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Chicago Received LEED for Cities Platinum Certification

Chicago Received LEED for Cities Platinum Certification

Chicago has received LEED for Cities Platinum Certification, the highest level of certification available from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Chicago is one of the first cities in the… Read more »

Local Business Consultant Adds Motivational Speaking to Her Repertoire

Local Business Consultant Adds Motivational Speaking to Her Repertoire

Every day Gabriela Rodil, an Oakbrook Terrace-based business consultant and author, works with small and midsize companies to create their own successful futures. Rodil now wants to make personal and… Read more »

ComEd Encourages Customers to Prepare for Severe Weather During National Preparedness Month

ComEd Encourages Customers to Prepare for Severe Weather During National Preparedness Month

While summer may be winding down, thunderstorms continue to be a challenge. As such, ComEd is observing National Preparedness Month in September to remind customers of the need to be… Read more »

Chicago Park District Headquarters Moves to Brighton Park

Chicago Park District Headquarters Moves to Brighton Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Edward M. Burke and Chicago Park District CEO & General Superintendent Michael Kelly announced plans to relocate the Chicago Park District headquarters from its current Streeterville location to Brighton Park…. Read more »

City Colleges of Chicago Announce Investment for West Side Learning Center

City Colleges of Chicago Announce Investment for West Side Learning Center

City Colleges of Chicago announced a $5 million investment at the West Side Learning Center, the satellite campus for Malcolm X College. Renovations will be made to the existing classrooms… Read more »

Triton College Presents ‘Incredibles 2’ at Annual Movie on the Mounds

Triton College Presents ‘Incredibles 2’ at Annual Movie on the Mounds

Join Triton College for the 8th annual Movie on the Mounds, featuring everyone’s favorite family of superheroes in Disney Pixar’s “Incredibles 2.” The free event is Friday, Sept. 21st, at… Read more »

New Music Meets New Tech

New Music Meets New Tech

Fulcrum Point New Music Project collaborates with the Morelia, Michoacan-based Mexican Centre for Music and the Sonic Arts to present ¡Revolución! featuring electroacoustic music from Mexican composers, plus the unique… Read more »

State Board Introduces Comprehensive Suite of Solutions for Statewide Teacher Workforce Crisis

State Board Introduces Comprehensive Suite of Solutions for Statewide Teacher Workforce Crisis

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) published a comprehensive suite of solutions for the statewide teacher workforce crisis, backed by state and national research and data. The “Teach Illinois:… Read more »

Public Youth Arts Showcase Free Festival

Public Youth Arts Showcase Free Festival

Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events are thrilled to announce hip-hop star Desiigner (“Panda”) as the headliner for YAS! Fest, the youth arts showcase… Read more »

Five Warning Signs to Seek Help

Five Warning Signs to Seek Help

By: Dr. Paul Berkowitz Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Sinai Health System September is “Suicide Prevention Awareness Month” across the United States. According to recent… Read more »