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First Stop: Chicago 3.0

Diversey Parkway Sees Turnover in Small Business 

in the first of a series of stories on the changing landscape of Chicago, we look at how small business has turned over in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Photo: The Panini Republic opened late September on the corner of Diversey Parkway and Pine Grove Avenue. (Photo/Emily Clement)

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Second Stop: Jackson

Group Turns Trains into Rolling Libraries with Books on the L 

Commuters on Chicago CTA trains have been finding books left behind on seats, but it's no accident. A group has organized a book-sharing program on the trains and tweets to the hashtag #booksonthel.

Photo: Commuters share books by leaving them on El trains. (Photo/Marc Filippino)

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Third Stop: Food Security

Chicago's Urban Agriculture Expanding

In 2011, The Red Line Project examined issues with food security in Chicago. Three years later, we revisit the issues with new angles.

Photo: Researchers found 4,648 agricultural sites in the city in 2013. (Photo/Julia Jakubow)

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