Zuko’s Story : Finding friendship in the most likely place

By: Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago 

imagejpeg_0-1If you love dogs, you have probably heard some of the rhetoric supporting the adoption of rescued dogs; dogs that have been abused or abandoned in one way or another. Phrases like “adopt, don’t shop” and “rescue, rehabilitate, rehome” express toRead more

 

Giving Back to Improve Patient Care

By Bill Ligas

sch_patientsWhether providing bedside care, registering a patient for services or helping a patient schedule an appointment, Swedish Covenant Hospital employees are key to enhancing the patient experience. The Patient Care Fund was created to harness the ideas of employees to enhance patient care.Read more

 

Window Remedy-A Cleaning Service with a Social Cause

Need a local option for window cleaning? Janitorial services? Power washing? The team at Window Remedy can provide you with a local... remedy.

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Window Remedy are dedicated cleaning specialists who love to clean windows and offer other custodial services while making a difference. For every windowRead more

 

What Irate Ravenswood Manor Residents will want to Know

By Patrick Butler

When the 33rd Ward Transportation Action Committee holds its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, at Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose, a number of irate Ravenswood Manor residents will want to know:

  • What criteria the city will be using for judgingRead more
 

Police seeking your help to solve a mid-July shooting spree

By Patrick Butler

Police asking public’s help in clearing Uptown vehicle shooting spree, possible Lincoln Square gang attack

Police are asking your help in solving a shooting near Virginia and Giddings two months ago as well as a midnight shooting spree in Uptown that leftRead more

 

For the past 150 years, Graceland has been the “living end” for the rich and famous

By Patrick Butler

Onetime Illinois Gov. Frank Lowden, who married into the Pullman family, would probably have ended up as US vice president if he hadn't told the Republican kingmakers he wanted to "think about it." Back then, the vice presidency wasRead more

 

Galter LifeCenter Member Maintains Youth With Group Fitness Classes and Massage Therapy

gld-classEdward Mendoza has always believed in the importance of exercise. When he was 30 and working in construction, he noticed many 60-somethings were out of shape and unhappy. Now retired, he’s happy to have chosen a more active path, studying martial arts and using hisRead more

 

Farmers’ Market Already Underway Here

farmermkt2One neighborhood tradition that isn’t about to go away anytime soon is the farmers’ market that opened June 25 on the Town Square on the 4100 block of North Damen Ave.

About eight vendors will be on hand from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. everyRead more

 

Welles Pk. ‘Nature Area’ to be ‘People’s Project

By Patrick Butler

Neighbors tack on suggestions of their own to two proposed plans for a "nature play area" in Welles Park. Photo by Patrick Butler

Neighbors tack on suggestions of their own to two proposed plans for a "nature play area" in Welles Park. Photo by Patrick Butler

The dream of a “nature play area” in Welles Park moved a step further the sameRead more

 

Use It or Lose It, Pawar Warns No. 11 Riders

By Patrick Butler

Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th) State Rep. Greg Harris (D-13th) and former 47th Ward Ald. Gene Schulter talk before a ceremony heralding the return of bus service along Lincoln Avenue.  Photo by Patrick Butler

Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th) State Rep. Greg Harris (D-13th) and former 47th Ward Ald. Gene Schulter talk before a ceremony heralding the return of bus service along Lincoln Avenue. Photo by Patrick Butler

“Use it or lose it” wasRead more