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To lift or not to lift a liquor moratorium on Ashland in Moreno's 1st Ward -- that is the question

Our Urban Times - 5 years 4 months ago
By:  Gladys Alcazar-Anselmo Date:  Saturday, October 20th, 2012 In exploring whether to lift a liquor moratorium on Ashland Ave. between Augusta Blvd. and Division St., 1st Ward...


Draft of food plan addressing obesity and a healthier culture in Chicago

Our Urban Times - 5 years 4 months ago
Date:  Friday, October 19th, 2012 Healthy Places, an initiative of Healthy Chicago, released a draft of a plan, called "Recipe for Healthy Places," on Oct. 17. The Intersection of Food and Obesity in Chicago began in July 2010, to help address obesity and build a healthier...


Boo-Palooza...the grandest of Halloween celebrations will be in Wicker Park on Oct. 27

Our Urban Times - 5 years 4 months ago
Date:  Friday, October 19th, 2012 Boo-Palooza, jam packed with activities to delight all ages, will be in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 27.read more


Chicago City Council's Progressive Caucus holding public meetings about the City's proposed budget since Emanuel won't

Our Urban Times - 5 years 4 months ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 Mayor Rahm Emanuel's reluctance to have community hearings about his proposed budget has prompted Progressive Caucus...


Community Alert: 13th District Burglaries in Ukrainian and East Village areas

Our Urban Times - 5 years 4 months ago
Date:  Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 Apartments in multi-unit buildings have been targeted during the day:read more


Chicago Bike Share Program plans to be discussed at 5 meetings

Our Urban Times - 5 years 4 months ago
Date:  Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 Five public meetings were announced by the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) to introduce the city's new bike share programread more


Ashland and Western part of pilot for Bus Rapid Transit being presented at public meetings

Our Urban Times - 5 years 4 months ago
Date:  Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 With 1.6 million from federal funds to study Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on 21 miles along Ashland and Western Avenues, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is giving the public an opportunity to learn and read more


Request by 32 aldermen for Public Hearings about school closings goes unanswered by Education Chair Latasha Thomas

Our Urban Times - 5 years 4 months ago
Date:  Monday, October 15th, 2012 No date set for October 3rd resolution signed by 32 Chicago Aldermen for public hearings about Chicago Public School closings. According to Latasha Thomas' office. Thomas is City Council's Education Chairman and 17th Ward Alderman, who did...


Police Commander Frank Gross leaves the 13th District for corporate America

Our Urban Times - 5 years 4 months ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Monday, October 15th, 2012 When Commander Frank Gross handed Captain Kevin Anderson a Certificate of Service during the 13th District Appreciation Day...


Thousands layed on the sand despite strong winds now looters are being murdered

Our Urban Times - 5 years 4 months ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 Our latest report from the scene along the Lake and downtown comes from Cassius Milton Wicker (not believed to  be...


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