 (talk) 02:56, 12 March 2009 (UTC)

Exact neighborhood boundaries are somewhat controversial, but the City has an official community areas map, and the map even has a WP article Neighborhoods of Chicago. By that definition, yes, Senn is in Edgewater. I would concur with your proposed edit. Hugh (talk) 22:58, 14 March 2009 (UTC)


Permalinks are at the bottom of newsbank articles. Copy the link from the bottom and not the address bar.--TonyTheTiger (t/c/bio/WP:CHICAGO/WP:LOTM) 21:57, 1 September 2009 (UTC)

The correct "Ed Burke"?[edit]

At this page you can see the four "Ed Burke" that appeared at Olympic Games. At this page you can see that at Los Angeles 1984 Edward Burke (Athletics) was the flagbearer for USA. The number 1 and the numer 4 of the four "Ed Burke" that i linkjed were athletes, but the number 4 appeared at Athens 1896. Now the "right Ed Burke" is: Edward Andrew "Ed" Burke not the same. Thanks for your note, I'm going to fix it. ;-) --Kasper2006 (talk) 07:14, 4 October 2009 (UTC)

McCormick Tribune Plaza & Ice Rink FAC[edit]

Since you commented at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Park Grill, you may be interested in commenting at Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/McCormick Tribune Plaza & Ice Rink/archive1, which has not received much commentary.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 14:49, 19 March 2010 (UTC)

Park Grill GAC[edit]

As one of the primary editors of Park Grill, I was hoping that for the sake of the Millennium Park WP:FT, you would consider nominating it at WP:GAC.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 16:54, 23 March 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for the first attempt at the GAC. The Millennium Park topic has two and a half months to get the article up to GA standards, so I encourage you to address the concerns and resubmit it.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 00:41, 31 March 2010 (UTC)
I think this is ready to resubmit. What do you think? Hugh (talk) 21:35, 12 April 2010 (UTC)

Bean on the roof![edit]

I was misled by the photo and map in the Bean article. Park Grill already passed AFD, but if I had realized earlier, I would have piped down as the sculpture on the roof strongly points to notability, even though the building appears to belong to the city and not the operator of the Grill. Sorry! --Hroðulf (or Hrothulf) (Talk) 19:51, 24 March 2010 (UTC)

Chicago Meetup and update[edit]

Last fall you indicated that you continue to be active with WP:CHICAGO. If you continue to be active please update your active date at Wikipedia:WikiProject Chicago/members. Also, we are planning a Chicago Meetup. If you will be able to attend the meetup from 10:30-11:45 a.m. on Saturday May 1, 2010 at the UIC Student Center West, please sign as an indication of your intent.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 04:30, 28 March 2010 (UTC)

You are one of the people I had hope to see at the meetup. Why haven't you signed up?--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 18:56, 11 April 2010 (UTC)
I'm very much looking forward to meeting you. I won't know my schedule until 5/1 is closer. Hugh (talk) 21:32, 12 April 2010 (UTC)

Park Grill renomination[edit]

I am a bit confused on what is going on with the Park Grill WP:GAC candidacy, but encourage you to continue your efforts. It seems that there is a backlog elimination drive that will enable you to get fairly rapid reviews this month. I put a query in to the reviewer at User_talk:Jezhotwells#Park_Grill_GAC to help me understand what is going on?--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 16:40, 11 April 2010 (UTC)

I have gotten a response and understand what is going on. Keep up the good work, but keep WP:UNDUE in mind when deciding how much space to allocate to the scandal.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 17:05, 11 April 2010 (UTC)
"how much space to allocate to the scandal" Some would prefer none. The article conforms to WP:DUE: "How much weight is appropriate should reflect the weight that is given in current reliable sources." At this point further deletion of detail will cascade; for example, if we try to summarize as "investors included friends and neighbors of Daley" and leave it at that w/o detail, an editor will flag it as a NPOV violation or OR. The level of detail was dictated by NPOV and OR flagging. Hugh (talk) 21:42, 12 April 2010 (UTC)
Well, good luck with a renomination.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 23:18, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
thanks, but what do you think, is it ready? Hugh (talk) 02:14, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
Get some feedback at WP:PR.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 12:01, 21 April 2010 (UTC)
I have opened up Wikipedia:Peer review/Park Grill/archive1. Watch there for suggestions.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 19:03, 21 April 2010 (UTC)
You have some comments to work on at the WP:PR.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 00:16, 29 April 2010 (UTC)
thanks, I forgot to watch it Hugh (talk) 02:25, 29 April 2010 (UTC)
How is it coming along?--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 20:03, 5 May 2010 (UTC)
My advice would be to take the latest advice of the PR reviewer and then renominate the article at WP:GAC. Note that Millennium Park's WP:FT will be demoted on June 13 if this does not make GA in time for us to have this added to the topic. We need about 10-14 days to add it to the topic, so you need to get this through GA by the end of the month. Let me know when you nominate it at GAC so I can help get it a quick review.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 01:05, 15 May 2010 (UTC)
I am getting quite stressed about this. If you have not come back to addresss the PR commentary by the time I finish expanding Juwan Howard, I will try to do so myself.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 20:54, 23 May 2010 (UTC)

Park Grill GA[edit]

Thanks for getting this article started

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--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 07:36, 17 July 2010 (UTC)

well, you're welcome, but I didn't start it (or finish it) but I'm happy how it turned out and I learned a lot Hugh (talk) 07:08, 20 July 2010 (UTC)

Gery Chico Wiki Page[edit]


I'm not too familiar with Wikipedia but I work for Gery Chico and he wanted some correction made to his Wiki page because some of the information is not correct. I've noticed that you reverted the page back to it's original state when I make changes. Is there a reason why my changes are be removed and what can I do to ensure that the changes stay? Would it be possible for you to make the changes if I sen the document to you?

Thanks! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ejones0105 (talkcontribs) 18:18, 27 January 2012 (UTC)

Happy holidays[edit]

Gift-wraping.jpg Happy holidays, HughD!
Here's hoping your holiday season is a happy one. As one of the sources of troubles for you during the past year, I want to tell you that I have admired your tenacity and hard work on resolving concerns about the Chicago politician articles. You have my best wishes for the new year at Wikipedia -- and my sincere hopes for a few honest politicians in Cook County! Orlady (talk) 04:25, 24 December 2012 (UTC)

GA Thanks[edit]

Symbol support vote.svg This user helped promote the article Rahm Emanuel to good article status.

On behalf of WP:CHICAGO, I would like to thank you for your editorial contributions to Rahm Emanuel, which has recently become a GA. --TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 01:18, 22 January 2013 (UTC)

Jesse Jackson, Jr.[edit]

Hey! You have been doing a great job of keeping the Chicago politician pages current. Someone tagged Jesse Jackson, Jr. with a citation needed tag. I don't know if you noticed, but I'll leave it to you to figure out whatever needs to be done to address this.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 22:27, 24 February 2013 (UTC)

Rogers park[edit]

Don't be so quick to revert. I'll get you whatever Reference you need. Work with me. We both are interested in CHGO articles and the Chicago Project. ```Buster Seven Talk 21:43, 4 March 2013 (UTC)

GA nom for Richard Daley[edit]

Howdy again (I am the guy who signed up to review Richard Daley)- I wanted to let you know that there have been disputes about my GA reviews. A couple of the nominators have contested my reviews. (For reasons found here and on my talk page) I have been told by them to stop reviewing. However, I have also been complimented by my reviews at other times. I wanted to ask you if you were OK with me continuing my review of Daley, or if you rather I left it to someone else? (I apologize for any extra comments that my... reviewers might put below.) I'm sorry about this. Thanks. PrairieKid (talk) 01:38, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

Ok. Thank you for being gracious. I will review the article sometime today. PrairieKid (talk) 15:05, 8 April 2013 (UTC)
I finished my review. I thought the article was very close to meeting the criteria, but had some grammar issues, and an issue with the focus. I put it on hold for one week to get those figured out. You can find my review here. Thanks for your contributions! Let me know if you have any questions, or are ready for me to finish my review. PrairieKid (talk) 06:01, 9 April 2013 (UTC)
It passed! Thank you for all the work done to the article. I feel it now meets the GA criteria, ahead of schedule! Please continue to maintain the page to keep it at a GA level. Thank you! PrairieKid (talk) 19:09, 11 April 2013 (UTC)

The Chicago Barnstar[edit]

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For your continuing hard work on keeping Chicago politician biographies up to date and beefing them up so that they are fairly detailed as exemplified by your recent WP:GA for Richard M. Daley.TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 08:54, 12 April 2013 (UTC)

GA Thanks[edit]

Symbol support vote.svg This user helped promote the article Richard M. Daley to good article status.

On behalf of WP:CHICAGO, I would like to thank you for your editorial contributions to Richard M. Daley, which has recently become a GA.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 07:45, 4 May 2013 (UTC)

Chicago article[edit]

Hey there! You are clearly passionate about this great city and have a talent for making good articles. I normally fight vandalism, but as part of WP:CITIES I've made it a goal to get Chicago to GA status. Was hoping maybe you could help me with the monuments section? As discussed on the talk page we want to narrow down this list and rewrite it using prose. I actually live in New York and most of these monuments don't have their own article, so it is difficult to say which ones are worth keeping in the main article. Are you familiar with these by any chance? Thanks! — MusikAnimal talk 01:21, 10 May 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for reaching out. I'm embarrassed this article is not good. I would like to help. I've been busy. I will do what I can. I appreciate you articulating in a to-do list that referencing is a priority, and, looking over the article, I think that is still the case - whole sections w/o refs. I think the monuments section is reasonably complete in the sense that these are the most notable. I would eliminate the list, format it more like the public art paragraph in the arts section later, that is, a sentence each that names the subject and artist and some aspect of notability. Wl the monument to its article or failing that its subject. Maybe merge the monuments section with the public art section or vice versa. Add Michael Jordan's Winged Victory, US Grant, Taft's Fountain of Time in Washington Park. Hugh (talk) 02:37, 10 May 2013 (UTC)

Helen Shiller[edit]

This article nominated by you is successfully promoted to GA status as it met the good article criteria. Keep up your good work :D Suri 100 (talk) 13:40, 24 May 2013 (UTC)


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Keep your good work! Suri 100 (talk) 15:56, 24 May 2013 (UTC)

Thank you! Hugh (talk) 16:06, 24 May 2013 (UTC)

GA Thanks[edit]

Symbol support vote.svg This user helped promote the article Helen Shiller to good article status.

On behalf of WP:CHICAGO, thanks for your editorial contributions to Helen Shiller, which has recently become a WP:GA.--TonyTheTiger (T / C / WP:FOUR / WP:CHICAGO / WP:WAWARD) 19:23, 21 August 2013 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Joseph Berrios[edit]

The article Joseph Berrios you nominated as a good article has passed Symbol support vote.svg; see Talk:Joseph Berrios for comments about the article. Well done! Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Wizardman -- Wizardman (talk) 15:03, 18 October 2013 (UTC)

Your review of Davis Theater[edit]

Thanks for your review of the Davis Theater and for promoting the article to GA! Please let me know if you'd like to me to review any articles that you've been working on. I, JethroBT drop me a line 17:03, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

November 2013 GA Thanks[edit]

Symbol support vote.svg This user has contributed to Edward M. Burke good articles on Wikipedia.

On behalf of WP:CHICAGO, I thank you for your editorial contributions to Edward M. Burke, which recently was promoted to WP:GA.--TonyTheTiger (T / C / WP:FOUR / WP:CHICAGO / WP:WAWARD) 17:58, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

Symbol support vote.svg This user has contributed to Joseph Berrios good articles on Wikipedia.

On behalf of WP:CHICAGO, I thank you for your editorial contributions to Joseph Berrios, which recently was promoted to WP:GA.--TonyTheTiger (T / C / WP:FOUR / WP:CHICAGO / WP:WAWARD) 19:13, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

Abby Washburn's bday[edit]

No, I don't. But I know it's unknown whether her birthday is November 10, 1977 or 79. I also know the she is Mr. Bela Fleck's wife and they got a kid. Country Girl 19:47, 2 March 2014 (UTC)

An ale for you![edit]

You've been given a Rochefort. (And I can damned well assure you that very few people get one of my beloved Rocheforts.)

Hey, Hugh, don't feel this way, discussion is always intense at primary policy articles and they don't get much more primary than V. Yours was a good idea, though I disagree with it, so don't take my objections as a personal dismissal: You're a valued editor and I appreciate you working to benefit the encyclopedia. Cheers, TransporterMan (TALK) 15:31, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

Ok, thanks for the beverage, I can taste the caring. I overreacted, sorry. Thanks again for starting the talk. I'm somewhat disappointed at the lack of dialog beyond one other fellow editor. Is that also characteristic of discussion of proposed edits of primary policy articles? Hugh (talk) 20:19, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

It happens. It seems that it's always either just one or two and a quarter of a page or 10 and an encyclopedia in itself. Go figure. Best regards, TransporterMan (TALK) 20:29, 7 March 2014 (UTC) PS: And if it might make you feel any better I made a Really Important Suggestion over at BLP a week or so ago that got even less discussion than yours. So it goes. — TransporterMan (TALK) 20:31, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

George Cardenas[edit]

Hi, HughD. I work for Alderman Cardenas and he has a couple of changes he'd like to make it on his Wikipedia page. Is it possible for his office to send you a doc with the article he'd like to have? It would include all the sources you'd need. Otherwise, how can we do it ourselves? Thanks. Alba.anguiano (talk) 19:14, 22 July 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Michelle Obama/archive3[edit]

Please come comment at Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Michelle Obama/archive3.

Proper names at WP:RMTR[edit]

Since I'm not sure where this will wind up being discussed, and since you joined in on this issue at User talk:DagosNavy#Name changes of various articles, I'm letting you know that some comments are being received at WP:RMTR. Hmains has asked that all the moves be reverted by an admin. That admin would not be me, but it's not yet clear what is the best way forward. Thanks, EdJohnston (talk) 17:01, 23 October 2014 (UTC)

Harold Washington[edit]

Thanx for the catch.Naraht (talk) 17:31, 8 December 2014 (UTC)