Talented Team of Minority- and Women-Owned Firms Selected to Design and Build UCAN’s CITY Campus in North Lawndale

Experienced Firms to Manage $32.9 Million Project That Features New Therapeutic Youth Home and Program Center/Headquarters Building     Consistent with its history of serving a predominately minority youth clientele and employing a diverse workforce, the social service organization UCAN has selected a talented team of minority- and women-owned businesses to design and build the Read More …

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Artistic Director Robert Battle

Executive Director of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, Brett Batterson, welcomes world renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Chicago for an unprecedented 10 performances, March 8 – 17. Robert Battle returns for his second year as Artistic Director to lead one of the most popular dance companies through a 21-city tour, continuing to Read More …

Dr. Calvin Peters: American Idol’s Singing Doctor

Next to the stethoscope around his neck, Dr. Calvin Peters keeps a song in his heart. He likes to sing whether there’s an audience or not. This week, he’ll have one – a big one. The third-year resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is stepping on the national stage to appear on American Idol’sHollywood auditions, Read More …

Give Her Flowers, The Right Way

Love is in the air and florists are busy filling Valentine’s Day orders, but many consumers have learned the hard way that everything doesn’t always come up roses. In 2012, florists were among the most complained about service categories on Angie’s List.  Most complaints stemmed from the quality of the flowers as well as issues with Read More …