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Alderman Cardenas Hosts Largest Clean and Green on Southside

Alderman Cardenas Hosts Largest Clean and Green on Southside

On Earth Day (Saturday, April 22) the City of Chicago will hold a city-wide “Clean and Green” to promote environmental and neighborhood stewardship. As Chairman of the City’s Committee on… Read more »

New Eats in Chicago

New Eats in Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou One of the greatest aspects of Chicago is its culinary scene and this week two mom and pop shops opened up dishing up savory meals for residents… Read more »

Adopt-a-Beach Program Springs into Action for 2017 Beach Season

Adopt-a-Beach Program Springs into Action for 2017 Beach Season

As spring finally begins to appear around the Great Lakes, volunteers are heading out to beaches for a spring cleaning. The Alliance for the Great Lakes’ Adopt-a-Beach program mobilizes thousands… Read more »

Community Groups Call for Labor Stoppage on May Day

Community Groups Call for Labor Stoppage on May Day

By: Ashmar Mandou On Monday morning, members of Chicago Community and Workers Rights, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos, Domestic Worker and Day Labor Center of Chicago, Chicago Workers Collaborative, Raise the… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Time for your Tech

Spring Cleaning Time for your Tech

Just like your closets get overrun with clothes over the year, phones, too, can become low on space. But unlike closet cleaning, spring cleaning your electronics won’t cause you to… Read more »

Latinx Youth Fighting Displacement Through Storytelling

Latinx Youth Fighting Displacement Through Storytelling

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Latinx youth from Logan Square orchestrated an event as part of #BrownInChicago, a project led by youth housing activists at Logan Square Neighborhood Association, who presented… Read more »

Millennium Park Summer Film Lineup to Feature First Spanish-Language Film

Millennium Park Summer Film Lineup to Feature First Spanish-Language Film

The popular Millennium Park Summer Film Series returns, Tuesdays, June 13 through September 5, at 6:30pm. This year’s line-up kicks off with the 1980 Chicago classic The Blues Brothers, the… Read more »

A Night with Beloved Actor Eugenio Derbez

A Night with Beloved Actor Eugenio Derbez

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Enthusiastic fans spent an intimate evening with beloved actor and comedian Eugenio Derbez Tuesday night at the National Museum of Mexican Art. Derbez was in Chicago… Read more »

Statement from the Archdiocese of Chicago About the Good Friday Walk for Peace

Statement from the Archdiocese of Chicago About the Good Friday Walk for Peace

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, led a group of more than 1,500 people of all faiths, ages and backgrounds on a Walk for Peace through Englewood today, Good… Read more »

EPA Employees Demand Meeting

EPA Employees Demand Meeting

The union representing 1000 Environmental Protection Agency employees in the Midwest demanded that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt visit EPA Region 5 headquarters in Chicago during his trip to the area… Read more »