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Student Service through BuildOn

Richards Career Academy High School students in Back of the Yards had the great opportunity to serve at two senior citizen homes and Port Ministries during the holiday break. These opportunities helped to bring in some holiday cheer to the beautiful Back of The Yards, Uptown, and Englewood community. Freshman students served at Levy Senior […]

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Welcome to Englewood

At 1 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017, community leaders, neighborhood residents, and media crowds gathered on the corner of 63rd and Yale. Everyone wore excitement on their face for the unveiling of the first-ever “Welcome to Englewood” sign. Community residents are happy to see a sign like this be placed in their Englewood community. […]

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Homeowners refuse buyout for freight yard expansion in Englewood

Englewood homeowner Steven Rogers fondly recalls family members swapping stories as they sat on their front porch on hot summer nights. But hundreds of homes in the neighborhood where those stories were shared and where family milestones were celebrated have been razed to the ground over the last several years to make way for the […]

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Englewood resident collective brings new café to the neighborhood

After nearly four years in the making, Englewood residents will now be able to enjoy a cup of joe at a new café that recently opened this month. But this café is not your run-of-the-mill coffee shop. Located in the heart of Englewood on 69th and Green Streets, Kusanya Café is a cozy spot staffed […]