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Save it for Some Rainy Play
Multi-generational physical activity event connects neighbors to their local school, in Auburn Gresham's PlayStreets activations.
The magical mystical Cook County Land Bank lures homebuyers
This Urban Landlady blog post tells how homebuyers and investors can use the Cook County Land Bank to build our community and get great deals on vacant properties. .
Wait, did you say you just WAIVED all the taxes?
Ever notice a nice-looking house or building which has been vacant for years and no one seems to know why? Read this post on the Cook County Land Bank Authority!
Mayor Emanuel’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Is Open For Applications!
The Neighborhood Opportunity Fund is a new grant to help strengthen our commercial corridors on Chicago's South, Southwest and West Sides. The NOF grant cycle is now open.
Constructing Communities: The SARFS Program at the GAGDC
What's good for our seniors is good for all of us.
FPCC Permits Available for Purchase at Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center
FPCC Permits Available for Purchase at Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center, Visitors can purchase picnic, event permits. Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center, Western Ave. & 87th St. Chicago, IL 60620
Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health and Wellness!
Can one iconic building along a key commerical cooridor lead the way to improve the health of a neighborhood? Community leaders and organizations in Auburn Gresham are progressing on a transformative…
City of Chicago Refuse and Recycling Holiday Schedule
Please note these important changes to the refuse and recycling schedule due to the Monday, May 29 Memorial Day holiday . All city-collected refuse will be serviced Tuesday through Friday …
FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall!
The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall, 8th Floor. To register for a workshop…
For the 8th Consecutive Year, 100% of Urban Prep Seniors Have Been Admitted to College
For the 8th Consecutive Year, 100% of Urban Prep Seniors Have Been Admitted to College; Urban Prep Shares Why 100% Matters as Students Announce College Selections at Annual Signing Day Event,…
Scott Joplin Elementary School Displays Auburn Gresham GOLD School Spirit!
Auburn Gresham GOLD Schools Continue to Rock We see you Scot Joplin Elementary School!
Cook 8th-Grader Aces CPS Selective-Enrollment Test, Earns Maximum Score
Thirteen-year-old Daysha Straight was the only student at Cook Elementary to get the maximum score on the Chicago Public Schools selective-enrollment test this year which determines where…
Students Ecstatic Over Chance The Rapper's Visit And $1 Million Gift
Chance surprised students at Westcott Elementary , 409 W. 80th St., Monday with an unexpected announcement. He presented a check of $1 million to CPS for arts education. Chance said he also would…
Auburn Gresham Native Helping to Shape A More Sustainable and Prosperous Greater Chicago Region
Spotlight on Auburn Gresham native, Alden Loury, who joined the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC), in May 2016 as the director of research and evaluation. Alden and the MPC staff are working with…
City Colleges of Chicago Resolution Affirms “Welcoming Campus” Protection for All Students, Groups
City Colleges of Chicago Resolution Affirms “Welcoming Campus” Protection for All Students, Groups: Resolution passed by Board of Trustees to protect students, staff and visitors from…
87th Annual Bud Billiken Parade: New Early Start Time At 9AM
The largest African-American parade in the U.S. has a brand new start time so set your alarm clocks for an earlier wake-up call. The 87th Annual Bud Billiken Parade, live, Saturday, August 13th,…
MAYOR EMANUEL AND CHANCELLOR HYMAN ANNOUNCE MODERNIZATION OF RICHARD J. DALEY COLLEGE WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CENTER
City Colleges’ Advanced Manufacturing Center for Excellence to open in fall of 2018
HURRY, Auburn Gresham $1 Large Lot Purchase Program Ends May 15th!
If you own land in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, you can buy up two vacant lots from the City of Chicago for $1 a lot. Go to https://largelots.org/apply/ and follow the simple 3 Steps to apply!…
City Colleges of Chicago Celebrates 2016 Graduating Class with Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Graduates of City Colleges of Chicago are getting ready to head off to in-demand careers or transfer to four-year colleges after receiving their associate degrees April 30th at the 2016 City Colleges…
CPS Contingency Information Regarding School Openings April 1st
This Friday, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) will be working with partners to open more than 250 contingency sites. These sites will be supported by trained staff, and will ensure students in attendance…
79th St. Corridor and 79th/Vincennes SBIF | Small Business Improvement Fund Closes March 31, 2016!
Last week to apply for the 79th Street Cooridoor and 79th/Vincennes City of Chicago TIF districts in which the SBIF has been authorized and their respective application acceptance periods. Call GADC…
City Promotes Temporary Pop-up Passive Park and Local Jobs In Auburn Gresham
The City of Chicago's plans to develop a "temporary", commemorative walking park at 7901 South Halsted where the old Walgreens once sat. It would exist only until the site is developed.
Neighborhood Business Development Resources Available to 17th Ward
The 17th Ward Alderman's Office, the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation and City of Chicago convene to share neighborhood business development resources available to local constituents.
MacCormac College to Host Fourth Annual Comedy Fundraiser
Learn 2 Laugh will star acclaimed comedian James Stephens III and Marc “Skippy” Price.
Got overdue books? Chicago Public Library will waive all late fees starting today
or the first time in more than three years, the Chicago Public Library is offering amnesty to those who owe book fines. Starting today, and lasting through Feb. 18, you can return your overdue…

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