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Communities strategize to fight crime 11/29/2012
Community developers and community organizers often can do more than they realize, say speakers at LISC Chicago Commercial Corridor Brown Bag Luncheon.
Little Village businesses hang tough in tight economy 5/3/2012
The 26th Street corridor has not been immune to hard times, but residents and businesses are planning for a prosperous future.
Supermarket efforts starting to bear fruit 5/31/2011
Communities seek to follow the lead of West Haven, which has attracted a Pete's Fresh Market; restaurants another bricks-and-mortar goal of food activism
Known for Edna's, intersection attracts CVS 12/2/2010
For four decades, the corner of Madison and Kedzie in East Garfield Park bustled thanks to Edna’s Restaurant, which kept palates and stomachs satisfied with a unique brand of southern dining classics, all done from scratch in a "down home" atmosphere.
Inspiration Corp. breaks new ground in East Garfield 8/6/2010
The community will get an affordable new restaurant -- and culinary training for those who need job skills.
East Garfield cafe to serve side of job training 4/28/2010
The homeless, formerly incarcerated and other low-income people on Chicago’s West Side soon will have a new point of entry into the job market – and everyone who lives in and around East Garfield Park will have a tasty new place to eat.
Kennedy-King inspires 63rd St. retail dreams 1/14/2010
Community leaders and merchants see the college, the anchor for a multi-million dollar revitalization plan, as a catalyst for more retail development in "downtown" Englewood.
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.
Pete’s will bring Fresh to Madison & Western 9/3/2009
Residents of Chicago’s Near West Side will be able to shop at a full-service grocery store for the first time in four decades when Pete’s Fresh Market opens in 2011.

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