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Giving Tuesday: Ravenswood Businesses Fundraise for Common Pantry

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. One of the best ways you can get involved is here in our community! In Ravenswood, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many businesses and residents focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. On this Giving […] … Read more “Giving Tuesday: Ravenswood Businesses Fundraise for Common Pantry”

DEFY Manufacturing Acquires Lee Sewing, Expands to Larger Ravenswood Facility

DEFY manufactures tough and versatile bags and accessories. The Ravenswood-based company announced their pending acquisition of long-time partner Lee Sewing. Both facilities will merge under one roof, here in the Ravenswood Industrial Corridor. Read more “DEFY Manufacturing Acquires Lee Sewing, Expands to Larger Ravenswood Facility”

Home & Business Protection Program Rebates for Security Cameras, Motion Sensor Lights & More

Chicago’s Home and Business Protection Program provides rebates to help cover the costs of outdoor security cameras, outdoor motion sensor lighting, vehicle GPS trackers, and more. Read more “Home & Business Protection Program Rebates for Security Cameras, Motion Sensor Lights & More”

Minimum Wage Increase, Fair Workweek and Sexual Harassment Law Updates

On July 1, increases, enhancements and amendments went into effect for Chicago Minimum Wage, Fair Workweek, and Sexual Harassment laws. We’ve gathered all the info you need to keep your business compliant. Read more “Minimum Wage Increase, Fair Workweek and Sexual Harassment Law Updates”

Spoken Café, Beans & Bagels Earn “Snail of Approval” for Sustainable Food Practices

Read about two local cafés who have been awarded the prestigious Snail of Approval for meeting “the highest Good, Clean and Fair standards.” Read more “Spoken Café, Beans & Bagels Earn “Snail of Approval” for Sustainable Food Practices”

Pre Order: Limited Edition “Blind Love” T-Shirts, Proceeds Support Local Public Art

Show your love for “Blind Love” with a limited edition t-shirt designed by artist John Airo! These comfy, colorful tees feature his concept art for Ravenswood’s “Blind Love” sculpture on front and back. 100% of proceeds support public art programming from the Ravenswood Community Council and Chicago Sculpture International. Read more “Pre Order: Limited Edition “Blind Love” T-Shirts, Proceeds Support Local Public Art”

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