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Chicago Begins Construction of City’s 100 miles of Protected Bike Lanes

This week Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) Commissioner Gabe Klein commemorated the beginning of construction on the City’s first one hundred miles of protected bike lanes. continue reading »

Illinois General Assembly Clears Way for Clean Energy Investment

Chicago Clean Energy will spur investment, jobs for Chicago’s Southeast Side; Bill passes with overwhelming, bi-partisan majority in House and Senate; awaits Governor Quinn’s signature continue reading »

City Council Give Mayor Emanuel’s Pick for the Public Buildings Commission, Juan Rangel

The Chicago City Council has approved Juan Rangel for appointment to the Public Buildings Commission.The PBC oversees oversees building construction for the city, Cook County, Chicago Public Schools, the Chicago Park District, and a number of other agencies. continue reading »

Unidentified Woman Found Beaten to Death in Little Village

An unidentified Asian Women between 50 and 60 years old was found just before midnight on Wednesday in Little Village. She was beaten to death and her body was found near the railroad tracks continue reading »

Logan Square Farmers’ Market Faces Opposition From Alder. Colon

Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood, like many others, has long had farmers markets up and down its streets, but politics nearly prevented them from continuing, as Alderman Rey Colon tried to have the permits take away. continue reading »

Chicago Catholics Prepare for Pope John Paul II’s Beatification

As Catholics all across the world anticipate the beatification of Pope John Paul II, some Chicagoans are making plans to celebrate in their own way. continue reading »

Chicago Organization’s Annual 5K Helps Handicapped Move Past Obstacles May 1st

Wheeling resident Reveca Torres damaged her spinal cord during a family trip to Mexico in 1994. “Becky,” as she’s called by family and friends, 13 years old at the time, was physically paralyzed and went to the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago to learn how to carry on with everyday life in a wheelchair. continue reading »

Man, 25, Shot and Killed in Humboldt Park

Wednesday afternoon, a man was killed in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood in what police believe was a gang-related shooting. continue reading »

The 11th Annual Chicago Día de los Niños Celebrating Young Americans Parade

Children’s Day is a Latin American tradition that celebrates the hopes we have for our children and the important role they play in shaping our future. continue reading »

CDC Reports on Chicago Obesity and Inactivity Rates

A recently released national report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that surveyed inactivity and obesity rates on a county-by-county basis reinforces what doctors have long been saying. The inactive need to be more active. continue reading »

Help LVEJO! Change Lives with Just 1 Click

100,000 clicks = $500 for Little Village Environmental Justice Organization. Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO,) also known as La Organización de Justicia Ambiental de La Villita, continue reading »

Chicago Streets Scene of Mayhem with Street Shootings Resulting in Bus Crash, 11 Injured

The crime ridden neighborhood of Englewood that is not easily shocked was taken back by the bold actions of two gunmen strolled the streets and opened fire at another vehicle causing a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus to crash, injuring 11 people. continue reading »

Baxter Helps Launch Health Science Career Academy to Prepare Latinos For Healthcare Careers

Chicago's first charter health science career academy - the Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy (IHSCA) - broke ground on February 18, 2011 to build its new, state-of-the-art facility continue reading »

“Days of Our Lives: A Celebration in Photos” at Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Various cast members from NBC’s daytime drama “Days of our Lives” will embark on a fan-filled multi city book tour promoting the glossy photo companion book, Days of our Lives 45 Years: A Celebration in Photos, continue reading »

The Air We Breathe: The Chicago Clean Air Design Challenge

The Air We Breathe is a regional design contest to address issues of air quality in two of Chicago's most affected neighborhoods - Pilsen and Little Village. continue reading »

Humboldt Park Family: 3 Killed, Many Injured in Kentucky Car Accident

On its way home from a wedding in Florida, an SUV driving through Kentucky on its way home to Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood, was struck by a truck, killing three of its passengers. continue reading »

Only One Week Left for Ice Skating at McCormick Place

Hurry to McCormick Place for free skating before March 1st! continue reading »

Official List of Write In Candidates City Wide

For the benefit of all Chicago Citizens, here is the official list of names of people, candidates, running for office as WRITE IN candidates. Many were forced off the ballot by the corruption that exist in Chicago, in the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners and with the current Aldermen. continue reading »

(Logan Square) Fire in Residential Building, 2 Without Homes

In Northwest Side Logan Square, a residential building caught on fire and has left two people without a home. Thankfully, no injuries were reported. According to the fire department spokesman Richard Rosado, continue reading »

Home Depot to hire 2,000 Seasonal Workers in Chicago Area

Home Depot announced that they would be hiring 200 seasonal workers to cover the 60 stores in the Chicago land area. continue reading »