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Parent Group Calls on CPS to Reopen

Parent Group Calls on CPS to Reopen

By: Ashmar Mandou As the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools continue to clash over the return of in-person learning, a new group has emerged in an effort to… Read more »

After School Matters® Offering Remote Program Opportunities

After School Matters® Offering Remote Program Opportunities

Applications are now open for the more than 400 remote programs happening this spring through After School Matters®.  Safe, equitable, and innovative remote learning opportunities are available for approximately 8,000 Chicago high school teens this spring. Students can apply… Read more »

Illinois Tax Filing Season Begins

Illinois Tax Filing Season Begins

The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) will begin accepting 2020 state individual income tax returns on Friday, February 12, the same date that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) begins accepting… Read more »

City Council Passes Anti-Deconversion Ordinances for Pilsen and The 606

City Council Passes Anti-Deconversion Ordinances for Pilsen and The 606

City Council passed two anti-deconversion ordinances, one for Pilsen and one for the immediate areas surrounding the Bloomingdale Trail (the 606), designed to reduce displacement of low- to moderate-income residents… Read more »

New Role, New Goal: Loretta Ivette Trevino

New Role, New Goal: Loretta Ivette Trevino

By: Ashmar Mandou Recently, The Little Village Chamber of Commerce and The Little Village Community Foundation announced the selection of Loretta Ivette Trevino as Executive Director. Trevino has garnered quite… Read more »

Humboldt Park Welcomes New Business Incubator Program

Humboldt Park Welcomes New Business Incubator Program

The Humboldt Park community will soon welcome a new business program designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners succeed. ¡Wepa! Mercado del Pueblo, is an incubator and shared… Read more »

Whiskey-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Whiskey-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients • 4 large sweet potatoes (about 3 pounds) • 1 cup pecans • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for the dish • 1/2 cup agave nectar (preferably amber)… Read more »

Not in a Vacuum

Not in a Vacuum

By Daniel Nardini It seems that so many libertarians (with both a small “l” and a large “L,” the large “L” standing for those who are actual members of the… Read more »

Estafas de Cheques de Estímulo y Como Evitarlas

Estafas de Cheques de Estímulo y Como Evitarlas

El segundo cheque de estímulo por $600 que se distribuyó a los estadounidenses ha llevado a estafas en línea sin precedentes que sobrepasaron los $200 millones. IRS reportó pagos de… Read more »

El Museo de Ciencias e Industrias Reabre la Exhibición Marvel

El Museo de Ciencias e Industrias Reabre la Exhibición Marvel

El Museo de Ciencias e Industria de Chicago (MSI) reabrirá al público el 7 de marzo con la tan anticipada exhibición Marvel: Universo de Super Héroes, ahora extendida hasta el… Read more »