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Teens Help Spread the Word About the Bloomingdale Bridge Transplant
TPL and Build Chicago staff and ambassadors help spread the word about the 606
Little City Foster Care Spring Newsletter
As we wait for the weather to catch up with the calendar, Little City’s Foster Care & Adoption Program remains hard at work. We continue to engage with the community, bringing awareness to…
American Red Cross Provides Family Reconnnection
American Red Cross Restoring Family Links program helps locate and restore communication between families separated internationals by conflict, disaster or other humanitarian emergencies.
Putting it all “On the Table”
The concept is pretty simple – 10,000 Chicagoans eating, talking and discussing great ideas about how to make the region a better place to live.
Divvy Bike Program: Success or Failure?
In 2013, the Divvy Bike Operation was placed in Chicago to deliver several factors to the development of transportation. It has been a year now, and so the question rises; is the program worth it?
Thinking of Starting a Business?
Are you thinking about startng a business? Starting a business is an exciting proposition, but it’s also an incredibly challenging undertaking.
A Safe or Vulnerable Passage: Perceptions of Safety
At one point, there were nine elementary schools in the Humboldt Park Neighborhood. With the recent school closings, there has been a raise in fear and anxiety about the safety of school children.…
Tips If You Can't Pay the IRS On Time
Options if you owe the IRS
Chandeliers - A little bit of Michigan Avenue right on Chicago Avenue.
You might miss this little retail store underneath the Sportswear & Shoes sign at 3703 W Chicago Avenue if you don’t look closely. Sandwiched between Franklin’s Beauty Shop and a soon…
Turkey Chop Hot Meal Site: Feed Your Body and Your Soul
Good food is about more than feeding your body! On March 3rd, 2014 Turkey Chop Gourmet Grill opened a Free Hot Meal Site at 3506 W Chicago Avenue. It is the only hot meal site in West Humboldt Park…
Humboldt Park Resident from Decatur Classical School Advances to State Reflections Contest
Local Humboldt Park resident advances to PTA State Reflections Contest.
Issue with the IRS "Where's My Refund" Tool
Issue with the IRS "Where's My Refund" Tool
Clemente Wins Support From Community Leaders
On Friday, March 7th , over 60 community leaders and clergy members gathered at Roberto Clemente Community Academy to learn about the school’s recent transformation and place within a larger…
Free Kells Park Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Come out and join the fun for the Annual Kells Park Easter Egg Hunt in West Humboldt Park! This free event will take place on April 18 at 2pm in Kells Park, located at 3201 West Chicago Avenue, at…
Chicago Avenue Redux in the Works
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]
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
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
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
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
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!
The Return of EveryBlock
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
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
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?
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
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…

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