The Latin and Central American countries of El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua all celebrated their independence days last weekend. Mexicans, who make up the largest ethnic group in the state, celebrated with a parade and festival on the city’s south side.
Though not quite the Dream Act, a presidential order has given eligible undocumented immigrants the opportunity to work and attend school legally in the United States. Organizers estimated that more than 1,000 local residents showed up at a recent application drive for the new “deferred action” immigration policy.
FacebookTwitteremailBen’s Cycle moved into its current location on Lincoln Avenue in 1965 and bought the across-the-street neighbor, the Riviera Theater, in 1996. Today, the theater houses vintage bicycles, as well as a mountain of frames, parts, and bike-frame chandeliers. Lincoln Village’s Polish roots can be seen throughout the neighborhood—Kosciuszko Park (and the statue of Thaddeus […]