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Cook County Publishes Policy Roadmap Executive Summary

Cook County Publishes Policy Roadmap Executive Summary

Under the leadership of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, the Offices Under the President (OUP) has published the executive summary of the Cook County Policy Roadmap, OUP’s strategic plan,… Read more »

‘Be Bold, Be Confident, Honor Your Roots’

‘Be Bold, Be Confident, Honor Your Roots’

By: Ashmar Mandou Señorita Miss Cicero Kate Gonzalez was always encouraged to dream big. “My parents always taught me to dream big, to step outside of my comfort zone in… Read more »

Chicago Housing Authority Residents to Receive Payments for Utility Expenses

Chicago Housing Authority Residents to Receive Payments for Utility Expenses

Current and former Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) residents will receive payments of up to $6.675 million as part of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by six current and… Read more »

Around Town: El Grito Edition

Around Town: El Grito Edition

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Friday, September 14th Chéjere (Mexico) National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W. 19th St. 3 p.m.: Workshop 7 p.m.: Performance All Ages Free Saturday, September 15th… Read more »

The Mexican Empire

The Mexican Empire

By: Daniel Nardini Mexico, like almost every country in the Americas, is a republic with a president, a congress, and a constitution establishing a republican form of government. This was… Read more »

McKinley Park Businesses to Convene Toward Neighborhood Planning

McKinley Park Businesses to Convene Toward Neighborhood Planning

A first-of-its-kind gathering of McKinley Park neighborhood businesses looks to inform community planning at the Business Focus Group breakfast on September 19th at the 36Squared Business Incubator. Part of the… Read more »

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 »