Community

Covers information for the Chicago neighborhoods from Fullerton and Chicago Avenue between the River and California Ave. They include: Bucktown, East Village, Noble Square, Ukrainian Village, West Town and Wicker Park.

Parks

Earth Day Neighborhood Cleanups: some postponed others not

Date: 
04/27/2019
TwoSmithParkVolunteers

Mother Nature has stepped in to change some neighborhood cleanup efforts on Saturday. Not only is rain being forecast but so is up to four inches of snow! 

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Remember!

This is 100th year of leaping forward

Date: 
03/09/2017
LpFrg100

When 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, becomes 3 a.m., it will be the 100th time daylight saving time will take effect!

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Libraries

A Game for Everyone: Humboldt Park Chess Program seeks to draw women, men, boys and girls of all ages

By: 
Rob Reid
Date: 
05/12/2018
Chessboard-Reid

This past fall, Humboldt Park Branch of the Chicago Public Library launched a weekend chess program intended to draw players at all levels. Inspired by the success

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Education Issues

No holds barred at City Council Special Education hearing despite CPS' hire announcement: Who holds the power?

Date: 
01/20/2018
KeenanJackson

One hour before the start of the City Council Special Education hearing the Friday before a holiday weekend, Jan. 12, at 2:30 p.m., with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) interim CEO, Dr. Janice Jackson, CPS announced adding special education positions. Aldermen were angry

Supporting community schools

Yates Elementary School: Join the fun and support staff

By: 
Rob Reid
Date: 
06/07/2018
TasteOfYatesPstr

The second Taste of Yates Fundraiser, organized by a group of Yates Elementary School parents in Logan Square, will

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Community Spring Cleanups

Humboldt Park is the place for an Egg Hunt

Date: 
04/05/2019
BunnyWEgg

Things will be hoppin' Saturday, April 6,

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Three Bucktown community cleanups begin with "bombing"

Date: 
04/05/2019
ChalkBombBoston

UPDATE: Ehrler changed its date to April 27!

As part of the Ehrler Park, 2230 W. Cortland St. cleanup from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., Apr. 6, cleaner-uppers are being encouraged to

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People Profiles

It's all about community and partnerships: Adam Henkels, CAPS Sergeant, 14th District

Date: 
03/15/2017
HenkelsTlks

"It's a bit like coming home," says Sergeant Adam Henkels, Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 14th District,

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Alums

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer was "born" close by

Date: 
12/24/2010
Rudoph

Montgomery Ward company, in 1939, gave a thirty-four year old copywriter named Robert  L. May, the task of creating a Christmas story for a promotional booklet to be given out to shoppers.

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