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President Preckwinkle, Dr. Shannon Stress Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis

President Preckwinkle, Dr. Shannon Stress Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) CEO Dr. Jay Shannon joined other elected officials, medical professionals and advocates in endorsing the statement… Read more »

Elected Officials Demanding Action to Stop Assault Weapons

Elected Officials Demanding Action to Stop Assault Weapons

By: Ashmar Mandou In the wake of the Back of the Yards shootings last weekend, Alderman Raymond Lopez and Alderman Milly Santiago joined gun safety advocates and community organizations on… Read more »

‘How to Adopt From Foster Care’ Seminar

‘How to Adopt From Foster Care’ Seminar

The Illinois Departments of Children and Family Services in partnership with Illinois Center for Adoption and Permanency, Let It Be Us, Pride Action Tank, and Windy City Times media to… Read more »

Chicago Disney Store Celebrates Unveiling of New Toy Line

Chicago Disney Store Celebrates Unveiling of New Toy Line

Jenna Ortega promotes “Elena of Avalor” By Nikoleta Morales On June 22, Disney Store on Michigan Ave in Chicago celebrated the launch of a new toy line for the upcoming… Read more »

Solidarity Through Pride

Solidarity Through Pride

By: Ashmar Mandou Amid the unforgettable tragedy in Orlando less than two weeks ago, Chicago Pride Parade will commence this Sunday, June 26th to honor those who lost their lives… Read more »

Don’t Drink and Drive this Independence Day

Don’t Drink and Drive this Independence Day

Every year, Americans head out on our roads to celebrate the Fourth of July at picnics, parties, parades and more. Unfortunately, for many, the celebrating includes drinking alcohol, which too… Read more »

Chicago Welcomes the International DaVinci Machines Exhibition

Chicago Welcomes the International DaVinci Machines Exhibition

The DaVinci Machines Exhibition has reached Chicago and is now open at the Water Tower Place. The museum quality exhibition is currently displayed on Level 3 at Water Tower Place,… Read more »

McDonald’s Launches New Frappé

McDonald’s Launches New Frappé

The launch of the McCafé Horchata Frappé from McDonald’s came just in time for the summer festival season here in Chicago. For many festival attendees the Horchata Frappé came free… Read more »

Annual Hunger Walk Attracts Thousands of Supporters to Walk for Hunger Relief

Annual Hunger Walk Attracts Thousands of Supporters to Walk for Hunger Relief

On Saturday, June 25, thousands will gather at Chicago’s historic Jackson Park for the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s 31st Annual Hunger Walk. The family-friendly event is a two mile walk… Read more »

No Beba y Maneje El Día de la Independencia

No Beba y Maneje El Día de la Independencia

Cada año, los estadounidenses se lanzan a la carretera a celebrar el Cuatro de Julio en picnics, fiestas, desfiles y más. Desafortunadamente para muchos, la celebración incluye bebidas alcohólicas, lo… Read more »