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Kroger and Nuro Partner to Pilot Autonomous Delivery

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Nuro recently announced a new partnership to redefine the grocery customer experience for Americans by piloting an on-road, fully autonomous delivery experience.

Cast of Smokey Joe’s Cafe ready to make it happen

They say the neon lights are bright off Broadway! The new production of Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller, officially opens on Sunday, July 22.

World’s fi rst AI-powered motion tracking fitness app turns your iPhone into a personal trainer

A new fitness app has launched which uses the world’s first AI-powered motion tracking technology to transform your iPhone into a virtual personal trainer who offers real-time feedback and helps you achieve the perfect squat.

40 UNDER 40 YOUNG WOMEN’S LEAGUE SUPPORTS SUCCESS FOR BLACK GIRLS

40 UNDER 40 YOUNG WOMEN’S LEAGUE SUPPORTS SUCCESS FOR BLACK GIRLS and In 2015, Cheresa Purnell founded the 40 Under 40 Young Women’s League, a philanthropic network of young professional African American women, ages 25 to 39, who support the ...

Annual Taste of Kenwood Event Offers Alternative To Downtown Food Festival

This weekend thousands of visitors and residents of Chicago will flock to Grant Park for the Taste of Chicago. Meanwhile, the Kenwood United Church of Christ will host their Annual Taste of Kenwood event on July 14 from noon to ...

EVENT HELD TO PROMOTE NATIONAL PTSD AWARENESS DAY FOR 20TH WARD COMMUNITY

Honorable Committeeman Kevin Bailey and Social Change recently hosted a national Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) awareness day for the 20th ward Veterans and community residents.

Englewood Organization Receives Grant To Create A Safe And Peaceful Community

Grow Greater Englewood recently received a grant from The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities that will allow the organization to train 20 individuals in restorative justice practices and peace circle facilitation as well as launch the inaugural Englewood ...

New Mural On The Major Taylor Trail Honors World Champion Cyclist

A new mural on the Major Taylor Trail honors the story of legendary cyclist Marshall “Major” Taylor.

Students get 'Full-Ride Scholarships' to SSC

The South Suburban Chicago Chapter of the Links presented $15,000 in scholarship funds to South Suburban College students Jasmine Carter (Country Club Hills), Cherise Miskell (Dolton), and Adeline Hodge (South Holland) at the SSC Foundation’s Academic Achievement Reception May 8th. ...

IIT RECEIVES RECOGNITION FOR ONLINE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

SR Education Group, an education research publisher, recently named the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) as one of the best online schools for Women in STEM and for Economic Mobility in 2018. IIT offers a variety of online programs and ...

CLOSURE OF ST. JAMES HOSPITAL COULD CAUSE LONGER WAIT TIMES FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES

For the last two years, South Suburban residents, emergency service providers, hospital staff and municipal government officials have been working together to prepare for the closure of Franciscan Health’s St James Hospital in Chicago Heights.

West Side School Receives Needed Improvements From Team8 Tour

The Team8 Tour is a national campaign that encourages young people across the country to make healthy choices, build character and learn critical life lessons to inspire them to be catalysts for positive social change. The initiative is led by ...

Free Lunch Academy Serves Food For Thought

In 2014, Calvin King founded the Free Lunch Academy, a Chicago-based traveling artistic outreach program, with the hopes of meeting students where they are to teach them how to eradicate bullying in their own schools and communities. The organization uses ...

Reset Your Life Goals Now! Tips for A Summer Recharge!

Whether it’s upcoming vacation plans or the kids being home from school, summertime is the hardest season for keeping up with your business goals and plans. But what if there was a way to turn your summer slip-ups into strengths?

Chicago Park District transfers historic archival material to CPL’s Special Collections

Chicago Public Library (CPL) and Chicago Park District (CPD) recently announced the addition of more than 161,000 photographs and drawings of public parks to CPL’s Special Collections. The transfer of CPD’s historic archival material to CPL’s Special Collections enriches the ...