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Preschool Story Time (3-5 years)

Delight in wonderful stories, finger plays and crafts in these programs geared toward children ages 3 to 5, and their parents or caregivers. Date: Wed. October 20, 2010 Time: 11:00 am continue reading »

Chicago Bishop to Head San Antonio Archdiocese

Chicago Auxiliary Bishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, has been appointed to lead the archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas. Thursday, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Garcia-Siller to succeed Archbishop Jose H. Gomez who left in April after being named archbishop of Los Angeles. continue reading »

CRIME: Oak Lawn Man Arrested For Beating With Sledgehammer

CRIME: Oak Lawn Man Arrested For Beating With Sledgehammer

Felix Amparano is being held on $1 million bond for allegedly beating two women with a sledgehammer on Tuesday. The 31 year-old Oak Lawn man, is charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of continue reading »

CRIME: Home Invasion in Humboldt Park

CRIME: Home Invasion in Humboldt Park

Thursday morning, on the 900 block of North Lawler Ave, a home invasion was reported. The 911 call from the Humboldt Park area residence was received at 1:51a.m. after a man witnessed someone forcing their way into his neighbor’s home and holding several children at gunpoint. continue reading »

Department Of Tourism Releases New Chicago Neighborhoods eBook: “Eat Play Love Our Neighborhoods”

In an attempt to keep visitors and locals in the loop (no pun intended) with the best of the city's many neighborhoods, the Department of Tourism has released "Eat Play Love Our Neighborhoods," a free e-book that includes descriptions, history, cultural information and the most relevant foods in 75 neighborhoods throughout Chicagoland. continue reading »

2 Chicago Restaurants Make Esquire “Best” List While Another May Close

Esquire Magazine has placed two Chicago spots on its list of the twenty best new restaurants of 2010. Epic, in River North, was the first and is known fo continue reading »

8th Annual Pilsen Open Studios

The artist run, art and walk dubbed Pilsen Open Studios is kicking off on October 16th through the 17th and its bigger and better than ever. There will be over 55 spaces and over 80 artists continue reading »

List of 100 Most Influential Hispanics Includes Large Chicago Contingency

Hispanic Business magazine has prepared its list of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics and there is a large contingency from Chicago representing the legal, finance and public sectors. Included on the list are: continue reading »

200 New Chicago Police Officers Could Be Hired

200 New Chicago Police Officers Could Be Hired

Next year, in order to ease a severe shortage in manpower, as many as 200 new police officers will be hired in addition to the current 120-member class that began last month. Mayor Daley’s final budget was expected to be announced today which will include fun continue reading »

Assistant Secretary of State Jose Fernandez Travels to Chicago Promoting Trade

Assistant Secretary for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs Jose Fernandez will travel to Chicago, Illinois, and Des Moines, Iowa, from October 12 to October 14, 2010. continue reading »

CRIME: (McKinley Park) Man Found Shot at West 37th Street Alley

Juan Campos, 27 of Cicero Illinois was found shot in a McKinley Park alley yesterday morning. The alley located at 1708 W. 37th Street is where Campos was found with three bullet wounds. He was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital and was later pronounced dead. Witness are reporting a black vehicle drove to the alley and fired shots. continue reading »

Chicago’s Latino Theater Company “Teatro Vista” Celebrates 20 Years

The award winning theater group Teatro Vista, Chicago's largest equity Latino company, is celebrating its 20th season, with an original performance entitled "26 Miles." continue reading »

Chicago FBI Seeks ‘Swine Flu’ Bandit

The Chicago FBI is searching for a man they have nicknamed the “Swine Bandit” who they say was involved in at least five Chicago-area bank robberies since September. continue reading »

POLITICS:  Commissioner Manny Flores Endorses Gery Chico for Mayor

Illinois Commerce Commission Chairman Manny Flores has thrown his support and endorsement for Mayor of Chicago around Gery Chico. At a news conference continue reading »

CRIME:  Shooting on West Chicago Avenue

Monday night around 6:46 pm a shooting occurred on the 3700 block of West Chicago Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, leaving an unidentified 23-year old male shot. continue reading »