Monday, August 8, 2011

Weekly Digest: July 31st - August 6th

News

Beverly Review - Committee, Community Leaders Discuss Bringing Back South Side Irish Parade
Chicago Citizen - Summit Tackles Foreclosure Crisis
Chicago Journal - Clearing the Air in Pilsen
Chicago Journal - Grant Park Makeover Coming
Chicago Journal - Farms Could Pop Up All Over Chicago, If Mayor's New Pitch Sticks
The Gate - Gov. Pat Quinn Signs Illinois Dream Act Into Law
The Gazette - Help People, Not Banks, Say Community Groups

Features

Austin Weekly News - In the Dark: With Electricity Shut Off, Mom and Kids Looking For Help
Chicago Citizen - Good Citizenship: Antwoyne Miller
Lawndale News - Survey Finds People Are Willing to Help Financially Burden[ed] Neighbors
SkylineHere Comes the Neighborhood

Community Interest

The Austin Voice - Austin People's Action Center Launches Diabetes Prevention and Care Campaign
Austin Weekly News - A New Direction for Bethel New Life
Chicago Citizen - Community "Reunion" Supports Youth
The Gate - “The Plant” Owner John Edel Chooses Stockyards to House Industrial Vertical Farm
The Gazette - UIC Faculty Unionize Over Working Conditions
Skyline - Triangle Members Plan Revolt
Southwest News-Herald - Neighbors, Local Leaders Take Part in ‘Night Out

Opinions

Austin Weekly News - A Bold Step: In the Wrong Direction
The Gazette - Will the Real People's City Council Please Stand Up?
Southwest News-HeraldThe Real Meaning of Debt Ceiling Battle


Art and Entertainment

Brighton Park Life - Theatre Awards At De La Salle (pdf)
Chicago Journal - Group Wants to Revive Storied Vee Jay Records Building in Chicago
Chicago Journal - Lollapalooza Memories
The Gate - 12th Annual Summer Opera Presents “Maria de Buenos Aires” in Free Performances
Hyde Park Herald - City Pulls a Plug on Muntu Project
Hyde Park Herald - Herald Spotlight: The Smart Museum
Lakefront Outlook - Forum Building to be Spared From Demo

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