Ryan Companies announces new project in Pullman Crossings

New Speculative Industrial Building Slated for Chicago/Pullman Community Ryan Companies US Inc. announced recently that they will develop and build a 400,000 square foot speculative...

CREATE program partners host unique networking event

Professionals representing certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms, small businesses, public agencies, major freight and passenger railroads and prime contractors gathered at Kennedy King College...

Ain’t She Sweet Cafe drops plan to open eatery in Woodlawn

Crusader Staff Report Ain’t She Sweet Café, the successful and popular Black-owned eatery in Bronzeville, has dropped plans to open a new location in Woodlawn. In...

NIPSCO Reminds Customers to Stay Safe During Arctic Blast

Crews Prepared to Respond to Gas and Electric Emergencies As the anticipated coldest arctic outbreak in two decades makes its way across Indiana, NIPSCO encourages...

Black Teen’s Plant-Based Beauty Brand to Be Sold at Target

The exclusive partnership comes just in time to celebrate Black History Month. By Christina Santi, Ebony Zandra Cunningham, 18, has partnered with Target to sell her...

First Midwest Bank provides new year “momentum” to The Salvation Army

The motto for First Midwest Bank is “Bank with Momentum.” For the Salvation Army the motto is “Doing the Most Good.” These statements complement...

Sip and Savor coffee house opens third location

Restored Rosenwald Court Apartments home to coffee shop Sip and Savor Coffee House opened its third location at the corner of 47th and Michigan on...

BUFI reboots with acting executive director

Carolyn Day joins as Acting Executive Director of historic organization Standing on its principle of “Helping People Help Themselves,” the Black United Fund of Illinois...

Matteson mayor successfully lures back Sam’s Club

Sheila Chalmers-Currin, village president of Matteson, IL recently welcomed the return of Sam’s Club to the village on January 17, 2019. The public will find...

Strack & Van Til holiday campaign raises $165,020

Provides nearly half a million meals to hungry neighbors through Food Bank of Northwest Indiana The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana recently announced the 2018...