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Chicago Avenue Redux in the Works
- Tom Otto, Mar 6, 2014
- West Humboldt Park Development Council (WHPDC) and Chicago Community Loan Fund (CCLF) have been awarded a grant from Citi Foundation to implement a planning process to revitalize the Chicago Avenue…
Local residents, businesses weigh in on ‘The 606’ in hard cover segment [video]
- Feb 25, 2014
- Residents and local business owners express excitement, hope as well as uncertainty in a recent segment on the Bloomingdale Trail, produced by Humboldt Park-based Community TV Network (CTVN)’s…
Clemente Student becomes Member of All-City Member Band
- Feb 24, 2014
- On Saturday, February 8th, Felisha Rodriguez performed at Schurz High School as a member of the 2013-2014 All-City North Region Band.
Humboldt Park affordable housing wins Green award; Now leasing apartments
- Michael Burton, Feb 20, 2014
- Although green amenities are usually associated with luxury housing, a West Humboldt Park development is showing that affordable housing and environmental sustainability can go hand in hand.
Clemente Seniors Participate in Civics Day
- Feb 17, 2014
- In celebration of Lincoln’s birthday and Presidents' Day, the senior class at Roberto Clemente High School participated in "Civics Day" on Thursday, February 13th.
Aspiring storytellers gather in Humboldt Park
- Libby Juliá-Vázquez, Feb 14, 2014
- Everyone has a story to tell, and through the Smart Communities program, Bickerdike Redevelopment and Open Space at Nellie's help provide the know-how with a writing workshop!
Do you really need a business plan?
- DSBDA (Division Street Business Development Association), Feb 14, 2014
- Thinking of starting a business? Here are five reasons why you need a business plan.
The Return of EveryBlock
- Feb 13, 2014
- A relaunch for a website that has local news about Humboldt Park—from construction permits to what your neighbors care about.
CPS Assembles Latino Advisory Committee to Better Serve Latino Stakeholders
- Feb 10, 2014
- A new CPS created Latino task force is designed to increase engagement with the Latino community and to enhance the educational success of Latino students
Tips for Job Fair Success
- Joe Reaves, Director, Wright College Career Planning & Placement Center, Feb 7, 2014
- On Friday, February 14, 2014, from 9am-1pm, Wright College will host a Manufacturing and Healthcare Careers Job Fair at its Humboldt Park location, the Humboldt Park Vocational Education Center. Here…
Vote! Who has the better Jive Turkey Burger?
- Tom Otto, Feb 3, 2014
- There is a friendly competition brewing between two of our favorite restaurants on the Chicago Avenue corridor:
Bro-N-Laws Bar-B-Q vs. Turkey Chop Gourmet Grill
Little City Publishes First Issue of Foster Care and Adoption Newsletter
- Little City Foster Care, Jan 22, 2014
- Read updates and see photos from Little City Foster Care and Adoption Program. In 2013 we served approximately 60 foster youth in over 50 foster homes, and 17 youth found a loving, permanent home…
THE 2014 Puerto Rican Tiple Construction Workshop announces date for 2014 workshop session
- Carlos Flores, Jan 22, 2014
- The 2014 Puerto Rican Tiple Construction Workshop announces dates for upcoming workshop.
We Mourn the Passing of Rev. Dr. Ramon L. Nieves, Jr.
- Center for Changing Lives, Jan 17, 2014
- Our community endures a tremendous loss with the peaceful passing of Rev. Dr. Ramon Luis Nieves, Jr. on the evening of Thursday, January 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. His loving family by his side.…
Humboldt Park Ranks #10 on Redfin's List of 10 Hottest Neighborhoods in America
- Reposted from DSNews.com, Jan 16, 2014
- Redfin on Tuesday came out with its annual list of the country's "hottest" neighborhoods. The company ranked 105 neighborhoods across 21 major markets that have grown the most in popularity during…
City Colleges Announces Increase in Graduation Rate, Completion Rate
- City Colleges of Chicago, Jan 15, 2014
- City Colleges of Chicago announced today that the City Colleges’ graduation rate has nearly doubled since its Reinvention initiative launched in 2010, reaching 13% in FY2013. The total number…
Do Your Civic Duty and Let Your Voice Be Heard!
- Sarah Tansley, Jan 14, 2014
- Register to vote today for the upcoming primary election!
Clemente Senior In All City Portfolio Exhibition
- Jan 13, 2014
- Senior Shavonne M. will have her artwork displayed for the 2014 All City Senior Portfolio Exhibition. The Senior Portfolio exhibition is an opportunity to showcase the work that graduating seniors…
Teen Leadership Institute
- Dwaine Venton, Jan 10, 2014
- We are having the Teen Leadership Institute (TLI) Orientation at the South Side YMCA (Studio B) from 6:30pm-7:30pm.
Join the Team at Turkey Chop
- Quentin Love, Jan 9, 2014
- Do you want to Learn the restaurant business? Turkey Chop is looking for some good candidates to be a part of our internship program. We are looking for individuals with marketing, cooking, serving…
Sinai Urban Health Institute Launches Second Community Health Survey
- Sinai Urban Health Institute, Jan 3, 2014
- Sinai Urban Health Institute Launches Second Community Health Survey:
Data Captured Will Help Improve the Health of Chicago’s Most Vulnerable Communities
With support from The Chicago…
Bickerdike membership elect new members of Board of Directors
- Jan 2, 2014
- The blistery low temperatures of a typical Chicago winter weren't enough to keep Bickerdike members at home on Saturday, December 7th. Man members braved the cold to participate in the election of…
Clemente Basketball Team Plays Strong
- Dec 25, 2013
- Clemente came into Manley High School expecting a big win. They got the win, but it wasn't easy. The game remained close throughout, with Manley jumping to an early lead. The Clemente Wildcats fought…
Shop Local for the Holidays
- DSBDA (Division Street Business Development Association), Dec 24, 2013
- Local shops are offering amazing savings this holiday season - enjoy discounts on appetizers, clothes, decorations, holiday deserts and much much more.
Keep your home clean the Green way!
- Dec 17, 2013
- Green cleaning is easy and can save you money! Get homemade, chemical-free recipes to replace some of your favorite cleaners.
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