Archive for March 2014

Ash Wednesday: Chicago’s Urban Village Church: is “Takin’ it to the Streets"

Ash Wednesday: Chicago’s Urban Village Church: is “Takin’ it to the Streets"
Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the 46-day period of prayer, fasting and abstinence between Fat (Shrove) Tuesday and Easter. The day is observed by many by receiving ashes, often in the sign of a Cross, that are placed on one’s forehead as both a celebration and reminder of human mortality. With our busy... Read more »

Chicago Birthday Celebration 2014: Food Trucks, Free Cake and Packzi

Chicago Birthday Celebration 2014: Food Trucks, Free Cake and Packzi
Chicago turns 177 tomorrow, March 4th, and will be celebrating with a blow-out Mardi Gras-themed birthday party featuring food trucks, free birthday cake, a parade, entertainment and paczki on Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington Street). The party kicks off at 10:30 a.m. with a short program. The FREE cake will be available (while supplies last)... Read more »