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Legendary Mariachi Sol de México Performs at NMMA

Legendary Mariachi Sol de México Performs at NMMA

The Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández performed at a fundraising concert on behalf of the Mariachi Heritage Foundation (MHF) at the National Museum of Mexican Art on Thursday,… Read more »

Cicero’s Mexican Independence Day Parade Draws Large Crowd

Cicero’s Mexican Independence Day Parade Draws Large Crowd

The Mexican Independence Day Parade and a weekend of celebrations that included El-Grito attracted more than 15,000 attendees, parade organizers said. The events were hosted by the Cicero Mexican Cultural… Read more »

Governor Quinn Honors “Latinos Building Illinois”

Governor Quinn Honors “Latinos Building Illinois”

Since the 1880s, Latinos have been building Illinois’ roads, railroads and water infrastructure. Governor Pat Quinn will showcase their accomplishments as part of 2014 Latino Heritage Month with a free… Read more »

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrates at Chicago Public Library

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrates at Chicago Public Library

The Chicago Public Library is “Celebrating Diversity” with its observance of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 – October 15, featuring a variety of programs highlighting the culture, traditions and… Read more »

Pilsen Celebrates Mexican Independence

Pilsen Celebrates Mexican Independence

Fiestas Patrias Committee and the Mexican Consulate in Chicago hosted the 204th Anniversary of Mexico’s Independence on Monday, Sept. 15th in Pilsen which featured performances by Mariachi Mazamitla de Jalisco… Read more »

City Announces 2014-2015 One Book, One Chicago

City Announces 2014-2015 One Book, One Chicago

Chicago Public Library Commissioner Brian Bannon was joined by NPR Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me host Peter Sagal, and program sponsors Allstate & BMO Harris, to announce the selection for… Read more »

Daley Plaza Hosts Citizenship Ceremony

Daley Plaza Hosts Citizenship Ceremony

The Chicago U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), along with the Secretary of State Jesse White, hosted a special naturalizations ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 26th at Daley Plaza. The event… Read more »

Annual <em>¡Buen Provecho!</em> Restaurant Walking Tour in Pilsen

Annual ¡Buen Provecho! Restaurant Walking Tour in Pilsen

In continuation with the Mexican Independence festivities, Eighteenth Street Development Corporation presents its 6th annual restaurant walking tour, ¡Buen Provecho! in the heart of Pilsen’s commercial district. The walking tour… Read more »

El Café 90 Millas se extiende al Centro Lincolnwood

El Café 90 Millas se extiende al Centro Lincolnwood

Los residentes del área de la Costa Norte de Chicago próximamente va a experimentar la esencia de la cultura cubana y a disfrutar de la cocina cubana auténtica ganadora de… Read more »

El Hospital Saint Anthony nombra un Nuevo Director de Servicios de Emergencia

El Hospital Saint Anthony nombra un Nuevo Director de Servicios de Emergencia

El Hospital Saint Anthony, un hospital comunitario que sirve en los lados Oeste y Suroeste de Chicago, anunció el nombramiento de Jeremiah Leonard como Director de Servicios de Emergencia. Jeremiah… Read more »