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Yearly Archives: 2014

Caza de Huevos de Pascua en South Loop

Caza de Huevos de Pascua en South Loop

Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance (PDNA) ofrecerá su Caza Anual de Huevos de Pascua en Chicago’s Women’s Park and Gardens, con una variedad de actividades familiares, el sábado, 19 de abril,… Read more »

South Loop Residents Share Concerns Over McCormick Expansion

South Loop Residents Share Concerns Over McCormick Expansion

By: Ashmar Mandou Residents of the South Loop and Near North Side communities congregated at Second Presbyterian Church on Monday evening to gain additional information on the controversial McCormick Expansion… Read more »

Emanuel, Madigan Announce Program to Redevelop Vacant Buildings

Emanuel, Madigan Announce Program to Redevelop Vacant Buildings

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and civic leaders announced the creation of a new, $26 million loan pool that will make financing available to rehab and preserve… Read more »

Cook County Democratic Party Re-Elects Joseph Berrios Chairman

Cook County Democratic Party Re-Elects Joseph Berrios Chairman

The Cook County Democratic Party on Wednesday unanimously re-elected Joseph Berrios to a fifth term as its chairman. In addition, the party unanimously re-elected its executive committee – Toni Preckwinkle,… Read more »

Metra to Host DBE Workshop

Metra to Host DBE Workshop

Metra’s Office of Business Diversity and Civil Rights will host a free workshop for small, minority, and women-owned businesses on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m…. Read more »

Governor Quinn Announces $223 Million to Restore Chicago to Rockford Amtrak Service

Governor Quinn Announces $223 Million to Restore Chicago to Rockford Amtrak Service

Governor Pat Quinn announced a $223 million state capital investment that will create hundreds of jobs and restart Amtrak service between Rockford and Chicago beginning in 2015. The return of… Read more »

Chicago Public Library Launches Spring Learning Challenge

Chicago Public Library Launches Spring Learning Challenge

While Chicago kids are out of school for a week, Chicago Public Library turns creepy-crawlies, fluttering wings and multi-legged insects into a way for learning to continue over spring break…. Read more »

Go Green

Go Green

By: Ashmar Mandou In honor of Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22nd we compiled a list of green tips sure to help you reduce your carbon footprint this year. We… Read more »

Small Class Sizes + Christian Education = College Success

Small Class Sizes + Christian Education = College Success

The average class size at Chicago Hope is 12 students. That is not a typo. The student to faculty ratio is 10:1 with an average of 12 students per classroom…. Read more »

Emanuel Announces Internships, Job Opportunities for Dreamer Students

Emanuel Announces Internships, Job Opportunities for Dreamer Students

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the City is, for the first time, opening up nearly 23,000 City-funded internship, volunteer, and job opportunities for undocumented students, or “DREAMers.” “Chicago is a… Read more »