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Mayor Emanuel Announces Additions Funding to Combat Graffiti

Investment Allows City to Address an Additional 40,000 Requests in 2013; Increase Graffiti Crews by 25 Percent - Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that the City will significantly increase it continue reading »

Chicago Cultural Plan 2012 Unveiled

New Cultural Plan was Developed Over Months of Meetings with Stakeholders and Community Members Across Chicago; Community Input Led Directly to a New Initiative to Develop an Arts Education Plan for Chicago Public Schools continue reading »

Chicago Aritsts Month Offer Lunch With A Featured Artist

Contest Information Available in this Week’s Time Out Chicago - Chicago Artists Month offers aspiring artists an opportunity to have lunch with one of the 19 Featured Artists, highli continue reading »

Juan Ochoa Wants to End “Fear and Intimdation” in Cicero

Mexican immigrant Juan Ochoa arrived without papers in the United States as a child, served in the Marines, was a social worker and successful businessman and now is entering pol continue reading »

Prosecutor: Fight Over Unpaid Rent Led to Attempted Murder of Landlord

Though Oscar Hernandez has no apparent criminal record, he is currently being charged with attempted murder for allegedly slicing his landlord's through over a rent payment dispute. continue reading »

Looking for Something to Do in Chicago this Weekend? We’ve Got You Covered!

As always, Chicago has lots of Latin flavor to offer this weekend, with Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández and Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán. Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel To Replace Entire Board of Ethics

Seven New Nominees Include Two Former Judges, Respected Attorney and Community Leaders - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the replacement of the entire Board of Ethics, an continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Major Expansion of After-School, Summer Program Opportunities for Children

Expansion Leads to Opportunity for A Total of 13,000 Children Across the City and Increases 2013 Budget Investment in Children's Programs by An Additional $9 Million continue reading »

Henry Cervantes Promotes Message of Peaces to Chicago Students

Amid the violence in low-income Chicago neighborhoods such as Little Village/La Villita, a Latino is teaching young people in several Catholic schools to be the bearers of a message of peace. continue reading »

Madigan Announces $1.4 Million Grant for Free Legal Help for IL Renters

Attorney General Distributes Funds from National Foreclosure Settlement - Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced that nearly $1.4 million in fundin 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 »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the Results of the Teachers Strike (VIDEO)

Following the Chicago Teachers Union strike, Mayor Rahm Emanuel released a video reflecting on the changes and status of the new contract. continue reading »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Ray Suarez Rally to End Violence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Ray Suarez will rally residents in the 31st Ward to march against gang and gun violence on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 5:30 p.m continue reading »

Governor Quinn to Lead Trade Mission To Brazil

Trip to Focus on Manufacturing, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Education and Tourism - Governor Pat Quinn will lead a trade mission to Brazil Sunday in an effort to increase eco continue reading »

Chicago Public Library Honors Hispanic Heritage Month 2012

Join the Chicago Public Library in Celebrating Diversity in 2012 with its annual observance of Hispanic Heritage Month. From September 15 through October 15, the Chicago Public Li continue reading »

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at Annual Buen Provecho! Pilsen

Come out and celebrate Mexican Independence Day. The Historic Pilsen Community will be bustling with hungry visitors attending the annual Buen Provecho! Pilsen. Many local restaurants, cafes and bakeries will be participating in the restaurant tour providing visitors with a sample of their delectable dishes. continue reading »

Advocates Around the World Observe First Ever Global Female Condom Day

Chicago Female Condom Campaign Helps Lead the Way on Sept. 12 Day of Action, Calls for Greater Access to and Increased Education on Importance of Female Condoms continue reading »

CPS Announces Details of “Children First” Plan to Help Parents and Families Most in Need

If CTU chooses to strike, CPS to coordinate safe and engaging environments for students whose families cannot access alternative options; 144 school sites will be open with limited hours; tools are available now for parents to sign up students continue reading »

North Lake Shore Drive Resurfacing Project Begins September 5th

Work to be Performed During Off-Peak Hours to Minimize Traffic Impact - The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) is overseeing the resurfacing of portions of North Lake Shore Drive, work that will largely be performed during off-peak hours in order to minimize traffic impacts. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Names New Downtown Park in Honor of Maggie Daley

On August 25, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the new park scheduled to begin construction in North Grant Park later this fall will be named Maggie Daley Park to honor Chicago’s beloved late former First Lady continue reading »