West Loop concerned about losing Carmichael green space

Community activists are protesting a proposal to raze a neighborhood restaurant and adjacent green space in the South Loop.

UI Health offers new managed care plan

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System now offers a managed care plan for patients currently enrolled in Medicaid.

Sweet Maple Café celebrates 15th anniversary

Restaurants come and go so quickly all too often in Chicago, so it is a rarity when one sticks and finds success.

CIC announces plan to redevelop rental buildings

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan have announced the Community Investment Corporation’s (CIC) new 1-4 Unit Rental Redevelopment Program.

Community creates Hoyne Park mural

For the last three summers, the employees of BridgeNet Solutions, a logistics consulting company at 35th Street and Archer Avenue, have traded work time on Friday afternoons for volunteer opportunities at food depositories, a garbage cleanup of McKinley Park, and, most recently, assisting with the Hoyne Park Mural Project.

South Loop Neighbors to host Loft Walk

Join South Loop Neighbors on Saturday, Nov. 1, for the 15th annual Loft Walk from 1 to 6 p.m. Registration and check-in starts at 12:30 p.m. at Dearborn Station, 47 W. Polk St.

Mercy adds prescription dispenser kiosk

Center has installed a MedAvail MedCenter outpatient prescription dispensing kiosk in its emergency department. The medication dispensing kiosk is the first of its kind in the United States.

UIC is finalist for Obama Presidential Library

The Barack Obama Foundation has informed the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) that it is one of four finalists in the competition among sites in three states to become the home of the Obama Presidential Library and Museum.

Gazette BRT coverage wins Apex Award

The Gazette’s 2013 coverage of the proposed Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) down Ashland Avenue has won an Award of Excellence from Communications Concepts in the News Writing category in the organization’s Apex 2014 competition.

Tri-Taylor community group revitalized

Local residents have reestablished the Tri-Taylor Community Association, several years after it became inactive.