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30th of January 2018

Chicago’s Puerto Rican community overcomes adversity

by Ari Levin The Monday after her family arrived in Chicago from Puerto Rico, 19-year-old Liliana Losada stood in the middle of the Humboldt Park Field House holding a large, clear plastic bag full of clothes and coats for her entire family. Losada, her mother, grandmother, and cousins, are staying with her aunt, but it’s […]

Thinking Out Loud: The Science of Sleep

What’s keeping you up at night? Join Resurrection University on February 8 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm for a free two-hour program that will explain the things that can keep you up at night and let you know what you can do to overcome them. Dr. Kristine Tohtz will share key insights and information to help you […]

23rd of January 2018

Going On Vacation?

Don’t let a winter forecast stop you from setting aside time for a vacation. If you are leaving home, there are certain measures you can take to protect your property against burglars while it’s not being occupied. Check out the following infographic provided by ACM Community Management. Infographic courtesy of ACM Community Management

18th of January 2018

Bloomingdale Trail Park Advisory Council

Come meet your neighbors and learn what the trail has in store for everyone this winter! ¡Acompañenos! Venga a conocer a sus vecinos y aprenda mas acerca de lo que tenemos preparado en el trail este invierno. When/Cuando: Tuesday, January 30, 2018/ Martes Enero 30, 2018 Time / Hora: 6:30 pm Where/ Donde: Benhard Moos […]

11th of January 2018

10 Tips for Choosing a Tax Preparer

Here are ten tips for taxpayers to remember when selecting a preparer: Check the Preparer’s Qualifications. Use the IRS Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers with Credentials and Select Qualifications. It can be found on irs.gov and search “Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers”. Check the Preparer’s History. Ask the Better Business Bureau about the […]

Take College Credit Classes at Wright College Humboldt Park

Wright College’s Humboldt Park location welcomes prospective students who want to enroll for the Spring Semester 2018. You can choose from several college credit courses including Art, Business, Psychology, Astronomy, Criminal Justice, and Humanities. The campus is also offering professional development courses such as CPR, Financial Survival for Retirement and Multi-Axis Machining. Classes start Tuesday January 16th […]

18th of December 2017

Professional basketball player shoots to power lives

Basketball has always been a passion for Keila Beachem, but she had no idea just how far it would take her. As a young woman growing up on the south side of Chicago Keila and her family faced some challenges. Fortunately, her mother recognized Keila’s talent for playing basketball and made a decision that would […]

See the lights and make your holiday bright

If you are looking to get into the holiday spirit this year, grab your coat and head out to one of the many holiday light attractions in your area. For more than a decade, ComEd has been partnering with local organizations to provide discounts on area holiday light attractions through the end of the year. […]

12th of December 2017

Educating young drivers on the negative impacts of distracted driving

Despite national efforts to crackdown on distracted driving by tightening laws, distracted drivers, many of them under the age of 21, are involved in distracted driving accidents. In 2015, alone, 3,477 people were killed, and 391,000 were injured in accidents involving a distracted driver. If those numbers are startling enough, over 600,000 drivers use an […]

6th of December 2017

GALERIA CHICAGO at The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture

GALERIA CHICAGO The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture and the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art present a collaborative exhibition, GALLERY Chicago, pairing artworks from UIMA’s permanent collection with works by contemporary artists involved in NMPRAC’s programming. Art is a language that knows no nationality, and GALLERY Chicago will highlight one of the visual languages that artists of […]