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Run it, Walk it, or Watch it. A CTA guide to get on your 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Transit authority will offer special services to accommodate the large crowds expected for the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The marathon begins at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, October 10, starting just north of Jackson continue reading »

President Obama in the Windy City to Raise Money for the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee.

President Barack Obama arrived home to Chicago Thursday evening hoping to raise 750,000 to be split between the Giannoulias campaign and the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee. continue reading »

Mayor Daley Proposes Soccer field, Playground For Humboldt Park

Mayor Daley Proposes Soccer field, Playground For Humboldt Park

A new playground and soccer field would be built in historic Humboldt Park through an $800,000 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) measure introduced to City Council today by Mayor Richard M. Daley. Nearly 75 percent of the funds would be used for the new playground proposed for the 1300 block of North California Avenue. The playground would feature climbing equipment and a water spray for toddlers. continue reading »

Man Shot By Masked Assailant

Man Shot By Masked Assailant

On the 2500 block of West Chicago Ave, a man was shot around 4 a.m.. The man and a friend were walking when a man with a gun approached, demanded his money, and shot the victim. Fleeing the scene by foot, the shooter ran northbound from Rockwell and Chicago Ave.. continue reading »

Starting Tomorrow: MoCP “Cultural Impact of Mexican Migration” Photography Exhibit

Starting Tomorrow: MoCP “Cultural Impact of Mexican Migration” Photography Exhibit

The Museum of Contemporary Photography seeks to explore and analyze the layers of cultural impact of Mexican migration with their exhibit "La Frontera: The Cultural Impact of Mexican Migration" continue reading »

UPDATE:  Heat Restored at Pilsen School Sit-in

UPDATE:  Heat Restored at Pilsen School Sit-in

Monday, Chicago Public Schools turned off the heat to an elementary school field house in which parents had taken up residence in protest of CPS’s decision to tear it down. The City Council, Wednesday told CPS to postpone demolition of the Whittier Elementary School field house and restore the heat to the building continue reading »

Back of the Yards Boy Hit With Baseball Bat

Back of the Yards Boy Hit With Baseball Bat

Wednesday, after being hit with a baseball bat, a 17-year-old boy is on life support at Advocate Christ Medical Center. One his way home from school, the boy was attacked when a red vehicle pulled up next to him in continue reading »

UPDATE: Brighton Park: Teen Boy is Shot

UPDATE: Wentworth Area Detectives confirm that charges and an arrest have been made in the murder of Frankie Zamudio. Alberto Mangual is in custody and charged with the murder. Original: A teen boy was shot in the back and seriously wounded Sunday night in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the 4600 block of South California Avenue about 9:24 p.m. continue reading »

Gobernador Pat Quinn Anuncia Inversión de 50 Millones en Ayuda a Barrios Necesitados en Chicago

El Gobernador del estado de Illinois Pat Quinn, anunció hoy el inicio de un esfuerzo global para ayudar a fortalecer y revitalizar las comunidades urbanas de Illinois. continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Volunteer Opportunities Available

With funding from LISC/Americorps, the BYNC has recently hired a volunteer coordinator to work with the Back of the Yards/New City Task Force to organize and create opportunities for community residents to volunteer. Together we can make the Back of the Yards a better place! continue reading »

CPS and District to “Rescind the Discharges of Tenured Teachers”

CPS and District to “Rescind the Discharges of Tenured Teachers”

Chicago Public School (CPS) CEO Ron Huberman says the district will appeal a judge’s decision on the dismissal of teachers earlier this year. Tuesday, a federal judge ruled that 749 teachers were wrongly dismissed when the continue reading »

MOVIE:  Local Makes Movie Filmed in Logan Square and Pilsen

MOVIE:  Local Makes Movie Filmed in Logan Square and Pilsen

Carmen Marron grew up in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, and her film “Go For It!” brought her back to the area as it was filmed in Logan Square, Pilsen, Wicker Park, and Bucktown, and is being shown at the AMC River East. continue reading »

CPS:  Local Chef Visits Humboldt Park School

CPS: Local Chef Visits Humboldt Park School continue reading »

COMMUNITY: (Logan Square) Orchard Project to be Completed Soon

COMMUNITY: (Logan Square) Orchard Project to be Completed Soon

Along the Blue Line at Milwaukee and Logan Boulevard there currently lays food wrappers, tires, paper, graffiti and other discarded junk, but a single sign gives the neighborhood hope for the future of the site. continue reading »

UPDATE: Heat Turned Off at Site of Pilsen School Sit-In

UPDATE: Heat Turned Off at Site of Pilsen School Sit-In

Monday, at the request of CPS, People’s Gas shut off the gas to Whittier Elementary’s field house in preparation for the building’s demolition, said a People’s Gas spokesman. For almost three weeks, parents have been living in Whittier Elementary Scho continue reading »