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Art creates community connections

Art creates community connections

ARISE members, from left, Justin Brooks, 19; Jerry Crisler, 20, and Martrell Por Jr., 19, all of Gary, draw outlines for painting Saturday as students paint a mural reflecting the settlement history of the Stewart House Urban Farm & Gardens in Gary.

June 28, 2014 3:52 pm
Art creates community connections

Art creates community connections

Michelle Arnold, 13, of Hammond, and an ARISE member, paints a second coat on the house illustration for a mural reflecting the settlement history of the Stewart House Urban Farm & Gardens on Saturday in Gary.

June 28, 2014 3:52 pm
Mural reflects Gary site history

Mural reflects Gary site history

Students and volunteers paint a mural reflecting the settlement history of the location at the Stewart House Urban Farm & Gardens in Gary, Ind. Saturday June 28, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

June 28, 2014 3:52 pm
Gary's past, people are shaping its promise

Gary's past, people are shaping its promise

As a Gary native and one who has lived and worked in the city for decades, I thought it would be easy to pen a piece explaining what’s great about my beloved city. I soon found it was easier said than done as my list of attributes grew longer and longer. I finally settled on three areas — he…

June 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Gary's past, people are shaping its promise

Gary's past, people are shaping its promise

Volunteer Sandy Rodriguez starts planting tomato plants at Stewart House Urban Garden in Gary last June.

June 30, 2013 12:00 am
Shelter's new gardens aimed at growing food, hope for homeless

Shelter's new gardens aimed at growing food, hope for homeless

GARY | Volunteers and residents of Brother's Keeper men's shelter helped bring some new green to Gary on Wednesday in the form of a new vegetable garden.

June 15, 2012 6:30 pm
EDITORIAL: Urban gardens plant food for thought, too

EDITORIAL: Urban gardens plant food for thought, too

Newly donated plants from Grow NWI were planted by volunteers at Stewart House Urban Garden in Gary.

June 15, 2012 12:00 am
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