Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Greeks On Parade is scheduled Nov. 23-24

The Greater Gary Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 11th year anniversary of the Lakeshore Classic on November 23-24, 2018. Executive Director Chuck Hughes said, “The Lakeshore Classic provides a forum for our student athletes, it brings people...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Six offers made for vacant Gary schools

THE ORIGINAL EMERSON HIGH SCHOOL FACILITY closed in 2008 due to lack of funds and building dilapidation, including mold. Contributed By: The 411 News More bids for the Gary school district properties in round two of bids. Compared to results from...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Let’s Eat: 5 Loaves Eatery

Turkey Cristo at 5 Loaves Catfish PoBoy Connie Simms-Kincaid of  5 Loaves Eatery, located in Chicago’s South Side Chatham Neighborhood at 405 East 75th Street, told us, “5 Loaves doesn’t necessarily sell soul food, but food for the soul… a...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

TRAVELING WHILE BLACK

By Travel Noire I grew up in the Southern region of the United States. Contrary to popular perception, race was not a pervasive part of my Southern childhood. In fact, I never really thought much about it until I left for college. I attended Louis...

Midwest / Illinois - 3 weeks ago

Imagining What Birds Think of Climate Change

An artist anticipates the end of the world from an avian perspective. Art is about proposing new ideas and new ways of being. Art can show us how life could be otherwise. In Storm King Art Center’s Indicators: Artists on Climate Change, 17 artists...