Find Out What Casa Michoacan Offers
The Federacion de Clubes Michoacanos in Illinois, is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the promotion of cultural, social, sporting, and educational activities between the Michoacanos, Mexican, and immigrant communities in general with a transnational vision.
Several services are offered to the community. From U.S. citizenship information, education, and other [...]
Sushisamba Still Awesome!
I’m sure many of you have been to Sushisamba before, but for those who have not, this is a must try. Sushisamba has been open since July 13, 2003. They brought about a brand new concept of intertwining three cultures and creating a fusion of their best influences into their cooking. A “Tri- [...]
Sandy White Beaches Instead of White Snow?
Look what we found here for those of you who haven’t decided where to go this holiday! How about an old reliable neighbor? If you haven’t been to Puerto Vallarta, always wanted to go there, or have been there already and you loved it, here’s your chance for the [...]
Receive Up To $50,000 Toward Your NLU Degree
Are you thinking about pursuing your undergraduate degree, but not sure you can afford it? The Harrison Fellows Scholarship is designed to help students, who show exeptional promise as community leaders, earn their degrees through NLU’s daytime program at the downtown Chicago campus. Students can take courses in: [...]
Fine Oaxacan Cuisine in Chicago
Think of Oaxacan food specialties and great recipes and probably Rick Bayless comes to mind. We have seen his passion for particularly Oaxacan cuisine, and have been in awe of his creativity and unique twist to his dishes. Now welcome Mexican Chef Manuel Bañuelos, who just recently opened Mezcalina.
Chef Bañuelos is [...]
Folk Art Festival
Visit the National Museum of Mexican Art during October 12 and October 21st, and meet Mexico’s finest folk artists. Be witness to their art demonstrations live! The participating artists come from all corners of Mexico and feature unique techniques, subject matters, and mediums. They all share the same passion for Mexco’s rich folk [...]
Old Reliable YMCA
Mostly everyone remembers the humble beginnings of the YMCA. We are reminding you that they are still there for the community. Especially now that a work stoppage might occur with CPS, the YMCA wil be there to parents who might need a hand caring for their children. We fully support teachers in their struggle [...]
El Valor is a non-profit community-based organization founded in 1973 by the late Guadalupe A. Reyes. A visionary leader and mother, Mrs. Reyes dreamed of a community in which all members, including her son with special needs, could live, learn and work. She and several others took out a small bank loan and borrowed a [...]
What To Bring With You!
Your standard packing checklist will only get you so far. From theme parks to weekend getaways to cruising, we’ll show you what specific items to pack—and what to leave at home—for eight common vacation types. Sunscreen? Check. Extra socks? Double-check. There are some things you’ll never forget to pack, whether you’re [...]
Travel at Home and Appriciate What We Have!
If traveling by car this year instead of flying, we recommend Sonoma California. The trip from Chicago is about 2,112.5 miles, which would take you approximately 1 day and 9 hours. However, if you take your time to see the beautiful landscapes, it might take a little more [...]