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Sacred spaces as 'keepers of the culture' 9/14/2012
Partnership in South Chicago, Logan Square is ‘marrying’ artists and arts organizations with unused and underused religious spaces
Residents groove to Seward Park Jazz 7/28/2011
More than 400 residents gathered at the Near North Side park on Elm Street for the second of five outdoor concerts in a free, summer-long Jazz Fest.
Humboldt Park art exhibit celebrates healing 10/23/2010
More than 150 people gathered on October 8 for the opening reception of Everyone Matters, an art exhibit that brought together "community organizations, art therapists and teaching artists sharing stories of personal growth in the Chicago Latino community."
East meets West in Humboldt Park 9/16/2010
To the north and east is what most folks think of as the Humboldt Park – the epicenter of Puerto Rican Chicago centered on the park itself. To the south and west is predominantly African-American West Humboldt, though tellingly, a lot of folks here say they live in East Garfield Park.
Hoops in the Hood: More than a game 9/2/2010
The fourth annual Cross-City Tournament emphasized teamwork, sportsmanship and safe streets.
Hot town enjoys Hoops, markets, festivals 8/6/2010
Summer in the city has meant no shortage of outdoor activities in NCP neighborhoods.
Fruits, vegetables and community 8/6/2010
Farmers markets and street festivals liven up NCP neighborhoods.
New day dawns on Douglas Boulevard 12/2/2009
Fifty-four low- to moderate-income families are experiencing a new chapter in their lives as they move into the Renaissance Apartments on Douglas Boulevard in North Lawndale, celebrated Nov. 12 during an open house and unveiling of a brightly colored, three-story-high mural.
Plaza gets new face, residents get new space 10/30/2009
Little Village’s Manuel Perez, Jr. Memorial Plaza has become a little brighter with the unveiling of two murals and a mosaic created by students as part of Enlace Chicago’s Community Schools Program.
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.

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