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Daniel Burnham famously advised Chicago to “make no small plans.” Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration is following that sage advice.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot delivers on a key promise.
Nuevo Leon Bakery In Little Village Gets $60,000 Grant For New Roof, Repairs: ‘I’m Hopeful For This’
A popular Little Village bakery will get long-overdue upgrades thanks to a city grant. Nuevo Leon Bakery, 4062 W. 26th St., received $60,000 in the latest round of Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants. The bakery was among 27 businesses that received funding to start...
The City Council’s Finance Committee agreed to earmark $60 million from Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $3.7 billion capital plan to build city streets, a new park and other infrastructure needed to pave the way for the “Bronzeville Lakefront” project.
The pandemic has already brought 32 companies to Chicago, Lightfoot says. That total includes tech companies, also some life science (SOLVD Health) and logistics companies (including U.S. Xpress, and Flock Freight). Google opened an office in Chicago in 2015, then...
With New Restaurants, A Bookstore And Beauty Salon, South Side Entrepreneurs Hope To Keep Local Dollars In The Neighborhoods
South Side entrepreneurs and nonprofits are bringing their dream communities to life thanks to a new round of Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants.
After Years Selling Negro League-Inspired Clothes, A Bronzeville Businessman Is Opening His First Store Thanks To City Grant
Flyball is among the more than two dozen South and West side businesses that received grants through the city’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund. The program is designed give entrepreneurs in underserved areas a much-needed boost to start construction or renovations on...
“We need everyone’s help to make sure that we are doing everything that we can to address this horrible plague of illegal firearms.” the mayor said at the groundbreaking for the Park District’s new headquarters in Brighton Park.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Monday $10 million in Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants were being awarded to 27 Chicago entrepreneurs.
South Side student athletes now have a new sports facility where they can practice. Mayor Lori Lightfoot cut the ribbon Tuesday for a new indoor track in Gately Park in Pullman.
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