A local business owner recently donated $2,000 worth of “The Bucks Stay Here” gift cards to four local businesses—as well as another $500 to a business not participating in the promotion. Businesses were instructed to treat their customers, a pleasant surprise that they happily welcomed.
The video showing the shooting death of 13-year-old Adam Toledo at the hands of a Chicago Police Department officer has been released, viewed and scrutinized by probably almost everyone in this city.
Despite commendable efforts by U.S. House managers during the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, some U.S. senators found sufficient cover in the issue of jurisdiction and voted on Feb. 13 against convicting him.
Starring in a commercial for Jeep during Super Bowl LV, Bruce Springsteen poignantly urged Americans to meet each other halfway, calling for a “Reunited States of America.”
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, officials with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) are working on an agreement that will get students back in the classroom.
The First Amendment grants Americans freedom of speech, and it states the government can’t censor its citizens. However, it doesn’t prohibit censorship from other entities.
Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and although it began as an occasion to remember the armistice that international leaders signed in 1918 to end World War I, it has evolved for Americans into a day of deeper meaning.
Any decision that any leader makes these days regarding COVID-19 is sure to be scrutinized, but the Illinois High School Association, which oversees high school athletics, should be applauded for its approach to the 2020-21 school year.
Chicago entered Phase 3 of its response plan to COVID-19 on June 3, allowing previously closed businesses, such as hair salons and barbershops, to reopen and for bars and restaurants to offer outdoor dining.