|Northalsted plans to hold Market Days Aug. 6-8|
The Northalsted Business Alliance plans to host Market Days August 6-8, adding a Friday night edition, the first in its 38-year history. As vaccinations increase and Illinois begins planning for stage 5 reopening, organizers of the ...
|LGBTQ appointments in 100 days of Biden/Harris administration off to a historic start|
--From a press release - Washington, DC — One-hundred days into his presidency, President Joe Biden has appointed at least 200 known LGBTQ appointees to his administration, exponentially more than any other president at this point in their administration. Among them ...
|HRC celebrates advancements in LGBTQ rights over Pres. Biden's first 100 days|
--From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC — Today marks the 100th day of President Joseph R. Biden's presidency. In response, Alphonso David, President of the Human Rights Campaign, released the following statement celebrating the many steps the Biden Administration has ...
|The Andersonville Farmers Market returns May 12 - Oct. 20|
--From a press release - CHICAGO (April 20, 2021) — The Andersonville Farmers Market (AFM) is pleased to return for its 12th season on Wednesdays from 3 — 7 pm from May 12 — October 20, 2021 on Catalpa Ave. between ...
|Illinois first state to extend Medicaid postpartum benefits to 12 months
Gov. JB Pritzker announced that Illinois is the first state in the nation to extend full Medicaid benefits from 60 days to 12 months postpartum, following the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approval ...
|EXPO CHICAGO announces galleries, programs for EXPO CHGO ONLINE April 8-12|
CHICAGO—EXPO CHICAGO today announced the participating galleries and program schedule for EXPO CHGO ONLINE (April 8—12, 2021), a curated digital exposition of contemporary and modern art complemented by five days ...
|Mike Madigan now wants successor to step down
Just two days after appointing Edward Guerra Kodatt as his successor, former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan has asked him to step down, according to various media outlets. Marty Quinn, alderman of Chicago's 13th Ward, joined ...
|Black LGBTQ Community Survey released
The Center for Black Equity (CBE) and Community Marketing & Insights (CMI) have released the Black LGBTQ Community Survey results, in recognition of Black History Month. The methodology review is as follows: 1,815 Black LGBTQ adults ...
|Black LGBTQ Community Survey 2020-2021 released|
--From a press release - The Center for Black Equity (CBE) and Community Marketing & Insights (CMI) have released the Black LGBTQ Community Survey results, in recognition of Black History Month, February 2021. The Center for Black Equity and Community Marketing ...
|COVID-19 Chicago's stay-at-home advisory extended
Chicago's stay-at-home advisory has been extended for another 12 days (from Jan. 10), ABC7Chicago.com reported. Residents are advised to only leave their home to go to work or school, or for essential needs; examples include requiring ...
|Lighthouse Foundation to host Black Queer Pride: Winter Edition|
--From a press release - Lighthouse Foundation will host Chicago's Virtual Black Queer Pride: Winter Edition with three days of programming by eleven local Black Queer artists. The virtual event will take begin on Facebook live, Friday, ...
|Cyndi Lauper's 'Home for the Holidays' event Dec. 11
Award-winning singer, icon and advocate Cyndi Lauper announced that her 10th annual Home for the Holidays benefit concert will premiere on Friday, Dec. 11, exclusively on her TikTok at 8 p.m. ET, with an additional stream ...
|WINDY CITY TIMES 2020 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE|
Even as crazy as this year has been, there have been some constants—such as the observations of holidays (although they have been a lot more virtual). Among said observations is holiday shopping, and Windy City Times ...
|Hell in a Handbag to present Rip Nelson Holiday Quarantine Special|
CHICAGO (November 12, 2020) — Hell in a Handbag Productions celebrates the holidays with the return of America's favorite funnyman, Rip Nelson (Ed Jones*), in the star-studded world premiere of ...
|Andersonville Farmers Market extended through November
The Andersonville Farmers Market (AFM) will remain open four additional weeks—at a new day and time. The extension will take place Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the shared street space on Catalpa ...