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Cooking Up New Businesses in The Hatchery
While headlines tout a booming economy and low unemployment, many parts of the country still have not fully recovered from the Great Recession. What’s more, recent research shows that…
Researchers launch plan to cut Chicago death gap in half by 2030
The sprawling West Side area of Chicago is just a few miles away from the city’s downtown. But the average life expectancy here is just 69 years of age that’s nine years below the…
Member spotlight: Garfield Park Community Council
Allen Bosbyshell is an AmeriCorps/VISTA staffer at the Garfield Park Community Council and answered the survey this month. He works with GPCC’s Housing Specialist La Shone Kelly to increase…
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

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