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Free and open to the public, this exhibit opened on February 26th from 3-5 pm at the Hyde Park Arts Center. The opening highlighted various interactive activities with guests. Included was a silkscreening workshop led by William Estrada from the Chicago ACT collective from 12-5 p.m. 5020 S. Cornell Avenue.
The Garfield Park Conservatory is now showing their 2017 Flower Show Spring Training. It incorporates icons of Wrigley Field! Mixed in, you can find a few foul poles, iconic ivy-covered walls, and ‘W’ win flags. The show opened February 18th and will run through May 14 at 5 p.m. The Garfield Park Conservatory is free […]
Held at the National Museum of Mexican Art, the Best Of Yollo show is a collection of work by the young people of Yollocalli Arts Reach. The opening is on March 24 from 5-8 p.m. and runs through Aug. 13. It is free and family friendly. 1852 W. 19th Street.
The opportunity to enjoy America’s favorite pastime has been revived in Davis Square Park following the completion of a Cubs Charities-funded facelift. Members of the community, the Back of the Yards College Prep baseball team, Davis Square Park leagues and a number of public officials gathered Thursday, May 27 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate […]
Four candidates are vying for late State Rep. Esther Golar’s seat on March 15. The Gate sent questionnaires to each of the four candidates and received responses from all of them. Read their responses below to learn more about their backgrounds and positions on the issues before you cast your ballot. Responses have been edited […]
For as long as he can remember, Brian Taylor has wanted to start his very own brewery and taproom. Soon that dream will come to fruition. Over the last couple years or so, Taylor and his business partner, Ria Neri have been steadily working to launch a new brewery at The Plant- Whiner Beer Company. […]
More than a decade ago, Veronica Ocampo’s oldest child began Head Start and Ocampo found an amazing program” that helped her achieve a lifelong dream: to go to college. Today, Ocampo is studying early childhood development at Harold Washington College and teaching with the UIC Center for Literacy’s Family Start Learning and Support Services, better […]
*Courtesy of the National Pawnbrokers Association 1. What does a pawn store do? Pawn stores offer loans, secured by something of value. The pawn store may have other business elements such as retail sales. However, pawnbrokers focus on lending money. 2. How does a pawn loan work? Customers bring in an item of value, and […]
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A new report issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finds that nearly 8 in 10 uninsured Latinos may qualify for Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or lower costs on monthly premiums through the Health Insurance Marketplace. If all states took advantage of new opportunities to expand Medicaid coverage […]
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Chicago Public Schools (CPS) will be closed Monday, Jan. 27 and Tuesday, Jan. 28, due to the extreme cold temperatures and high winds. District officials have been closely monitoring weather conditions over the weekend and believe Monday’s expected subzero temperatures and high winds will make it dangerous for children and families traveling to and from […]