To Neuter or not to neuter? That is the question …

Contributed by A. Tosone

If you listen to the tiniest amount of animal welfare news then you’ve probably heard it more than 10,000 times. PLEASE SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR PETS! We animal rescuers thump our chest and stand behind our battle cry. It is theRead more


Scholarships Acknowledge Hard Work and Giving Back to Community

By Patrick Butler

Lake View High School senior Daniele Anderson never dreamed she’d ever be getting a college scholarship. Not with the grades she was getting. When she first started her academic career, school was a struggle.

And that’s exactly why she was one ofRead more


Pi-Hi Cafe

Since opening officially in December 2013, Pi-H Café has been one of the most talked about new restaurants in the Northcenter/Roscoe Village community. With a unique menu of Mediterranean dishes, wood-fire pizzas, fresh and healthy panini sandwiches, and real fruit smoothies, it has given thatRead more


Lucila’s Homemade LLC

Lucila’s Homemade LLC is a wholesale pastry business located in the Ravenswood Corridor specializing in handcrafted and traditional Argentine pastries called Alfajores, increasingly known as Alfies®. They consist of two soft and crumbly cookies sandwiched around a luscious dollop of Dulce de Leche (creamy caramel).Read more


Heartworm: The importance of prevention

by A. Tosone

Ask any local veterinarian and they will tell you that your pet should be on preventative medicine for heartworm. No questions asked. It’s imperative. Even life saving.

But what exactly is heartworm? Heartworm is a parasite that lives in the heart andRead more


Foundations Announces 2014 Scholarship Plans

The Foundation is pleased to announce that they will award three students from three local high schools $1,000 scholarships to use toward their college educations. Seniors heading to college from Lane Tech College Prep High School, Lakeview High School and St. Benedict Preparatory High SchoolRead more


Rewarding the Youth of our Community

The Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club, located at 2501 W. Irving Park Road, has been an integral part of the community for 75 years. They offer many programs for children from 6 – 18 years of age and build strong community partnerships with area schools, seniorRead more


Eliminating vacancies along Lincoln Avenue

Written by Foundation guest author Patrick Butler

vacanciesThe workman cleaning up in front of a long-vacant former tavern on the 4200 block of North Lincoln Avenue had no comment on the empty storefronts between Irving Park and Montrose.

“All I know is I was hiredRead more


The Ravenswood Corridor: Linking Yesterday with Today

 Written by Foundation guest author Mark Schipper

There hasn't been a need for a real Renaissance in Ravenswood because bricks never go out of fashion, but a new era is taking shape amongst the old structures of the North Side's light-industrial corridor.

With 22 new railroadRead more


Aquaman offers innovative and efficient watering solutions

Dan the Aquaman had been in business since 2005 helping Chicagoans grow their gardens green and healthy with innovative and efficient watering solutions. He specializes in the installation and maintenance of micro-irrigation systems in the City of Chicago. His systems are ideal for small urban landscapesRead more