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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Austin Chamber Selected by Mayor Lightfoot to Receive Chicago Alfresco Grant

(Chicago, Illinois) On Saturday, June 5, 2021, the Austin Chamber of Commerce will help sponsor two kickoff events in celebration of the Chicago Alfresco fund awarded to the Chamber.  This fund was also awarded to 14 other organizations throughout the city of Chicago.  These events represent collaborations with Austin’s Chicago Children’s Choir who will start […]

MEDIA ALERT: “AUSTIN ART SHOWCASE” LAUNCHES IN AUSTIN’S SOUL CITY CORRIDOR

(Chicago, Illinois) September 7, 2021 – Celebrate the talents and vibrancy of Austin’s creative community! To culminate a weekend on Chicago Avenue (Austin’s Soul City Corridor) filled with live music, food, and fun, the “Austin Art Showcase,” exhibition will begin on Sunday, September 12 alongside the Soul City Blues festival in Austin, and will run through Saturday, September 25, 2021. The newly named, “Soul City” corridor is getting much-needed attention through funding projects from the City of Chicago’s INVEST South/West Initiative, the Austin Chamber’s Chicago Alfresco fund, and others funding opportunities. Despite the daily challenges that local businesses have faced due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with the […]

GRAND OPENING

On Friday and Saturday, April 30 and May 1, Two Sisters Catering & Restaurant will open its doors to the public for the first time in the Austin community. A brick and mortar business, located at 4800 W. Chicago Avenue, Veah Larde is no stranger to Austin. Born and raised on the west side, Veah […]