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ComEd Asking Residents to Test Solar Energy

ComEd is using some people who live along the Eisenhower Expressway and in Humboldt Park neighborhood to test some energy-saving ideas. The company calls it the innovation corridor that will use so-called smart devices and infrastructure. continue reading »

Mayor Dedicates New School in Brighton Park

Creating a safe school environment in which Chicago Public Schools students can excel academically is the key to ensuring the future both for the young people and the city as a whole, Mayor Richard M. Daley said today. continue reading »

World Music Festival returns Sept. 21 with over 80 artists and 30 venues throughout Chicago

World Music Festival returns Sept. 21 with over 80 artists and 30 venues throughout Chicago

Largest and longest running festival of international music in the United States returns to Chicago with over 80 artists at 30 venues throughout Chicago.The City of Chicago celebrates the best of today’s international music at the 12th annual World Music Festival this September 21-30, 2010. continue reading »

CRIME: (Logan Square) Bank Robbed On Milwaukee Ave

CRIME: (Logan Square) Bank Robbed On Milwaukee Ave

A Logan Square neighborhood bank branch was robbed Tuesday. continue reading »

Chicago Public Library is Celebrating Diversity in 2010

Chicago Public Library is Celebrating Diversity in 2010

Join the Chicago Public Library in Celebrating Diversity in 2010 with its annual September/October observance of Hispanic Heritage Month. For this celebration, which was established to recognize Hispanic continue reading »

“Celebrating History, Heritage, and the American Dream” at UIC

“Celebrating History, Heritage, and the American Dream” at UIC

UIC is one of the most diverse colleges in the nation. Every year UIC hosts Latino Heritage Month between the dates of September 15 and October 15 to commemorate Latino heritage, history and culture as well a continue reading »

CHICAGO- Come Celebrate Mexico’s 200th Anniversary of Independence

CHICAGO- Come Celebrate Mexico’s 200th Anniversary of Independence

The festivities will bring the Mexican and Mexican-American communities together as we celebrate the rich heritage, history, and culture of our Mexican ancestors who fought for their independence from the Spanish government during the early 1800’s. Here is a list of events the entire family can enjoy continue reading »

Will Chicago Elect its First Hispanic Mayor?

Will Chicago Elect its First Hispanic Mayor?

Puerto Rican Born City Clerk Miguel del Valle has officially announced that he is a candidate for Mayor of Chicago. Del Valle (59) was appointed city clerk in 06 and voted in two months late. With over 20 years as an Illinois state senator, Del Valle feels he is the candidate that can represent the entire city and not just a segment of the community. continue reading »

26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade

26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade

Celebrate Mexican Independence at the 26th St. Mexican Independence Day Parade on Sept. 12th in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. continue reading »

CHARTER SCHOOLS:  (Mckinely Park) New charter school opens

CHARTER SCHOOLS:  (Mckinely Park) New charter school opens

In McKinley Park on Friday morning, a new charter school was opened in the Southwest Side neighborhood. 2774 W. Pershing is the site of the ninth charter school from The United Neighborhood Organization in the neighborhood. continue reading »

CRIME:  Last night two decomposed bodies; a man and a woman, were found in a locked car.

CRIME: Last night two decomposed bodies; a man and a woman were found in a locked car. A passerby spotted the Ford wagon parked in the garage at 1657 N. Francisco Avenue. The deceased man has been identified as, 49 years old, John Gonzalez of 3522 S. California continue reading »

COMMUNITY EVENT: The Logan Square Preservation House & Garden Walk

COMMUNITY EVENT: The Logan Square Preservation House & Garden Walk, one of the longest-running neighborhood events of its kind, is scheduled for September 11, and features homes and churches along historic Kedzie Boulevard and surrounding thoroughfares. Visitors will have access to restored and renovated turn-of-the-century mansions, homes and gardens and runs from 10-5 pm. continue reading »

It’s official! A Year in Humboldt Park was selected for Chicago Artists Month!

It’s official! A Year in Humboldt Park was selected for Chicago Artists Month!

A Year in Humboldt Park is the naturalist photo essay of the year 2009 by Dina Petrakis, curated by Candice Martens with collaboration by Gerald Ritchie. Exhibition is at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N. Sacramento in Chicago, August 11 through October 29, 2010. Gallery hours: Friday 6-8pm and Saturday 1-4pm. August 11th opens with SummerDance at Humboldt Park. Repeating images of iconic Park views and individual photographs reflect the richness and diversity of a life cycle in the Park. continue reading »

Man shot standing on corner at 1100 block North Pulaski

A 36 year old man was shot as he stood on the corner of the 1100 block of North Pulaski at 4:30 pm Saturday. Two people approached the man, one took out a gun and shot the man twice, according to police. No one is in custody at this time. continue reading »

Iniciativa Saludable en Universidad Popular

NSN.- Universidad Popular, ubicada en el corazón del barrio de La Villita, le ofrece clases de nutrición y otras actividades de salud mental como yoga, danza y música, especialmente clases continue reading »