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Check Out Chicago’s Own “Queen of Tape” Anna Dominguez

Chicago born artist, Anna Dominguez, has adopted tape as her medium of choice. Calling herself the “Queen of Tape,” Dominguez has created various masterpieces featuring skylines to notable celebrities using only tape. continue reading »

This Bulls are Coming! The Great Bull Run of Chicago

The Great Bull Run, inspired by Spain's Running of the Bulls, will be at Hawthorne Race Course near Chicago on July 12th, 2014 and you can now sign up. Participants can get an adrenaline rush as they sprin continue reading »

Chicago Launches Bike-Sharing System Divvy Just in Time for Summer

As of Friday, just 48 hours after registration began, Chicago's newest transit system has a reported 1,000 "Founding Members." Divvy, a program of the Chicago Dept. of Transportation, is a bike-sharing system that will give Chicagoans continue reading »

Illinois Woman Arrested for Selling Fraudulent Identity Documents

A woman was arrested Wednesday on charges she allegedly sold fraudulent identity documents to illegal aliens. These charges resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Custom continue reading »

inPERU Road Show arrives in Chicago to Highlight Opportunities in Peru

Fresh off of successful road shows in London and Hong Kong, inPERU, a non-profit association made up of government and financial entities whose main goal is to promote investment opportunities in Peru, continues its U.S. tour. On Wednesday, Jan. 30, the inPERU Road Show arrives in Chicago for its second stop in its US three-city tour – including stops in New York City and San Francisco continue reading »

City of Chicago To Offer Christmas Tree Recycling At 23 Citywide Locations, January 5-18, 2013

Seasonal program provides residents with an environmentally-friendly tree disposal option - The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS), in partnership with the Chicago Park District continue reading »

Chicago Teen Wins Scholarship, Quinceanera, As Grand Prize Of Verizon’s My Fabulous Quince

Verizon Wireless today announced that Corina Perez from Chicago is the grand prize winner of its My Fabulous Quince essay contest. Perez received the highest number of online and text message votes among all of the semi-finalists. As part of her grand prize package, she will receive a college scholarship, four smartphones and Verizon gift cards. continue reading »

City Colleges’ Men’s Soccer Teams Face Off for the First Time This Season

Daley College Bulldogs to play Truman College Falcons at Kennedy-King College - A freshman trio will lead Daley College men’s soccer team as it faces off the first time this seas continue reading »

Gov. Quinn Announces IL Exports to Mexico Topped $3 Billion

Recently, Governor Quinn announced that Illinois exports to Mexico in the first half of 2012 topped $3 billion, a 13.7 percent increase. Mexico has played a key role in Illinois’ rise in exports with 20 percent growth in 2010 and 34 percent growth in 2011. continue reading »

Chicago Environmental Groups Look Into Land Reuse After Coal Plants are Decommissioned

Both of Chicago’s Coal Power Plants have been officially decommissioned. A Mayoral Task Force convened to discuss the reuse of the sites releases report highlighting common ground reached between community organizations, the City of Chicago and Midwest Generation. But community concerns over remediation are yet to be addressed. continue reading »

Governor Quinn Announces Record High of Illinois Exports to Mexico

Calls Mexican Independence Day a time to honor a century of friendship, trade - On the eve of Mexican Independence Day, Governor Pat Quinn today announced that Illinois continue reading »

Ecological Restoration To Begin On Northerly Island

Park District Expands Programs for Campers, At-Risk Youth, as Army Corps of Engineers Begins Work - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly announced continue reading »

Univision Chicago News Anchor Announced as Moderator for Emerge Hispanic Networking Event on Aug. 16

Paula Gómez is an award winning journalist for Univision Chicago - Univision Chicago Weekend News Anchor Paula Gómez has been confirmed as the moderator for the Emerge Hispanic Networking Series continue reading »

Chicago’s Visitor Industry Sees Boom in Both Jobs and Spending

2011 Shows Outstanding Progress; Best Numbers in Several Years - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago President and CEO Don Welsh announced today that Chicago’s visitor indu continue reading »

Chicago Alderman Moreno Blocks Chick-Fil-A From Building in His Ward

A Chicago politician announced his intention to keep Chick-Fil-A from opening a restaurant in his neighborhood, in protest over the anti-gay marriage stance of the chain’s president. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, Illinois Institute of Technology Announce Innovation Center

New Hub of Creative Education, Technology, and Entrepreneurship to be Built at IIT's South Side Campus - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) President John L. And continue reading »

Taste Of Chicago Pop-Ups A Success

As another Taste of Chicago has wrapped and cleared from Columbus Drive, one of the festival’s newest feature was not only enjoyed by the customers, but also by the restaurateurs. Presented by WTTW11’s Check, Please!, the Taste Pop-Ups were a hit! continue reading »

Chicago Residents Support Marijuana Decriminalization Via Online Petition

Within 24 hours, more than 2,000 Chicago residents sign online petition launched by former prosecutor supporting Chicago’s proposal to make marijuana possession an infraction instead of a misdemeanor. continue reading »

Chicago Cultural Center’s “Transforming” New Exhibit

USSA 2012: The People’s Palace’s Gift Shop June 23 – August 31 - The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces the transformation of an existing space in the Chicago Cultural Center to expand opportunities to showcase visual arts. The continue reading »

Teen Finally Honored for Art Project Celebrating Chicago’s First Responders

Herbie Pulgar's Poster to Represent Fourth Congressional District of Illinois in U.S. Capitol Art Exhibit - Rep. Gutierrez Receives Chicago Teen on Trip to Washington continue reading »