Community

Building future basketball champions

Annual program teaches teamwork, builds community Last Saturday, July 12 all hands were on deck for the Hoops in the Hood program…

Voices of the Community/Voces de la Comunidad

Jose G. Guadalupe Salazar I’m so frustrated. Did my appointment in Carbondale. In this location it looks like they don’t want to…

Local street performers share their story

To the editor: My wife and I were surprised and delighted when you recognized us on the street and encouraged us to…

Arts and Entertainment

A tribute to Alejandro Nava

Bonded by loss, an ensemble of artists paid meaningful tribute to a beloved peer Last Friday July 11, Prospectus Gallery in Pilsen…

Nightmare in Pilsen: Horror short film series captivates movie lovers

Infamous for its onslaught of blood, guts and gore, horror movies are not for the faint of heart. Still, the adrenaline rush…

Local Events: Arts and Entertainment

July 20- Chinatown Summer Fair Enjoy cultural activities like mixed martial arts demonstrations and a Lion Dance procession, in one of Chicago’s…

Education

Building brains all summer long

Summer vacation has just begun. Long lazy days for children to chase the ice cream truck and play…

Local student creates awareness about hydrocephalus disorder

Message from a local student: My name is Ivon Montano and I am a senior at UIC College…

Sports

Chicago sends players to MLB All-Star game

Even though both of Chicago’s baseball teams started out with poor performances through the first half of the…

Kane and Toews sign 8-year contracts

After falling short in the Western Conference Finals against the Kings, the Blackhawks had to look beyond their…