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14TH ANNUAL 79TH STREET RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
It's finally time! 79th Street is closing for the weekend, for our 14th annual 79th Street RenFest. Come and celebrate with us. This year we are raising awareness and $$s to Rebuild79. Join us by…
Join Us on the Journey to Reimagine, Rebuild and Revitalize 79th Street!
Join the campaign to help the Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle Building and other redevelopment projects become our neighborhood reality on 79th Street. #Rebuild79
Auburn Gresham boosted by annual festival
he Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side is known for a lot of things and one of them is the annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival. Now in its 14th year, the free, outdoor festival will run…
Safe and Peaceful Neighborhood Programming at Morganway Garden in August
Auburn Gresham is taking back and revitalizing Morganway Community Garden to baack to its once beaufiful and family friendly community space, thanks to volunteers, community support and a Safe and…
MAYOR LIGHTFOOT, CITY OFFICIALS PROVIDE RESOURCES, TIPS TO BEAT EXTREME HEAT AND URGE RESIDENTS TO TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTION
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, along with officials from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC), Department of Family & Support Services (DFSS), Chicago Department of Public…
CHICAGO CULTURAL ALLIANCE TO HOST  “INHERIT CHICAGO” - THE ONLY INTERCULTURAL FESTIVAL OF ITS KIND
CHICAGO CULTURAL ALLIANCE TO HOST “INHERIT CHICAGO” - THE ONLY INTERCULTURAL FESTIVAL OF ITS KIND Over 30 Cultural Centers and Heritage Museums will host 20 Intercultural Programs in…
Mayor Lightfoot Wraps Up Community Listening Tour to Form Partnerships and Learn About Key Neighborhood Priorities
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today joined the One Chicago for All Alliance to wrap up a six-part “community listening tour” that the mayor participated in throughout Chicago from April to June.
2019 OMEE Notice of Funding Opportunity For Small Businesses
This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) sets forth the requirement of the 2019 Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Minority-Owned Business Capital and Infrastructure Program. The…
Riverwalk Community Marketplace Opens this Summer
Following a 2FM public solicitation to identify marketplace vendors that encouraged minority and women-owned vendors to apply, the new Community Marketplace will open in June and will feature nine…
Metra gets state funding for two new stations, Auburn Park is back on Track
The new Metra stations that will be built at Auburn Park near 79th Street, is back on track!
Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Closes 2019 With Record Returns!
Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site is open through Tax Day, April 15th. This year Ladder Up has joined forces with Center for Economic Progress and it's been a great tax season, offering the same great…
Don’t forget: Turn Your Clocks Ahead and Test Your Smoke Detectors Too This Weekend!
Don’t forget: Turn Your Clocks Ahead 1 hourThis Weekend!
Navy Pier Summer Pop-up Informational Sessions
Entrepreneurs and small businesses, come learn about opportunities to pop-up at Navy Peer this summer 2019! First session is March 6, 2019, at 10am, click to see more details.

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