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Local businesses are granted awards for business upgrades

The Back of the Yards College Prep’s gymnasium looked more like a convention center room than a high school gym as more than 30 businesses lined up behind presentation tables giving out food samples and information about their services.   Mayor Rahm Emanuel awarded 51 businesses with more than $5 million in grants through the Retail […]

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The Warriors Running Group: Taking Over Pilsen and More

It was Adriana Alvarez’s first time running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Having only ran and trained for two months, she was finding it difficult to think past her fatigue. But as she came across mile 16, ready to give up, she found an extra boost of energy from a pair of familiar faces— […]