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Community leaders, residents come out in support of Emanuel’s call for peace

Before the start of Memorial Day weekend, community leaders and residents across the city joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a series of orchestrated peace events on Friday May 23 and Saturday May 24. The events were part of a new campaign called Chicago Summer of Faith and Action where residents and neighborhood youth, along with prominent civic […]

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Coming together to take back Cornell Square Park

As the weather turns spring-like, neighbors of all ages are beginning to spend time outside again. It’s a great time to reconnect with Cornell Square Park, 1809 W. 50th St. All winter long, a determined group of neighborhood residents, including parent leaders from nearby Daley and Fulton elementary schools, have been gathering to envision new […]

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NSP 2 Properties Available in Back of the Yards

The Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP2), an initiative of The Resurrection Project, is a program aimed to offer residents reliable housing opportunities in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. NSP2 works with families who are ready to buy or rent rehabbed properties in the neighborhood. The program accepts subsidized voucher holders and other forms of housing […]

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Pilsen Residents Unite to Fight Violence

Community members say violence in Pilsen has gotten worse, come together to end crime in their neighborhood Pilsen is a close-knit community where generations of Mexican-American families have lived for over 30 years. Many of the families have experienced ups and downs with neighborhood violence, but recently, community residents say it’s gotten worse. On Saturday […]

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BYNC Sponsoring Networking Events and Classes in 2012

As a way to help the local business community, the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC) will be sponsoring several networking events in 2012. Kicking off the series will be an event held at Restaurante Sabores, 1922 W. 47th St. on Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m. Sabores, the newest restaurant on 47th St, will […]