JULY 2014

Pilsen residents hold vigil to oppose construction of metal shredding plant

In an ongoing effort to prevent a metal shredding facility from being built in their community, activists and residents in Pilsen recently held a candlelight vigil…

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Alternate Forms of Transportation are Desirable, but Closing Taylor Street Would be a Disaster

Earlier this year, the Active Transportation Alliance (ATA), an organization that advocates for increased bicycling, walking, and public transit, called for creating more car-free streets and plazas in Chicago and released a list of 20 streets and locations where the organization would like to see automobiles banned.

Slow metal shredder process

Concerning the question of whether to allow construction of a metal shredding facility in Pilsen, we urge Alderman Daniel Solis and the City to…

Summer Camps; Farmers Markets; Fiesta Del Sol

Armour Square Park at 3309 S. Shields Ave. offers fitness classes and athletic programs. Registration has begun online at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com and in person for Day Camp for youngsters ages six through 12.

ATA wants to close Taylor Street, other streets to cars

The Active Transportation Alliance (ATA), a Chicago-based group advocating for increased bicycling, walking, and public transit, has called for more car-free public streets and plazas in the city and recently released a list of 20 locations where it would like to see cars banned.