U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, center, joined McDonald's owner/operator Akins Akinnagbe, right, to announce the fast food chain's plans to hire 2,400 employees for the summer.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Need A Summer Job? McDonald’s Is Hiring 2,400 Workers In Chicago — And Easing Its College Scholarship Requirements

Employees can get up to $3,000 in college money after three months. Previously, a McDonald's employee needed to be on the job for nine months.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
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Getting A Tattoo Can Help Stop Sexual Violence, Support Survivors During 1-Day Fundraiser At Deluxe Tattoo

Deluxe Tattoo will provide special tattoos for one day as part of a fundraiser for Still Not Asking For It.

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Sip Coffee House Closes After 20 Years In West Town, Will Be Replaced By A Bakery

"I believe there is a place and time for everything," owner Nancy Angelopoulous said. "We are ending on a good note."