Dean Zimmermann was a politician with an unhappy constituency. In fact, the problem lay with one voter in particular--his wife. He had lived in the Phillips neighborhood for some 20 years, before marrying progressive activist Jenny Heiser in 2002. He promised her then that one day soon they would buy a house together. Nevertheless, as the months and years ticked by, the City Council member balked at making a move. Meanwhile, he represented his ward from an old triplex at 25th Street and... More >>>