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Chicago Bears Football Camp Returns

Chicago Bears Football Camp Returns

Chicago Bears Youth Football Camps provide safe, non-contact football instruction for kids ages 6 to 14 years old. Led by professional, USA Football-certified coaches, kids learn to run, throw, catch,… Read more »

Illinois Immigrants Protest Budget Cuts

Illinois Immigrants Protest Budget Cuts

By: Ashmar Mandou Now that the State of Illinois has begun a new fiscal year without a state budget for community services, the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights,… Read more »

Representative Arthur Turner joins AT&T in Sponsoring Free Shredding

Representative Arthur Turner joins AT&T in Sponsoring Free Shredding

Representative Arthur Turner and AT&T are hosting a free shredding event on Saturday, July 25th from 9a.m, to noon at 3849 W. Ogden Ave., Chicago, IL 60623. Guidelines for safe… Read more »

Mountain Dew Hosts ‘The Chicago Ball’

Mountain Dew Hosts ‘The Chicago Ball’

Mountain Dew hosted The Chicago Ball, a large format photography exhibit and cocktail party in support of youth charity through The Remix Project. The “black sneaker” affair paid homage to… Read more »

Inaugural Mariachi and Folklorico Festival Breaks Record

Inaugural Mariachi and Folklorico Festival Breaks Record

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Photos by Fernando Chavarria Thousands of music lovers converged onto the Jay Pritzker Pavilion Sunday afternoon for the inaugural Chicago International Mariachi and Folklorico Festival, presented… Read more »

Teams from Conflict Regions Find Peace through Soccer

Teams from Conflict Regions Find Peace through Soccer

Chicago KICS Cup organizers officially welcomed youth soccer teams from Israel, Palestine and Pakistan, that have joined the growing number of international and regional teams registered for the 2nd Annual… Read more »

Dream Comes True for Aspiring Entrepreneur Thanks to Illinois Lottery Win

Dream Comes True for Aspiring Entrepreneur Thanks to Illinois Lottery Win

“When I realized I won a quarter of a million dollars, I started planning how I will start my own graphic design business. I’m so excited to be able to… Read more »

Bolivian Artist to Make English Debut

Bolivian Artist to Make English Debut

By: Ashmar Mandou Entering the music industry was a natural progression for Bolivian musician Ignacio Val, whose family hails from a musical background. “My first memories of music were of… Read more »

Full of Pride

Full of Pride

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Love. Equality. Peace. Joy. All words spoken and felt at this year’s Chicago Pride Parade by all parade goers and supporters who helped kick-off a special… Read more »

City Unveils New Carver Park Teen Center

City Unveils New Carver Park Teen Center

Last Saturday, June 27, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Congresswoman Robin Kelly and the Chicago Park District unveiled the new Carver Park Teen Center which was made possible by a grant from… Read more »