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4th Annual ‘Hoops to End Homelessness’ StreetWise Benefit on March 30

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February 21, 2013 by StreetWise

When: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Doors open at 8:30 for warm ups Where: Berto Center, 550 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL Who: Public officials, community leaders, athletes and wannabe athletes coming together to end homelessness RSVP: As soon as possible to Nicole Janes at njanes@btlaw.com or 312-338-5936 Registration and payment[...]

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The Art of Business: Making a Living from Your Music

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February 18, 2013 by StreetWise

FIRST THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH THROUGH JUNE The Art of Business: Making a Living from Your Music What does it take to make music and get paid for it? How do you leap from amateur to professional? Learn the answers to these questions and more from the experts at this monthly forum provided by The[...]

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Events in February

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February 18, 2013 by StreetWise

THROUGH FEBRUARY 22 Have a Heart Drive Don’t forget, the Lincoln Park Community Shelter is still collecting donations (but only for a few more days). Their looking for coffee, powdered creamer, sugar, cereal, cereal bars, noodles, rice, pasta, canned goods and other dried goods. You can drop off your items at participating Lincoln Park locations[...]

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Stage reading at the Greenhouse Theater

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February 18, 2013 by StreetWise

The Greens by Ben Joravsky and Rick Stone will be the next staged reading by Her Story Theater on Monday, March 4 at the Greenhouse Theater. The story takes place in the 1970s Cabrini-Green housing projects. According to prepared material, The Greens unravels itself as a “humorous romp” detailing a “coming of age story…through the[...]

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International Street Paper Vendor Week February 4 – 10, 2013

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January 30, 2013 by StreetWise

At any one time – across 40 countries – there are more than 14,000 vendors, selling 120 different street papers. They are inspiring people. International Vendor Week (4th – 10th February 2013) is an international programme of events and activities celebrating street paper vendors, championing their entrepreneurial spirit and challenging perceptions of poverty and homelessness.[...]

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“Va Va Valentine” StreetWise Fundraiser

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January 15, 2013 by StreetWise

Come join us for a night of shopping and fun! Come to Langford Market at 851 W. Armitage and purchase a great, one-of-a-kind outfit by professional stylists for your Valentine’s date while enjoying a live DJ, drinks and Valentine treats. $5 suggested donation 15% of all proceeds will be donated to StreetWise Langford Market is[...]

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StreetWise fundraiser tonight, Social Stimulus Club to host

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December 4, 2012 by StreetWise

On behalf of Stimulus Social Club and StreetWise Magazine, the public is invited Wednesday, December 5, 2012, for a night of laughter and giving at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph Street). Special Guests include Ed Swiderski III of TV’s Bachelorette Fame. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and will take place[...]

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Chicago Humanities Festival: An unbiased election year look at ‘America’

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November 1, 2012 by StreetWise

The 23rd annual Chicago Humanities Festival kicked off at Northwestern University on October 14 and will run through November 11 on specific dates. This year’s theme—America—explores the humanities in a way that is relevant to the history of America. Because the festival takes place during the election season, Executive Director Stuart Flack points out that[...]

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Taste of Fall to benefit the Lincoln Park Community Shelter

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October 17, 2012 by StreetWise

Come out and support a fantastic organization – The Lincoln Park Community Shelter – as they “taste their way” through Fall. At the Taste of Fall on Friday, October 26, guests can enjoy the best food and drink the season has to offer while being entertained by live music all within the rustic atmosphere of[...]

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StreetWise as part of Toyota’s ’100 Cars for Good’

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May 16, 2012 by StreetWise

StreetWise is proud and excited to announce that we have been selected as one of 500 finalists to participate in the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program. Tell your friends and vote for StreetWise at www.100carsforgood.com on June 10! The voting period begins at 10:00 a.m. ET and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET [7:00 a.m.[...]

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