Spotlight: Pennie’s Tea

Local artisan tea brand Pennie’s Tea was among the local vendors selected by the new Englewood Whole Foods. The Englewood store made news not...

Get INDOT road info on mobile devices

The Indiana Department of Transportation recently announced the agency’s new mobile app is available for free download for iPhone or iPad users through the...

Comcast joins LISC Southwest Corridor Collaborative

Comcast late last year joined the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), several community organizations, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel to launch the “Southwest Corridor...

PUSH holds graduation ceremony for 100 flaggers

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The Rainbow PUSH Coalition last Saturday held a graduation ceremony at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters for 100 people who...

ECIER Foundation delivers entrepreneurial experience to area youth

ECIER Foundation hosts monthly workshops for students enrolled in their program that empowers and teaches innovation and entrepreneurship. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson shared valuable information on...

Legacy Foundation awards $167,100 to Northwest Indiana area nonprofits

Nineteen local organizations will benefit from $167,100 in grants from Legacy Foundation this spring. Grants were awarded through the Foundation’s Transform Lake County program,...

The Genesis Center has a New Director with plans

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Deborah Hendricks Drake says that she’s not allergic to work and you will see the results of it in...

Emergency homeless shelter to open 2018 in Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined representatives from The Salvation Army recently to break ground on Chicago’s first emergency intake center. The ‘Shield of Hope’ Center...

Half of all opening day sales to benefit Teamwork Englewood

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened its first restaurant in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago (806 W. 63rd St.) on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The restaurant is...

Mayor Freeman-Wilson lays out agenda for 2018

By David Denson, Gary Crusader Building programs initiated during the previous year, along with efforts to enhance city services and economic development will continue to...