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Logan Square Community Struggles to Maintain Paseo Prairie Garden

Logan Square Community Struggles to Maintain Paseo Prairie Garden

Nov. 26, 2008 – Five years ago, the Paseo Prairie Garden began as a hope and a dream, and today it's become one of the few parks in the Logan Square neighborhood. Despite countless hours of work and dedication put in by volunteers, community activists now face more serious issues in their effort to maintain the safe environment for the […]

“Coalympics” Bring Attention to Pollution in Little Village

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“Coalympics” Bring Attention to Pollution in Little Village

Nov. 20, 2008 – On a chilly autumn morning at the corner of 31st Street and Kostner Avenue, young athletes competed for gold medals. Teams of three fought through the coal dig and leapt over the coal hurdle before sprinting to the bus dash, ending their journey at a cardboard cutout signifying a downtown museum. No, this wasn't the Olympics, but […]

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Local Group Offers Chicagoans Many Ways to Save Money and the Environment

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Local Group Offers Chicagoans Many Ways to Save Money and the Environment

Oct 10, 2008 – The trend of "living green" is far from new. The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) helped pioneer that philosophy three decades ago. The Garfield Park-based non-profit organization continues to set the benchmark today, having celebrated its 30 years of urban sustainability last month with a gala event at the Garfield Park […]

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CNT’s 30 Years of Sustainability

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The trend of "living green" is far from anything new. The Center for Neighborhood Technology helped pioneer that philosophy some 30 years ago. The Garfield Park-based non-profit organization continues to set the benchmark today. Through its initiatives in natural resources, energy, climate, and transportation and community development, CNT has given Chicago-area residents the resources needed […]

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