Posts Tagged “Chicago”

Glenwood Ave Arts District Festival Aug 20 – 22

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Glenwood Ave Arts District Festival Aug 20 – 22

Glenwood Ave Arts District Festival Aug 20 – 22 The Glenwood Avenue Arts District has announced that it will be hosting the 20th Annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest on August 20th through August 22nd along the cobblestones streets of Glenwood Avenue and Morse avenue in the “Heart of Rogers Park”. The festival will kick-off on…

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React from anti-crime aldermen on special City Council meeting

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React from anti-crime aldermen on special City Council meeting

React from anti-crime aldermen on special City Council meeting By Ray Hanania A special Chicago City Council meeting was held on Friday (July 2, 2021) to address the rising gun violence and record deaths taking place in Chicago. Many Aldermen have criticized Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot for failing to do her job. Lightfoot has responded…

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LakeView Towers Association members protest exclusion from 46th Ward public meeting

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LakeView Towers Association members protest exclusion from 46th Ward public meeting

LakeView Towers Association members protest exclusion from 46th Ward public meeting Diane Santucci releases this statement in response to being denied her vote as the authorized representative of her association at the 46th Ward Zoning Committee. Lakeview Towers Board Member Diane Santucci is opposed to a proposed development at 4600 N Marine Drive, which is on the…

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Fiesta Del Sol Citizenship & Immigration Expo

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Fiesta Del Sol Citizenship & Immigration Expo

Fiesta Del Sol Citizenship & Immigration Expo Fiesta del Sol is a festival known for its food, live music, attractions for kids and adults, and the joy and warmth of the festival-goers.   However, an essential part of our Festival, and where we strive year after year to provide tools to the community, are our…

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Community voices unheard in debate over renaming Millennium Park in honor of DuSable, Friends of the Parks argues

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Community voices unheard in debate over renaming Millennium Park in honor of DuSable, Friends of the Parks argues

Community voices unheard in debate over renaming Millennium Park in honor of DuSable, Friends of the Parks argues Friends of the Parks’ Statement on DuSable Park and Recognition for Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable and his wife, Kitihawa As support staff to the 30-plus year collective DuSable Park Coalition struggle to actualize DuSable Park, Friends of…

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Mexican Cartel drug kingpin’s daughter sentenced for narcotics violations

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Mexican Cartel drug kingpin’s daughter sentenced for narcotics violations

Mexican Cartel drug kingpin’s daughter sentenced for narcotics violations; El Chapo wife pleads guilty Daughter of Notorious Mexican Cartel Leader Sentenced for Criminal Violation of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act. Jessica Johanna Oseguera Gonzalez, 34, of Guadalajara, Mexico, pleaded guilty on March 12, 2021. According to court documents, she violated the criminal penalties of the…

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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1 Ordinance extends protections to more than 200,000 renters On June 1, 2021, all provisions of the Cook County Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RTLO) will go into effect. The ordinance extends housing protections to renters and landlords in more than 245,000 suburban households.  “Substandard…

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Construction on I-294 will cause delays

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Construction on I-294 will cause delays

Construction on I-294 will cause delays Detours scheduled through Mid-June on 79th Street Ramp, Archer Avenue for ongoing bridge work on the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project Long-term closures and detours are scheduled in June for the ramp connecting westbound 79thStreet to LaGrange Road and on westbound Archer Avenue for pavement work as part of…

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Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy in the South Loop

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Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy in the South Loop

Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy In the South Loop It Takes A Village Family of Schools, in partnership with The Rana-Reagan Pharmacy, UI Health, Miles Square Health Center, and IMPACT, is hosting a community covid-19 vaccination clinic this Friday, May 21st from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The event will…

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Pappas hosts tax forum Sunday in Bridgeview

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Pappas hosts tax forum Sunday in Bridgeview

Pappas hosts tax forum Sunday in Bridgeview Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas joins the Arab American Democratic Club (AADCIL.org) Samir Khalil and Sonia Khalil, and the Arab American Chamber of Commerce (AACCUSA.org) Hassan Nijem on Sunday May 16 10 AM to 1 PM at Nikko’s Banquet Hall at 7600 S. Harlem Avenue. Pappas will unveil…

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Pappas celebrates Mother’s Day giving away roses on MagMile

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Pappas celebrates Mother’s Day giving away roses on MagMile

Pappas celebrates Mother’s Day giving away roses on MagMile Pappas and Jordan celebrate Mother’s Day by giving away 500 fresh-cut Ecuadorian roses on the Magnificent Mile with Luxe Bloom On Sunday, May 9, between 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Cook County Treasurer Pappas and Media Personality “Candid” Candace Jordan will host a Mother’s Day celebration…

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Street Gangs not racism is Chicago’s top plague

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Street Gangs not racism is Chicago’s top plague

Street Gangs not racism is Chicago’s top plague When it comes to the record-setting murder rate in Chicago’s neighborhoods, the real priority should be fighting street gangs over sometimes exaggerated claims of racism. But the news media sees that exaggerating racism claims especially with regards to police sells newspapers while Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is…

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