Chinese American Service League in Chicago’s Chinatown unites community groups under the coalition Change InSight to gain better data on Asian Americans, who have the city’s second-highest poverty rate.
Archer Courts, 2242 S. Princeton Ave., will soon get a new hot water system, ventilation system and rooftop solar panels through a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The parade — featuring traditional dragon and lion dancing teams, decorated floats and marching bands — wove through Chinatown from 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue to Cermak Road and Archer Avenue.
Two men entered Ken Kee Restaurant with guns and demanded money from the register and its employees, police said.
The Lunar New Year performances at Robert Healy Elementary School in Bridgeport — held annually for at least 30 years — are so popular that parents come back even after their children leave for high school.
There will be an open talent show starting at 5 p.m., a showing of ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ at 7 and a full moon viewing at 9.
Folkloric-based troupe in Bridgeport aims to unify local Chinese American artists, reflect the diversity of dance genres.
The unidentified driver of the car Tuesday night was listed in critical condition.
The Cantonese restaurant is best known for creating the 554, a barbecue pork, rice and egg dish loved by late-night foodies.
With former Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson’s conviction, it may seem that the Daley family’s grip on the 11th Ward is slipping. But despite boundary and demographic changes in the ward, the Daleys and their allies are still exerting influence.
At least 10 races for alderperson appear headed for runoffs in April — but uncounted mail-in ballots remain a wild card in many of the contests.
With Ald. Sophia King running for mayor instead of reelection, six candidates are hoping to replace her in the 4th Ward. In the 11th Ward, appointed Ald. Nicole Lee faces six challengers.
Colorful dragons, red lanterns, splashes of gold welcome in the Year of the Rabbit as crowds fill streets, sidewalks in peace in the shadow of recent attacks in California.
Additional security measures will surround Lunar New Year parades this weekend in Chinatown and Uptown in the wake of two California mass shootings.
In Chinatown, preparations are being made to ring in the Year of the Rabbit — the luckiest of 12 zodiac signs — on Sunday. In Vietnamese communities, it’s the Year of the Cat.
Long before the feds’ public corruption investigation rocked Chicago, See Y. Wong went undercover to record powerful politicians in 2014.
Jin Yut Lew, 61, “is still not doing well” after he was attacked April 7, police said.
The attack happened about 2:15 a.m. on Cermak Road, steps from the Red Line station, according to police.