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Deadline Set For Park District To Replace Unsafe Pool Drains

The Chicago Park District is working to meet a June 15 deadline for installing safer drains in 38 outdoor swimming pools. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Weekend Plans: Prints, Girl Food And Antique Jewelry

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

2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Chicagoans Get Active In The 99% Spring

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

2 years ago | Progress Illinois | Permalink

Chicago native writes play about hip-hop music

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.

almost 5 years ago | Megan Cottrell

City reaches 'critical mass' of green vehicles

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

5 years ago | Marian Wang

Cabrini Connections links public housing kids and professionals

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.

5 years ago | Megan Cottrell

Teatro Luna paints unvarnished portrait of Latina life

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.

6 years ago | Cassandra Harlan

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