CPS Funding Cuts & Restorations

Here’s a school-by-school breakdown of the $31 million in midyear cuts announced by Chicago Public Schools Friday. Originally, Chicago Public Schools officials said they would slash $46 million from school budgets, but in response to criticism that it disproportionately hurt Latino and black students, the district scaled back the cuts. DNAinfo’s table shows the revised cuts under the heading “adjusted Midyear Cuts … More CPS Funding Cuts & Restorations

Paczki Day – Where to Get Your Fix

Paczki — sometimes translated as “doughnut” and always interpreted as “delicious” — are essentially fried dough filled with flavored cream and topped with powered sugar, though there are certainly creative variations on the pastry depending on where you buy them. With Paczki Day around the corner, we wanted to make sure you knew where they can … More Paczki Day – Where to Get Your Fix

Mardi Gras Fun in the City

Looking for some Mardi Gras-themed fun this week? ANDERSONVILLE Jerry’s, 5419 N. Clark St. NOLA-inspired dishes and cocktails will be available at Jerry’s through the 28th. Cocktails include Hurricanes. Eats include po’ boys and muffuletta sandwiches, plus fried shrimp and oysters. Friday through Tuesday, 11 a.m. to midnight. BUCKTOWN Remedy, 1910 N. Milwaukee Ave.  Remedy will be giving … More Mardi Gras Fun in the City

Chicago Volunteer Expo 2017

Later this month, the Chicago Volunteer Expo will take over the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum where attendees will be able to meet and discuss volunteer opportunities with the representatives of nearly 100 different nonprofit organizations. From organizations that focus on art and architecture, to environmental protection, to helping Chicago’s homeless, the variety of organizations will … More Chicago Volunteer Expo 2017