The Beverly Art Walk is back, and while concerns about COVID-19 remain substantial, such events provide optimism—and boost the local economy.
As life returns to normal, or nearly normal, it is refreshing and inspiring to see the many local fundraisers being held, either for the first time or in a return after a one-year hiatus.
Citizens of the United States received great—if not surprising—news on May 13 when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not need to wear facemasks in most places.
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.