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Stewards Market Looks to Educate Youth, Community About Finance, Business

On Saturday, Dec. 4, The Stewards Market will host the grand opening of their new office space in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The non-profit agency, dedicated to educating our youth about financial literacy while providing entrepreneurial continue reading »

Remembering the 1958 Lady of the Angels School Fire

Remembering the 1958 Lady of the Angels School Fire

In 1958, on December 1st, just after 2PM, a fire began in a waste receptacle near the bottom of a staircase in the Lady of the Angels school. It had been going for awhile before it was finally discovered, and by then, it was too late to stop it. continue reading »

Erie Family Health Center: One of Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2010

Erie Family Health Center: One of Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2010

Why do employees of Erie Family Health Center smile? Because even when times are tough, they are working for one of the greatest employers in Chicago. This month the Chicago Tribune continue reading »

Illinois Emergency Management Agency’s Winter Preparedness Guide

Winter weather, with its frigid temperatures, snow and ice, can be extremely dangerous, even deadly. To help Illinoisans handle winter's hazards, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) will highlig continue reading »

Man Shot in Humboldt Park Monday

Monday night, a man was hospitalized after being shot in the arm and chest. Around 7p.m., the 39-year-old man was shot on the 3700 block of West Iowa Street by someone that approached on foot and began shooting. continue reading »

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Attend DREAM Act Rally

A DREAM Act rally held at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s campus on Monday counted Gery Chico and fellow mayoral candidate Miguel del Valle as attendees. Mayor Daley’s former chief of staff, Gery continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  19 Year Old Parolee Arrested For Killing Cop and Ex-CHA officer

BREAKING NEWS:  19 Year Old Parolee Arrested For Killing Cop and Ex-CHA officer

Timothy Herring, 19, of the 8100 Block of S. Manistee Avenue has been charged in the first-degree murder of Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk. Herring has been on Parole since September and lived across from the Ally where Flisk had been shot Friday afternoon. continue reading »

United Southwest Chamber of Commerce Holiday Event 2010

Who: United Southwest Chamber of Commerce What: USCC Holiday Event Dinner Drinks Live Music Where: UNO Veterans Campus 4842 W 47th Street Chicago, IL 60632 Driving Directions When: continue reading »

Help Police Solve 16-year-old’s Murder

Help Police Solve 16-year-old’s Murder

Chicago police are looking for any information regarding the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy who was killed on November 25th on the 1900 block of W. 49th Street, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. continue reading »

Marquette Park Man Shot and Killed

Sunday, an 18-year-old man was shot to death in the Marquette Park area. The fatal shooting happened around 3:11pm in an alley behind the 2600 block of West 71st Street, said Officer Daryl Baety, continue reading »

Hispanic Entrepreneurs Flourish in Little Village

With over 500 businesses on the 26th St. strip, Little Village’s immigrant entrepreneurs are flourishing, but other Midwest towns have not been as lucky. The Little Village Chamber of Commerce’s new Director, Nilda Esparza, along with vice-chair, Robert Garza describe the area as the cultural and economic home to Chicagoland’s Mexican population. continue reading »

CRIME:  (Logan Square) Woman’s Body Found in Alley

A deceased female's body was discovered in the Logan Square neighborhood this Saturday morning when a man was walking his dog. continue reading »

CRIME:  Charges Filed in Shooting & Home Invasion

Antonio Smith, 29, of 5500 South Marshfield Avenue has been charged with the Back of the Yards home invasion and shooting that occurred earlier this week. Smith was arrested for forcibly entering a home at t continue reading »

ZONING: (Logan Square) Logan Square Kitchen Prevails at City Zoning Hearing

Logan Square Kitchen’s Zina Murray has prevailed before a city zoning panel. Over the last six years, at least three shared kitchens have opened in Chicago. They’re for caterers, bakers, confectioners and others who can’t afford their own facilities. continue reading »

USDOT Selects Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as Regional Resource Center

The U.S. DOT Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) just announced that the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) in Chicago will serve as the Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) for the Great Lakes Region covering Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. continue reading »