The South Suburban Land Bank and Development Authority has been operational for just over a year now, and has made exciting progress.
While talking recently with a local hotel manager, we discussed the challenges facing the travel and tourism industry. There were the obvious ones like the economy and the overall business climate.
For the past several years, the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, in cooperation with the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp., has placed a heavy emphasis on the Calumet manufacturing and logistics nexus. Our purpose has been to turn brownfields into jobs in the greate…
With Thanksgiving recently passed and the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to reflect on the many things we are thankful for here in the Chicago Southland. I am thankful for ...
Leaders and advocates from Northwest Indiana and the neighboring Chicago Southland came together on the state line between Munster and Lansing recently to officially open the Pennsy Greenway.
About a year ago, the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association attended a Broadband Communities Economic Development Conference in Danville, Va. At about the same time, we were negotiating contracts here for fiber broadband construction.
LANSING | Looking for something to do this summer or planning to attend one of the region’s many festivals?
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The final mural in the Lincoln Highway series in Chicago's Southland was installed Friday on 14th Street in Chicago Heights.
The 2013 Chicago Southland Visitors Guide will help you head in the right direction for fun with 80 colorful pages including several tours, trails and other getaway ideas. The free guide is available by calling the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau toll-free at (888) 895-8233,…
LANSING | More than 200 festivals and events in the Chicago Southland this winter and spring are listed in the new November 2012 – April 2013 Chicago Southland Festivals & Events Guide, which is now available.
LANSING | The 2012 Chicago Southland Visitors Guide, the official regional destination publication of the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, is now available free by calling (708) 895-8200.
In case you just came out of a coma from a condition with which you were afflicted sometime before the first of the year, you need to be brought up to speed on a couple things your friends in Springfield and Indianapolis have been doing.
It's that time of year when we traditionally assess our individual situations, count our blessings and celebrate the human spirit. In 2010, for many of us, assessing is outdistancing the counting and celebrating by a mile.
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