Pastor Clarence Brown, the new chairman of the faith-based subcommittee, addresses a roomful of fellow Englewood church leaders during the monthly meeting at the Englewood (7th) District police station.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Englewood Clergy Team Up To Keep Blocks Safe As Summer Heats Up

Neighborhood churches plan to collaborate on creating fun, family-friendly events to increase the peace. "We have to do our part to connect with the community," one pastor said.

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Plan To Curb Gentrification Along The 606 By Hiking Developer Fines Is Back, Now With More Support Than Ever

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) was drafting a version of the ordinance that would reduce fines to developers, but Ald. Roberto Maldonado said something needed to happen quickly.

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Midwest Coast Brewing Opens On Near West Side With Brother-Sister Team At The Helm

The dog-friendly brewery is owned by Cameron Compton and his sister Lanie Veckman.