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‘I love the community feel of Cicero’

‘I love the community feel of Cicero’

By: Ashmar Mandou Without a shadow of a doubt, Patricia Sturdevant’s heart belongs in Cicero. As one of eight siblings, Sturdevant grew up in Cicero with no plans of relocating… Read more »

Latinx Community Defining Future of Consumption

Latinx Community Defining Future of Consumption

By: Ashmar Mandou Latinx consumers are defining the future of consumption, reports Nielsen using Census data. Nielsen’s latest Diverse Intelligence Series report, La Oportunidad Latinx: Cultural Currency and the Consumer… Read more »

Museum of Science and Industry Offers Free Museum Entry

Museum of Science and Industry Offers Free Museum Entry

Wrap up summer with a free visit to the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI). On August 26th through 28th, Illinois residents receive free Museum Entry giving families opportunities… Read more »

Summer Concert Recap

Summer Concert Recap

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Broadway in Chicago held its annual Summer Concert Tuesday evening, despite the showers, at Millennium Park where theatre lovers witnessed several performances from Chicago’s popular shows… Read more »

Overcoming Barriers to Homeownership in Hispanic Communities

Overcoming Barriers to Homeownership in Hispanic Communities

By: Elia Reyes, Bank of America, Chicago Edited by Lawndale Bilingual News Over time, the definition of the American Dream has changed. Still, the desire to own a home remains… Read more »

Chicago’s Music Venue Receives New Name

Chicago’s Music Venue Receives New Name

Live Nation on Wednesday unveiled that Byline Bank will be the new name-in-title sponsor of the Aragon Ballroom, one of Chicago’s most coveted music venues. Located in the city’s Uptown… Read more »

Jerry Velazquez – the Spanish Voice of Aladdin

Jerry Velazquez – the Spanish Voice of Aladdin

By Nikoleta Morales Jerry Velazquez is a Mexican actor and a singer who recently voiced over the character of Aladdin in the Spanish language version of the film. His career… Read more »

Number of Hospitalizations Potentially Tied to Vaping Increases

Number of Hospitalizations Potentially Tied to Vaping Increases

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has received reports of six young people experiencing severe breathing problems after vaping, and is investigating five more individuals.  These individuals experienced respiratory… Read more »

Why Stress and Anxiety Aren’t Always Bad

Why Stress and Anxiety Aren’t Always Bad

People generally think of stress and anxiety as negative concepts, but while both stress and anxiety can reach unhealthy levels, psychologists have long known that both are unavoidable — and… Read more »

Flavonoid-Rich Diet Protects Against Cancer and Heart Disease, Study Finds

Flavonoid-Rich Diet Protects Against Cancer and Heart Disease, Study Finds

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU). Researchers… Read more »