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USGBC Launches Illinois Green Building Information Gateway Pilot

New app features a map-centric website that allows users to explore and compare hundreds of LEED projects across the Chicago region. At its Greenbuild Annual Conference & Expo today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the launch of the Green Building continue reading »

Fewer Latino Children Attending Pre-school

A new study released Tuesday, says that in Illinois, just over one in three Latino children attend pre-school. This is compared to more than half of African-American children and about two-thirds of white and Asian children. The national average is 48 percent overall. continue reading »

CPS announces Bilingual and World Language Initiative

CPS announces Bilingual and World Language Initiative

Program will seek to redefine traditional language education. Chicago Public Schools today announced the launch of the Bilingual Education and World Language (BEWL) initiative continue reading »

Local Artists Needed!

The Little Village Environmental Justice Organization is putting a call out to artisans for this year's Little Village Artisans Market. The Little Village Artisans Market is a great way to allow local artists to market and sell their products within the community continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Wanted for Hit and Run/Personal Injury

The hit and run incident resulting in personal injury occurred on Monday, November 8, 2010 at the address of 6200 block of S. California. Some time during the time span of 7:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Mayor Daley Names Chicago Community Trust Head to Run CPS

Mayor Richard Daley has appointed head of the Chicago Community Trust as interim chief of Chicago Public Schools. Terry Mazany, a former school administrator in Oakland and Detroit, is continue reading »

Open House of the Manufacturing Institute of Daley College

Daley College has one of the best equipped manufacturing training programs in the country. With CNC machining centers, gear manufacturing equipment, coordinate measuring machines, a complete CAD/CAM computer lab, continue reading »

New Urban Garden Provides Healthy Food for Hungry in Chicago

Representatives from the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council, Greater Chicago Food Depository and Origin Capital joined Ald. Edward M. Burke for the first harvest of a new Southwest Side urban garden Oct. 28. continue reading »

Some Tattoo Artists “Thriving” Despite Economy

With many unemployed, and others having lost, or are losing their homes due to the economy, one artistic community seems to be doing just fine financially…the tattoo community in Logan Squar continue reading »

Many Latin Restaurants Among Chicago’s 46 Bib Gourmand Restaurants

The list of Michelin’s 46 Bib Gourmand restaurants was released Monday, in anticipation of the release of the first-ever Michelin Chicago restaurant guide, and a number of Latin restaurants are among them. continue reading »

DRUGS: Southside Drug Seizures Turn Up Marijuana and Cocaine

DRUGS: Southside Drug Seizures Turn Up Marijuana and Cocaine

Members of the Chicago Police Department’s Narcotics Section made two separate narcotics seizures on the south side yesterday. Two men face felony drug possession charges in the incidents continue reading »

CRIME: Man Fatally Stabbed in Neck By Niece

Police say a man is dead after being stabbed in the neck by his 18-year-old niece during an argument Wednesday night. At 10:10 p.m., a 34-year-old man was arguing with his 18-year-old niece continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT:  Wanted for Hit and Run

COMMUNITY ALERT:  Wanted for Hit and Run

This incident occurred on Monday, November 8, 2010 on the 6200 block of S. California Avenue. At approximately 10:15 p.m., the victim, a male pedestrian, was attempting to enter his vehicle through the d continue reading »

Rahm Emanuel Nearly Egged in Little Village

Rahm Emanuel Nearly Egged in Little Village

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s front-runner, yet undeclared Mayoral candidate was in Little Village Yesterday. Emanuel was there to talk to a community group about what is needed to create jobs and was leaving the event. continue reading »

POLICE:  Roadside Safety Check on Saturday 11/13

POLICE:  Roadside Safety Check on Saturday 11/13

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Chicago Lawn (008th) District at 6450 S. Western Ave. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, continue reading »