Joshua Smyser-DeLeon (left) with one of his guests, Cristina Pacione-Zayas, co-chair of the Puerto Rican Agenda (right).Provided

Paseo Podcast Puts Chicago’s Vibrant Puerto Rican Community In The Spotlight — And Listeners Are Loving It

Over the last year, the podcast hosted by Ald. Daniel La Spata's communications director Joshua Smyser-DeLeon has grown in popularity and is now drawing hundreds of downloads each week.

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Shop Local 2020: An Auburn Gresham, Chatham And Englewood Gift Guide

Buy from these local shops and retailers to support South Side businesses during hard times.

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You Can Support The Irish Nobleman, Local Artists By Shopping West Town Bar’s Pop-Up

Sales from face masks will support a local effort to give free masks and holiday cards to 1,800 West Town seniors.

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With No Help Coming From D.C., Indie Music Venues Launch Virtual Concerts To Help Save Struggling Clubs

The weekly virtual concerts will feature local artists performing from empty Chicago venues to raise money for a new emergency relief fund.