Natasha Nicholes holding tomatoes from her urban garden in West Pullman. Lee Edwards/Block Club Chicago

Homestead In The City? How This Chicago Mom Embraced Living Off The Land On The Far South Side

Natasha Nicholes wanted her neighbors to get out of their houses and talk to one another — and through her farm, she's made it happen.

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Uptown Clothing Line Lawrence & Argyle Celebrates Chicago’s Immigrant Communities

The daughter of Vietnamese refugees, Jennifer Ho's line features shirts with phrases like “Child Of Immigrants” and “We Are All American.”

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Milwaukee Avenue’s Housing Boom Inches North With Six-Story Complex Coming To Former Pierre’s Bakery Spot

Despite Ald. Ramirez-Rosa's wishes, the six-story building will replace the shuttered bakery at 2755 N. Milwaukee Ave.