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An open letter to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel from the Englewood Railway Coalition regarding Norfolk Southern Corp.’s (NSC) attempted hostile takeover of Black-owned homes in Englewood. NSC, a $34.5 billion Virginia-based corporation, is trying to expand a massive freight yard in our neighborhood. The project, which amounts to a land grab of some 84 acres, would destroy the homes, history and traditions of this long-established African-American community.

Whole Foods Moves to Englewood: Mixed Reactions From Residents

America’s healthiest grocery store known as Whole Foods Market is slated to come to Englewood at 63rd Halsted by 2016.

Police Presence Beefed Up In Englewood But Violence Continues

A question to Mayor Emanuel and Commander Leo Schmitz: If Englewood was granted an increase of 100 officers to address crime, where is the relief for residents?

City Council, Alderman Pat Dowell Pass Ordinance Addressing Vacant Buildings, Lender Responsibility

According to a City of Chicago press release, vacant properties often become a financial burden on the City.

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