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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. 

All-Black Chicago Baseball Team First to Advance to Little League World Series in 31 Years

On the afternoon of Aug. 9, 2014, the Jackie Robinson West Little League made Chicago history after defeating New Albany, Ind. 12-7, in the Great Lakes Regional championship. A significant win in fact, because this makes them the first all-Black Chicago Little League team to advance to the Little League World Series in three decades. Stay Tuned: Little League World Series pool play, vs. Washington at 2 p.m. Thursday at Lamade Stadium, Williamsport, Pa. TV: ESPN. 

Storycatchers Theatre Presents "Struggling In The Streets" The Play

In effort to turn their lives around, several young men and women joined Storycatchers Theatre, for a 16-week program to create a play of, "Struggling In The Streets."  A read aloud of the progress to date was held during July. Look to their upcoming final performance, to be held in September in Auburn Gresham. You won't want to miss Act. One!


Red Line Reconstruction Ends! Commuters breathe a giddy, collective sigh of relief!

Auburn Gresham Surpasses a Key BTOP Goal with LATEST 2 Businesses to Earn Free Desktop Computer!

2 Auburn Gresham businesses earn free desktops for participating the the BTOP program!