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‘Taste of Chicago To-Go’

‘Taste of Chicago To-Go’

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced the reimagined “Taste of Chicago To-Go” from July 8 to 12 that will still allow food lovers to enjoy one of the city’s most beloved summertime traditions. Taste of… Read more »

City Expands Cooling Resources to Combat Scorching Temps

City Expands Cooling Resources to Combat Scorching Temps

City Officials announced added resources for residents to find relief from extreme heat this week. Through Friday, July 10, residents will have access to cooling centers, cooling buses, Chicago Park… Read more »

Ford Offers Mental Health Support

Ford Offers Mental Health Support

State Representative La Shawn K. Ford (D-CH) is offering mental health support to families in Chicago that are experiencing a high level of violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. Free screening… Read more »

Extreme Heat is in the Forecast: Tips to Stay Safe

Extreme Heat is in the Forecast: Tips to Stay Safe

As temperatures soar into the 90s this week, with heat index values near 100 degrees, the FEMA Region 5 office in Chicago is encouraging residents to avoid the dangers of… Read more »

Chicago Reports Significant Increase in Opioid Overdose Deaths in 2020

Chicago Reports Significant Increase in Opioid Overdose Deaths in 2020

A health alert issued by CDPH late last night outlines details of a significant rise in opioid overdose deaths in Chicago from January 1 through May 31, 2020, with an… Read more »

Advocate Aurora Health Launches Social Media Campaign #IWearAMaskFor

Advocate Aurora Health Launches Social Media Campaign #IWearAMaskFor

Advocate Aurora Health has launched a social media campaign encouraging people in communities across Illinois and Wisconsin to share who they wear their mask for. Tell us why you take… Read more »

Teach Your Children to Avoid the Mistakes You Made with Money

Teach Your Children to Avoid the Mistakes You Made with Money

Numerous surveys show that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, have little saved for retirement, and lack fundamental financial knowledge. Part of the problem, experts say, is that financial literacy has… Read more »

Sones de Mexico is Back

Sones de Mexico is Back

Families and people of all ages can learn to play guitar and learn about Mexican culture with a professional musician from Sones de México Ensemble. Parents and siblings are encouraged… Read more »

Chicago Teens Begin Remote Summer Programs through After School Matters®

Chicago Teens Begin Remote Summer Programs through After School Matters®

After School Matters® has re-envisioned summer programs to provide safe, equitable and innovative remote learning opportunities during the pandemic to 10,000 Chicago teens. More than 500 different programs in the… Read more »

Lakeview, Little Village Walmart Locations Reopen

Lakeview, Little Village Walmart Locations Reopen

Committed to their plan to invest $35-$50 million to rebuild neighborhoods across the city, Walmart has reopened two of their locations, Lakeview (2844 N. Broadway) and Little Village (2551 W…. Read more »