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Chef Driven Food Tours takes The Chronicle to Pilsen

May 11, 2015

Chef Driven Food Tours, a culinary tour designed, owned and guided by professional chefs, gave The Chronicle a personal tour of Pilsen. Chef Greg shows us Pilsen's hidden gems, starting with the neigh...

CFO and Vice President of Business Affairs, Michelle Gates, on the right, addressed the Faculty Senate on May 8 at the 33 E. Congress Parkway Building on the budget.

Budget concerns addressed at Faculty Senate

May 11, 2015

Michelle Gates, CFO and vice president of Business Affairs, visited the Faculty Senate May 8, continuing the conversation surrounding the 2015—2016 fiscal year budget.According to Gates, the proposed budget...

Search engine accessibility may foster fake intellect

Search engine accessibility may foster fake intellect

April 27, 2015

In a generation where information is a click away, Google is the go-to search engine for any question imaginable, but does the accessibility to answers make people more intelligent, or just make them thi...

Notable Native

Notable Native: Tricia Martinez

April 13, 2015

Women have the ability to create the most change in their communities, according to Tricia Martinez, founder and CEO of SHIFT, a web and mobile platform that allows users to send money to women in third-w...

Strategic Plan advertisements

Recent program eliminations spark mistrust in Strategic Plan, administration

April 13, 2015

Following the March 23 unveiling of the Strategic Plan draft during Spring Break, posters encouraging the college community to “continue the conversation” by sharing its feedback online at the college...

Police surveillance

Denied FOIA requests shed light on phone trackers

April 6, 2015

Chicago resident and political activist Freddy Martinez filed a second lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department in September for not responding to his Freedom of Information Act requests about h...

The block of Wabash Avenue between Madison and Washington streets will be closed for next 18 months due to the construction of the new Wabash and Washington stop.

Chicago Loop Alliance transforms Wabash Avenue into Magnificent Mile

March 30, 2015

From Wacker Drive to Congress Parkway, the Chicago Loop Alliance is spearheading a new infrastructure project, “Layers of Transformation,” to transform Wabash Avenue into a premier Chicago tourist dest...

Appreciation of neon signs marks end of an era

Central Camera Co.’s sign at 230 S. Wabash Ave. is one of the few neon signs left in Chicago. Such signs once illuminated nearly every storefront.

By Metro Reporter

March 30, 2015

Preservation Chicago, an organization advocating for the preservation of Chicago-based historic architecture, neighborhoods and urban spaces, released its annual top seven Most Endangered Buildings list March 4. T...

Notable Native: Jessica Droste Yagan

Jessica Droste Yagan

By Sarah Martinson

March 16, 2015

Jessica Droste Yagan, CEO of Impact Engine, is all about changing the world.Impact Engine is a tech company that helps startups earn a profit by solving environmental and social issues. In a 16-week accel...

City expands pilot domestic violence prevention program

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STATISTICS

By Sarah Martinson

March 16, 2015

The mayor’s office announced Feb. 26 Chicago would expand its domestic violence prevention pilot program beyond the 14th Police District to the 3rd Police District. The program was created to provide...

Workers dye the Chicago River green to kick off the city's St. Patrick's day celebration on March 16, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The dying of the river has been a tradition in the city for 43 years. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

St. Patrick’s Day rooted in immigrant tradition

March 16, 2015

Chicago is known for its extravagant St. Patrick’s Day celebrations—the parades, bar crawls up and down Clark Street and the greening of the Chicago River attract tourists from around the world. Ho...

THE CHI-TOWN LOW DOWN: Mayoral race continues with promises, campaign strategies

By Natalie Craig

March 9, 2015

As between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, the continuation of the mayoral race brings new campaign advertisements, strategies and promises.The race is closer now with only two candidates left in the running after Emanuel was forced into a runoff election Feb. 24 when he failed to receive 50 percent of the vote plus one single vote. Garcia, who won more than 33.9 percent o...

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