Cook County topped the country in the number of black-owned businesses in 2007, according to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. That year the number of black-owned companies in the county reached 84,000, about 50 percent more than in 2002.
If you own a business or property in Chicago, the city has a message for you: grab a shovel. Now that more streets are passable, people are turning their attention to sidewalks. The city of Chicago requires that property and business owners clear their own sidewalks.
A 10-year-old suburban Chicago girl will join the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers on the field at the Super Bowl - at least briefly. Ava Childs of Glen Ellyn beat out 17,000 other kids to win the chance to hand National Football League officials the ceremonial
Hundreds of Chicagoans gathered downtown during rush hour on Friday to say that President Barack Obama still hasn’t been forceful enough in telling Egypt’s 30-year president to go. The demonstrators chanted as they held signs and waved Middle Eastern flags across from the Egyptian E
Chicago officials say crews have now opened most side streets after this week’s blizzard. And they’re rejecting claims that the city is neglecting some neighborhoods. Complaints about the snow removal are coming from several City Council members. Ald.
Pace Bus’s paratransit service, a lifeline to elderly and disabled people who rely on public transportation, has had to overcome significant difficulties to access its riders.“In the city, and in a number of the suburbs, too, we're running into a lot of issues as far as vehicles being ab