Hispanic Heritage Month | NBC Chicago
Monday, Sep 5, 2011

Hispanic-American Business Community

Hispanic-American Business Community

Monday, Sep 5, 2011

Celebrating Inspirational Hispanic-American Locals

Celebrating Inspirational Hispanic-American Locals

11 Hispanic-American Chicagoans are spotlighted all month.

Monday, Sep 26, 2011

Hispanic Heritage Events

Hispanic Heritage Events

Vive la Hispanidad: 7th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration The event closes Hispanic Heritage Month with artists, literature, entertainment, music and tasting of traditional and contemporary...

Monday, Nov 7, 2011
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By Lindsay McGivern

Hispanic Heritage Month

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Thursday, Oct 6, 2011

Goya, a Big Company with Big Chicago Ties

Goya, a Big Company with Big Chicago Ties

Goya is the largest Hispanic-owned company in the U.S., and it has big ties to Chicago.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2011

Hidden Gem Offers Tastes of Panama

Hidden Gem Offers Tastes of Panama

The restaurant Conoce Mi Panama in Logan Square offers a glimpse into the culture and cuisine of Panama.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011

Dreams of Bringing Theater to Chicago Schools

Dreams of Bringing Theater to Chicago Schools

Golder College Prep High School senior Lauren Escobar wants to reach out to Latinos in the theater world.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011

Helping Chicago's Homeless, One Program at a Time

Helping Chicago's Homeless, One Program at a Time

Sol A. Flores is the Executive Director of La Casa Norte, an organization that works with the homeless population in Humboldt Park.

Thursday, Sep 15, 2011

Marty Castro: Importance of Hispanic Heritage

Marty Castro: Importance of Hispanic Heritage

"Being a Latino engenders a sense of leadership and involvement in my community," Castro says.

Friday, Sep 16, 2011
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By Marcus Riley

PHOTOS: Latino Fashion Week Model Auditions

Long-legged models try out for coveted spots.View gallery

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