Popular TV Show ‘Empire’ Features Clothes from Chicago Fashion Designer

The Windy City is more than prevalent in the smash-hit television show Empire, but many Chicagoans may not be aware that the stylish wardrobes they see on the show are made by More »

Medical Marijuana Ads Facing Censure

Cresco Labs, a medical marijuana business in Illinois, is launching a $1 million marketing campaign that’s going to include print advertising, radio commercials, billboards, social media campaigns, and notices in health publications. More »

Motorola Solutions Will Relocate Headquarters to Chicago By Next Summer

Motorola Solutions has just announced that it will be closing its headquarters in suburban Schaumburg and relocating into the city of Chicago by next summer, according to a joint statement from Mayor More »

Victims of Gun Violence in the South Side Will Soon Have a Better Chance at Survival, Thanks To New Trauma Care Center

After years of resident protests, Chicago’s South Side is finally expected to receive an adult trauma center to help combat gun violence in one of the city’s most violent neighborhoods. Health officials More »

Lil BUB to Host the Third Annual Chicago Internet Cat Video Festival

You don’t need to be too familiar with the Internet to know that most everyone on it loves cats. On average, Internet users conduct 12 billion online searches per month, many of More »

Lawsuit Claims Discrimination at Chicago Water Department

Working at a municipal water department isn’t always easy. There are hazards when working in the confined spaces, and the occasional loud noises reaching over 85 decibels can cause permanent hearing damage. But employees at the Chicago Water Department faced a

Cop Who Beat Handcuffed African American Woman Also Owns Several Racist Websites

Another day, another example of police brutality. In this case, the victim lived to tell the tale and will even get a settlement from the city of Chicago. In an incident from 2014, Patassa Johnson alleged Sgt. George Granias beat

Creative Commercial Center Boxes Up Bronzeville’s Community Development

Fresh market fruits and vegetables

Residents of Chicago’s Bronzeville district will now have easier access to fresh produce and other goods thanks to a new community shopping center. But this commercial hub isn’t like other stores in Chicago. It’s made out of shipping containers. Chicago