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.

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Mamby On The Beach Canceled, High Lake Levels And Endangered Birds Blamed

The cancellation comes after weeks of meetings between event organizers, the Chicago Park District and environmental groups, who wanted the event moved.

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Rock The Badges Takes Over Six Corners This Weekend

Money raised at the event is donated to charities that benefit the families of fallen police officers and firefighters.

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Culver’s To Open Below New Luxury Micro Apartments In Ravenswood

The micro apartments and new Culver's will be steps away from a CTA Brown Line stop.