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Bronzeville retail tour gets 'em in the door 10/14/2009
As every retailer knows, you could have the greatest merchandise in the world, but unless you get customers in the door, what’s the point? Last month, an enterprising group in Bronzeville addressed that issue by scheduling retail tours and offering special discounts to interested shoppers.
Association strengthens Cottage businesses 10/8/2009
Business owners on Cottage Grove, between 43rd and 47th streets in the Quad Communities, aren’t confronting the current recession alone.
Auburn-Gresham continues Renaissance; Quad Communities keeps on Groovin' 9/24/2009
On Sept. 12, the fourth annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival kicked off with Miami Heat sensation Dwayne Wade leading hundreds of youth in a silent march against violence. Meanwhile, in Quad Communities, several hundred people came out for the Groovin’ & Gospel on the Grove Festival, held Sept. 12-13.
Download brochures for Burnham Centennial tours 5/20/2009
Here's where to find the brochures and maps for the six neighborhoods that participated in the Burnham Centennial Bold Plans Big Dreams Community Showcase.
Stimulate this! NCP provides platform for feds 3/17/2009
Chicago’s working-class neighborhoods are hard hit by the severe economic recession, but LISC’s NCP neighborhoods are positioning themselves to take full advantage of federal recovery programs headed our way.
NCP providing platform for $tabilization 2/4/2009
A Jan. 26 special briefing for NCP leaders showed that while there is no formal relationship between NCP and the soon-to-launch, federally funded program to buy and recycle foreclosed housing, several of LISC/Chicago’s New Communities will be expected to lead the way.
QCDC establishes SSA, seeks commissioner 10/29/2008
Quad Communities Special Service Area #47 was approved by City Council on September 8 to assist in cleaning, beautifying and revitalizing the Cottage Grove and 47th Street Retail Corridors.
Food, fun and a healthier Bronzeville 10/16/2008
The Bronzeville Community Farmerís Market is helping to fill the fresh food void, but the Sunday gathering aims to improve community health in more ways than one.
Foreclosures spike; communities respond 8/5/2008
Many of the neighborhoods hardest hit by the wave of foreclosures now sweeping Chicago are NCP neighborhoods.
'Donít tell me every Black boy is bad' 4/28/2008
The African-American Male Initiative seeks to build education and opportunity for young Black males.

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