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Sacred Spaces Walking Tour Showcases the Loop’s Hidden Religious Gems

Sacred Spaces Walking Tour Showcases the Loop’s Hidden Religious Gems

On the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s new walking tour, Sacred Spaces, any curious individuals can walk the city with a docent to explore a building that once may have served only a small demographic, or a church that had to be rolled over to a new location. Most importantly, they will learn about buildings or sites […]

Megachurch Offshoot to Hold Easter Services at Auditorium Theater

Megachurch branch Willow Chicago will host two Easter celebrations on Easter Sunday at the Auditorium Theater. There is a crowd of 1,100 people at any given service, such as the Easter service, said Tammy Campbell, executive assistant of Willow Chicago. Willow Chicago is the urban subset of Willow Creek Community Church. This city campus was […]

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Meet the Deputy Director of Social Media at the Chicago Mayor’s Office

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Meet the Deputy Director of Social Media at the Chicago Mayor’s Office

Ankur Thakkar’s road to being the social media guru at the Chicago Mayor’s Office was a little indirect, but he finds that all of his interests led him to where he is today and apply to his current position. After working at the University of Chicago for 11 months, Thakkar started working in government for […]

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Social Media in Uptown: Pros and Cons

In a digital age, over one billion people have turned to social media, either in the form of Facebook or Twitter. In the 46th ward, residents have turned to Uptown’s Facebook page in order to form their own unofficial neighborhood watch. Currently 1,581 Facebook users “like” the page and are utilizing it to share information […]

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