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Northside Community Education Update

February 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Education Committee of the Northside Community Council meets monthly throughout the year with the mission of promoting, designing, and implementing educational programs [...]

New Year’s Resolution

January 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

The ol’ New Year’s resolution—because there’s really only one time of year to try to get yourself back on the right track, amirite? Well, if you decide to take a dry [...]

Northside Hardware

January 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

The paint above the paint is peeling. A stack of bolt cutters above the office desk. The nails are sold only by the box now. “you work here?” “yes ma’am.” “I [...]


December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEST is on the move! With Phase II of the Witler Street Homeownership Project near completion, NEST (Northsiders Engaged in Sustainable Transformation) will once again focus [...]

City Government as Customer Service

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

I have a tragically idealized view of working in government. Some say it’s because I’m too young to be jaded, but I like to believe it’s because I was raised on the TV [...]

“Ghostwriting” Comes to Life

December 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The “art of storytelling” is no new or novel endeavor – and the bent towards innovative, well-crafted narratives isn’t lost on Swedish musician Jens Lekman, as his [...]

The Season To Be Thankful For Local Food

November 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

November is an exciting time for all lovers of food. This month kicks off a season of eating family favorites, dishes prepared once yearly, and indulging in rich flavors and [...]
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