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Fiesta de Los Reyes and toy giveaway in Brighton Park

WHO: Ald. George Cardenas (12), Ald. Raymond Lopez (15), Southwest Side families WHAT: Ald. Cardenas and Ald. Lopez will honor the time-honored Latino community tradition of the Fiesta de Los Reyes by hosting the largest celebration of the holiday and toy giveaway on Chicago’s Southwest Side. WHERE/WHEN: The Brighton Park neighborhood, a center of Latino culture, […]

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CTA Ashland and Western Express Routes to Begin Dec. 21st

CTA Reinstates Express Service on Two of CTA’s Busiest Routes The CTA reminds customers that new Ashland and Western Express route service will begin on Monday, December 21, providing customers a faster service alternative to local bus service on two of Chicago’s busiest streets. Beginning on Monday, the #X9 Ashland Express and #X49 Western Express […]


Munger: Legislation clears way for swift payment processing

Legislation passed by the General Assembly and signed by the Governor will allow Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger to swiftly process payments for local governments, 911 emergency phone services, Lottery winners and domestic violence shelters, according to a press release from Munger’s office Monday. Approved by the House last week, SB2039 unanimously passed the Senate Monday, […]

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Bridgeport’s Got Beef competition

The Best Italian Beef Sandwich in Chicago will be decided Saturday, Nov. 14, (3-5:30 p.m.)in WLPN 105.5 Lumpen Radio’s first-ever “Bridgeport’s Got Beef” competition, featuring a “beef battle” broadcast live in front of a studio audience. The event will take place at the Co-Prosperity Sphere, at 3219 South Morgan Street, in Bridgeport. Eight local beefs will be judged by […]

New smart thermostat initiative to bring savings to Northern Illinois

  People across Northern Illinois are now eligible for rebates on smart thermostats that can cut the cost of the devices in half, making the convenience and increased control of energy use more affordable. The smart thermostat rebate initiative, a partnership between local utilities and advocacy groups, is the largest effort of its kind in […]

Office Assistant/Receptionist

B&L Automotive Repairs, Inc. is a family owned and operated, high volume, collision center, located on the Northwest side of Chicago. B&L Automotive Repairs, Inc. is a leader in the collision industry. Providing growth opportunities to its employees has always been one of our main objectives. B&L Automotive Repairs, Inc. is looking for Office Assistant/Receptionist […]

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5th Annual Villapalooza Music Fest

Don’t miss the 5th annual Villapalooza Music Fest Saturday, Sept. 5 from 12-10 p.m. at 26th and Central Park.  For more info visit www.villapalooza.org.


Midnight Circus in the Parks citywide tour kicks off this weekend, runs through October

The internationally-renowned Midnight Circus is back for the annual Midnight Circus in the Parks citywide tour, kicking off this weekend in Grand Crossing Park and running for eight consecutive weekends, concluding in Welles Park on October 18 (ticket and location details below).  Fresh off a triumphant run at the world-famous Montreal Circus Festival, where they […]

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City Council approves ordinance supporting investigation of Herbalife

The Illinois Herbalife Campaign held a press conference on Wednesday, July 29, to celebrate the approval of a city council resolution supporting an investigation of Herbalife, Inc., a multi-level marketing firm that allegedly targets Latino communities. “Last April, the Attorney General’s office launched an investigation into Herbalife’s business practices. Since then the office has failed […]

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Mayor Emanuel announces 311 enhancements to boost services for veterans

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the City has enhanced its 311 intake assessment and training process to better identify military veterans and active duty service members, so they more seamlessly can be connected to existing services and resources. “The brave men and women who have sacrificed so much and risked their lives in service to our […]