Area public high schools face cycle of declining enrollment and funding

By Igor Studenkov. Byron Sigcho, director of the Pil-sen Alliance, told Gazette Chicago that public high schools in his community and other local neighborhoods are stuck in a cycle of declining enrollment. The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) allocate funding based on how many students attend each school. Many State and Federal grants work the same […]

School funding cuts result in vicious cycle of forced gentrification

Gubernarorial candidate Chris Kennedy in early January caused a major ruckus when he accused Mayor Rahm Emanuel of leading a “strategic gentrification plan” to force minorities out of Chicago…

Great food and fun available locally for Valentine’s Day

That special someone and great food is a combination that will assure a Valentine’s Day to remember. With superb restaurants, bakeries, and other food shops in this area, your Valentine’s Day is sure to be a great one.

ATN: February 2018

The Art Institute of Chicago will present I Strongly Believe in our Right to be Frivolous, the first solo museum exhibition in the United States of works by Mounira Al Solh, an artist living and working in Beirut and Amsterdam who creates drawings on yellow legal paper…