The Chicago Park District is working to meet a June 15 deadline for installing safer drains in 38 outdoor swimming pools. more
Hey, Chicago! Hey Chicago, hey, we're over here. There you go. We know Friday is a big day, but once you're done celebrating, you may... more
For thousands of people across the country this week marks a time of protest training dubbed the “ 99% Spring .” With a goal of amassing 100,000 participants nationwide, the weeklong series of educational seminars will take place in living rooms, church... more
Inspired by music he heard growing up in public housing, artist writes play that reminds his generation about their culture. "It's about falling back in love with yourself," he says.
Chicago officials are pushing for more hybrid vehicles for city workers. They just rolled out the city's first hybrid medium-duty truck, and plan to purchase more as technology improves
The program matches kids from Cabrini Green with volunteer professionals. The kids get help with their homework and also connect with caring adults. The adults learn about the challenges of growing up in public housing.
Teatro Luna, born out of its founders frustration at finding too few good roles for Latina actresses, specializes in sketches pulled from real life. Their approach is connecting with audiences in new ways.