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Community Leaders Hope to Inspire Auburn-Gresham with 13th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival

For the past 13 years, community leaders have managed to transform Auburn-Gresham area into a peaceful, approachable neighborhood for families of all ages to enjoy the 79th Street Renaissance Festival. Their work continues to inspire and promote change in the community in hopes of expanding the festival to cater to an even larger audience for years to come.

Photos From Dec. 19th Hour of "Christmas Caroling" on 79th and Halsted

Join us for an Hour of "Christmas Caroling" on 79th and Halsted, "Southeast corner of 79th & Halsted inside Passive Park with live Christmas Tree." Especially looking forward to our little tots residents enjoying the festivites!

City Promotes Temporary Pop-up Passive Park and Local Jobs In Auburn Gresham

The City of Chicago's plans to develop a "temporary", commemorative walking park at 7901 South Halsted where the old Walgreens once sat.  It would exist only until the site is developed.

10th Annual Auburn Gresham 79th Street Renaissance Festival

Join us September 12th, from 10am - 7pm, for the 10th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival. This milestone year WE are celebrating the 10 Year Journey: Revitilization of Culture & Community, Ecomonic Development, Housing & Architecture, Education, Local Businesses, Seniors & Youth Residents, on-going Peace and Collective Change. Join us in the celebration of the journey, as we kick-off in OUR Community, YOUR VOICE MATTERS, come share OUR Renaissance Story...

The "King" Farley "JackMaster" Funk To Close 79th Street RenFest With Largest Street Party of the Summer!

Rain or shine, see you on the 9', that's the 9th Annual Renaissance Festival in Auburn Gresham between 79th Racine and Loomis, September 6, 10:00am-7:00pm. The "KING" Farley "Jack Master" Funk, will close the festival with the largest street HOUSE PARTY of the summer! Come Party in Peace. For more info go to www.gagdc.org. See you on the 9!

RED LINE REOPENS!

Red Line Reconstruction Ends! Commuters breathe a giddy, collective sigh of relief!