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BUSINESS:  Several Logan Square Developments Foreclosed On

The building bloom along Milwaukee Avenue, in the 1st District, has been dealt another blow with three local projects sued for foreclosure by the lenders. continue reading »

EVENT:  Logan Square Latino Culinary Tour

Logan Square's Latino Culinary Tour will take place on Saturday, September 25th, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. There are a lot of opportunities on this tour to experience a wide variety of Latino foods. Multilingual Chicago has teamed continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  After School Program Teaching Social Enterprise

Co-op Image, an after school program, is teaching local kids about social enterprise with an eco-green business selling hot sauce. Co-op, that operates in several different Chicago Public Schools, is continue reading »

UPDATE: :  Sit-in Held to Save Field House

UPDATE: On its third day, a sit-in by parents demanding a library for a Pilsen elementary school took several twists and turns -- with police at one point threatening arrests, then abruptly leaving after more than 100 parents, students and teachers pushed past barricades to support the protesters"Why are you treating us like criminals?" resident Gema Gaeta said when school liaison Sgt. Ramone Ferrer pushed the door open. "Go fight the real criminals." continue reading »

SPECIAL PEOPLE:  East meets West in Humboldt Park

Spend a morning making the rounds with Keith Muhammad and you’re reminded why even the mightiest bridges – think Golden Gate, or maybe Brooklyn – rely on their smallest parts. continue reading »

EVENT:  (Logan Square) Fall Bicycle Tours

Every month, Big Shoulders Realty and Active Transportation Alliance host four- to six-hour, narrated bicycle tours of different Chicago Community Area. Tours focus on the architecture and continue reading »

CRIME: (Logan Square) Ice Pick Kidnapper Captured

Yesterday evening a 53-year old female was kidnapped at knife point from the Logan Square neighborhood at 2300 N. Sacramento. The alleged kidnapper was quickly identified as the v continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  GED Coaching in Logan Square

Volunteers who are fluent in Spanish will assist adult students with math and English homework for their GED classes. These classes will provide students with the assistance needed to master their knowledge of the subjects they continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Video on 26th St Independence Day Parade

Watch this year's Mexican Independence Day Parade in La Villita, 26th Street hosted by the LIttle Village Chamber of Commerce this past Saturday. continue reading »

CRIME:  Three Injured in Separate Shootings

Three young male individuals were wounded in separate incidents in the Lawndale neighborhood, with the first shooting occurring at 1800 South Harding Avenue and the other at 7600 S continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  South Lawndale to Receive Portion of Federal Funds for Neighborhood Rehab

Mayor Richard M. Daley said today Chicago has received more funding through the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) -- $168 million -- than any other local government continue reading »

CPS:  Officials Celebrate New Addition to Benito Juarez Community Academy

Creating new school buildings offers Chicago Public Schools students the facilities and equipment they need to succeed, Mayor Richard M. Daley said today as he cut the ceremonial ribbon on the new addition at Benito Juarez Community Academy. continue reading »

COMMUNITY: Man Looks “Beyond” to Make Lives a “Bitty” Better

COMMUNITY: Man Looks “Beyond” to Make Lives a “Bitty” Better

Within the Chicago neighborhood of Little Village, the Midwest’s largest Mexican-American population, there’s something going on. Things, and people, are changing. And that’s exactly what Rob Castaneda, Executive Director of Beyond the Ball, is trying to do. continue reading »

Samba and Save your Marriage at the Same Time

Samba and Save your Marriage at the Same Time

"The Marriage Ref " TV Show casting Call at Chicago Viva Latin Music Festival Millennium Park."The Marriage Ref" is a comedy panel show where celebrities help squabbling couples make peace with host Tom Papa. Created by Jerry Seinfeld himself, this is relationship advice... with a comic twist. "The Marriage Ref" casting team is searching the country for outgoing and opinionated married couples that have a long-standing argument or issue that must be resolved. No problem is too small or too strange! continue reading »

CRIME: “Operation Shady Business “ results in charges against 22 in drug ring

Federal prosecutors have announced charges against 22 members of a Little Village gang. The Gangster 2-6 Nation street gang has been under investigation for 15 months. Raids on Wednesday yielded a dozen guns, a kilo of cocaine, and 21,000 in cash. continue reading »