US Shimbun.com provides the Chicago-land and the Midwest locals, future
residents, and tourists information on topics including: current news,
entertainment, sports, leisure, attractions, real estate, and more.
It also provides a message board for readers to share idea and information,
and to make new friends and acquaintances.
What’s New : Features news around Chicago-land, with additional focus on Chicago’s
Retrieval : A map retrieval system featuring popular attractions such as museums, restaurants,
and hotels around the Chicago metropolitan and suburban areas.
Column : Written by renowned Chicago-area essay writers, this section features articles
on a range of topics including sightseeing, childcare and living abroad.
Events : Provides extensive weekly and monthly updates and information on events
ranging from local community programs to city-wide events.
Entertainment : Features light-hearted and popular entertainment news related to Chicago
and other areas of the United States.
Sports : Provides various links relating to the extensive Chicago-area sports scene.
Gourmet : Features a variety of restaurants, coffee shops and wine bars around the
Shopping : Introduces a variety of shops and unique boutiques, as well as information
on art galleries and the area’s fashion scene.
Sight Seeing : Features attraction spots and museums, as well as sight seeing tips from
the renowned Japanese traveler, “Yuki no hi no Shimauma” who won the prize of “Chikyu-no-Arukikata 2005.
School : Features various students’ hands-on experiences for studying abroad, as
well as introducing schools of interest around the Midwest.
Career : Provides access links to job opportunities around the Midwest.
Connection : Introduces various classes being held in the area’s Japanese communities.
This section also provides a place to announce reunions and get-togethers
for people of similar hobbies or interests.
Real Estate : Provides access to Real Estate opportunities within the Midwest region.
Child Care : Provides information on child care and preschools, as well as tips on raising
Lifestyle : Provides a helpful telephone directory of government and emergency listings,
and describes important issues such as obtaining a visa, and general policies
for living in the Chicago region.
Message Board : Provides free participatory message boards listed under17 various categories,
for sharing information, and for listing items for sale in the “garage-sale”
Links : Features various links relating to a variety of topics around Chicago-land,
with additional emphasis on the area’s Japanese communities.
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