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The Hatchery’s Packed Valentine’s Market Proves ‘There Is A Lot Of Buying Power On The West Side’

Of the 32 vendors at the market, 80 percent are West Side entrepreneurs. And lots of the small business are being helped by the new sprawling, $34 million food incubator in Garfield Park.

Leaders do post-mortem on Hatchery's outreach efforts

During Jan. 24 City Bureau event, experts dissected what went right, wrong with The Hatchery's engagement process

These are the 14 candidates running for Chicago mayor

Here's what you need to know about each of them.

Chicago Neighborhoods Front and Center at Forum for Mayoral Candidates

Hundreds of Chicagoans from Belmont Cragin to the southeast side packed an auditorium at the University of Illinois at Chicago on Saturday—many of them arriving from their neighborhoods in yellow school buses— to hear the city’s mayoral candidates talk about their plans for helping neighborhoods, which they say have been left out of Chicago’s growth.

More than 1,000 people pack UIC's mayoral candidate forum focused on improving all Chicago neighborhoods

A standing-room-only crowd of more than 1,000 people packed the University of Illinois at Chicago Forum on Saturday morning to watch a Chicago mayoral forum focused on doing more to improve all of the city’s 77 neighborhoods.

Rising housing prices in distressed neighborhoods foster new worries about gentrification

Some parts of Chicago that historically have seen a pattern of disinvestment are experiencing a significant uptick in housing prices, as a strong economy attracts investors to more neighborhoods.

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 Park neighborhood