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After-School Tutoring Programs Helpful to Neighborhood

After-School Tutoring Programs Helpful to Neighborhood

The Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC,) 1751 W. 47th St., is one of the oldest nonprofit community organizations in the United States. The council serves a great area of Chicago’s South Side and neighborhoods within the community. Residents of these communities experience high unemployment, juvenile delinquency, poor housing and education problems. The BYNC […]

CTA, Taxis Provide Safe Route Home After Night of Fun

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Downtown Chicago is an after-work safe haven and also home to a diverse, popular nightlife. Windy City bars, restaurants, theaters and off the wall dance clubs, are what men and women working those typical, everyday “9-to-5 jobs” look forward to when their weekend begins; and when living in the suburbs, typically the only means of […]

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One South Side Church Offers More than Just Worship

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One South Side Church Offers More than Just Worship

There’s a place where sinners go to confess their sins; a sanctuary of sorts for those seeking guidance or forgiveness, and once they’re done they expect absolution. Nevertheless, not all confessions are worthy of such forgiveness. Churches can be the landscape for many events, they provide a setting for anxious couples on their wedding day, […]

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Center on Halsted Offers LGBTQ Speed Dating

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Center on Halsted Offers LGBTQ Speed Dating

A popular area within the neighborhood of Lakeview, better known as “Boystown,” is home to the Center on Halsted, one of the largest LGBTQ community centers in the nation. Famous for its annual gay pride parades held each summer, the area is also known for its off-the-wall nightlife and inviting ambiance. The Center on Halsted […]

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