Cheese, seasonable fresh produce, baked goods, and honey are just some of the items available at the Bridgeport Farmers Market, held every Saturday through Sept. 17 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 35th and Wallace Streets…
Though an ordinance that would have forced Midwest Generation to reduce soot and greenhouse gas emitted from its Chicago coal fired power plants did not make it out of a joint City Council committee hearing in April, supporters have turned to new Mayor Rahm Emanuel to take action.
The South Loop/Chinatown area soon may have a new indoor skate park at 1600 to 1725 S. Clark St. — the first of its kind in the city.
About 40 residents of the community around Fosco Park picked a design concept for a new multipurpose recreational area on a one-acre site just south of the park field house at 1312 S. Racine Ave.
Vince Romano, founder and editor of the Taylor Street Archives (TSA), wants the Italian-American history of the Near West Side featured more prominently in the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, which is owned and operated by the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
The Bridgeport Citizens Group has formed to increase neighborhood safety by helping residents get to know each other better and keep on the lookout for criminal behavior. The group aims to create a network of community residents who watch out for one another and help make the neighborhood a better place to work and live.
Developers are planning three new projects for the West Loop, and locals are hoping for development of another parcel as well.
Independent wholesale produce distributor Testa Produce Inc. recently opened a new 91,000 square-foot, $20-million distribution center in the Chicago Stockyards Industrial Park at 4555 S. Racine Ave.
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) student athletes, coaches, and staff recently celebrated the Flames’ academic success at the annual Night of Champions Academic Banquet.
UIC student athlete academic award winners for 2010-11 are: Baseball, Andrew Leonard, 3.5, management; Nicholas Addison, communication; and Steven McGuiggan, communication.