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New food and beverage incubator opens in Garfield Park
One of the largest food incubation spaces in the country is open for business in the East Garfield…
The Collateral Damage of $1 Vacant Lots
Chicago’s Large Lots Program seems like a good idea. But the reality has been complicated.
6 Things to Know about the Eco Orchard
The $1M Garfield Park development has garnered support and pushback
Vision Zero Chicago Hopes to Engage West Siders in the Traffic Safety Conversation
Traffic safety is not always the easiest issue to engage residents on, especially those with other…
Residents chime in on proposed fruit orchard
The Garfield Park Community Council recently teamed up with the City of Chicago Department of…

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