Sep 5, 2011

Hispanic-American Business Community

Sep 5, 2011

Celebrating Inspirational Hispanic-American Locals

Celebrating Inspirational Hispanic-American Locals

11 Hispanic-American Chicagoans are spotlighted all month.

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...

Nov 7, 2011
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By Lindsay McGivern

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month See Full Gallery

Oct 13, 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.

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.

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.

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.

Sep 26, 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.

Sep 16, 2011
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By Marcus Riley

PHOTOS: Latino Fashion Week Model Auditions

Long-legged models try out for coveted spots. See Full Gallery

Top Stories
Burr Oak Worker Testifies on Cemetery Horrors

Burr Oak Worker Testifies on Cemetery Horrors

A Burr Oak Cemetery worker testified Thursday that the foreman on site used a sledgehammer to destroy a cement liner surrounding an old casket and once heard him use an expletive to describe the skeletal remains...

Mayor Emanuel Racks up More Red Light Tickets

Mayor Emanuel Racks up More Red Light Tickets

The City of Chicago rakes in millions from its red light cameras, and once again, some of that revenue is coming from the Mayor himself.

Comcast Down for 4,000 After Avondale Garage Fire

Comcast Down for 4,000 After Avondale Garage Fire

About 4,000 people are without Comcast service following a fire Thursday night in the Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood.

Amtrak Commits $12 Million to Rehab Union Station

Amtrak Commits $12 Million to Rehab Union Station

Amtrak's contribution is the first piece of a $500 million plan to overhaul the 90-year-old Union Station's aging infrastructure.

Chicago Suburbs Make List of Best Cities for Families

Chicago Suburbs Make List of Best Cities for Families

An apartment listing website has named three Chicago suburbs among the top cities in the nation to raise a family.

Ponzi Schemer Gets 25 Years For Conning Elderly Investors

Ponzi Schemer Gets 25 Years For Conning Elderly Investors

A Northwest suburban Ponzi schemer who conned hundreds of retirees out of their life savings was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday by a federal judge who told him he’d done “real damage.”