Eighty young people from Bronzeville recently graduated from the Community Violence Prevention Program (CVPP) provided by Bright Star Community Outreach before taking on summer jobs. For most of these graduates, their training will give them their first exposure to the workforce.
This summer, youths ages four through 24 have thousands of opportunities to gain skills and earn recognition while they engage in their favorite summer activities through the Chicago City of Learning (CCOL) summer of learning and earning initiative.
Taylor Wallace, owner of Metal Magic Interiors Inc., has started a summer long project of transforming a 40-year-old honey locust tree into a work of art. The tree is located in McGuane Park in Bridgeport.
The crater-like potholes on 33rd and 35th streets under the viaducts near U.S. Cellular Field soon will be history, Alderman James Balcer (11th Ward) promised.
SAY of Chicago (Soccer Association for Youth), a coed recreational youth soccer organization, is celebrating its 15th year in 2014, and “involvement is only growing,” said league president Dan Fitzgerald.
With the onset of warmer weather, the physicians at University Village Chiropractic, 1354 W. Taylor St., anticipate an increased number of patients with sports injuries.
As part of its ongoing commitment to fight HIV/AIDS, Walgreens is collaborating with the Greater Than AIDS organization to help offer free HIV testing in support of National HIV Testing Day from Thursday, June 26, through Saturday, June 28. Free testing provided by health departments and AIDS service organizations will be available to the public [...]
Nord Anglia Education’s British School of Chicago South Loop campus, located at 161 W. Ninth St., is on schedule to open in September 2015. The school will serve approximately 835 preschool through 12th grade students, with a focus on middle and high school education.
The “Mike & Jen” team (Mike Hulett and Jennifer Liu) at Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty has announced McKinley Square — 64 new construction townhomes located at the corner of 35th Street and Maplewood Avenue in the McKinley Park community. The project follows the successful and recently sold out McKinley Gardens.
The University Village Association (UVA) will host two community meetings before Festa Italiana to discuss parking, traffic, and “how we can make it better,” UVA Executive Director Kathy Catrambone said.