Vladimir Guzman, Thomas Peters, and Jaylene Rodriguez

Photo/Jaylene Rodriguez

Little Village in the South Lawndale neighborhood is a dense community with over 70,000 residents. Over 80% of these residents are of Mexican descent, the neighborhood has long served as a port of entry for immigrants.

The neighborhood is culturally significant to the Mexican population that resides, authentic Mexican restaurants, clothing stores, and bodegas line Chicago’s historic 26th Street. Brightly colored murals bring life to the buildings, and Mexican independence flags strung across storefronts vocalize their pride for their culture and help enhance the sense of community.

Entrepreneurs and small business owners are…


Logan Theatre, Located on 2646 N Milwaukee Ave (Established in 1915)

Who needs a level of consistency within a certain Chicago theme? These locations are just some of the few that I consider real Chicago.

I love these places, and they range from a number of landmarks. Whether it be entertainment or natural sight seeing, there’s something on this list for everybody.

If you love Chicago, you probably already know a number of these places, and you might find yourself in agreement with me.

And if you don’t know any number of places, I hope they grab your interest.


Nintendo Stays On Top of the Next-Gen Market while Microsoft and Sony Duke It Out.

Nintendo Wins The Trend-Game by a Landslide

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The Nintendo Switch launched in the middle of the 8th Generation Home Console cycle back in 2017. The company’s two biggest competitors in this gaming market are Microsoft and Sony, who back in 2019 officially announced that they would be releasing a brand new-console for the 9th Generation, the Xbox Series X and the Playstation 5, respectively.

Despite the efforts of both Microsoft and Sony trying to keep the hype alive, the Nintendo Switch still dominated Google Searches by a near…


Over 150,000 students receive the MAP Grant each year, a helpful resource that now seems to be in jeopardy , according to Governor Quinn.

Governor Pat Quinn discussing Map Grants at DePaul’s Loop Campus (Photo/Bob Smith)

Editor’s Note: This story was originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012 and is housed at RedLineProject.org

By Bob Smith

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said. …

Vladimir Guzman

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