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4th Generation House Gets a Face-Lift

Built in 1890 by its owner’s great-grandfather, this yellow house is owner-occupied and now in its fourth generation with the same family. Well-loved through the years, the current owner has spent the past twenty years slowly repairing and fixing it up as she is able. Before receiving a façade improvement grant to help her afford […]

Sharing A Meal Together

The soup kitchen is 20 years old and has served more than 100,000 meals. Held every Monday at St. Paul’s in Little Italy, it is always a hearty meal and always a packed house. The soup kitchen gives nourishment to bodies and souls of dear neighbors – families, those on the frey, the working poor, […]

Neighbors Meeting Neighbors

On the City’s east side, the SSJ Eastside Neighborhood Network is helping to forge bonds of friendship and trust between neighbors, one block at a time. This summer brought more than 500 neighbors together through small and individualized block parties, focusing on neighbors living right across the street from one another within the same block. […]