Archive for September 2011

Vote No R.I.P. for Rosenwald

Vote No R.I.P. for Rosenwald
  Early in my business career I learned the folly of  worrying about anything. I have always worked as hard as I could, but when a thing went wrong and could not be righted, I dismissed it from my mind. Julius Rosenwald Julius Rosenwald might not be pacing the halls of heaven wondering what will... Read more »

Cross 'Hood Bus Could Mean Green

Cross 'Hood Bus Could Mean Green
Public Transit for All Everyone in Chicago wants access to the Lakefront.  Parts of Bronzeville are fortunate to be within walking distance of the Great Michigan but most of us in Chicago’s south side community of Bronzeville are not so lucky. The rest of the City doesn’t have it easy and they want to get there... Read more »

Green Acres is the Place for Me

  Green Acres was a TV sit-com about Oliver Wendell Douglas (Eddie Albert), an  accomplished and erudite New York City attorney, acting on his dream to be a  farmer, and Lisa Douglas (Eva Gabor), his glamorous, bejeweled Hungarian wife,  dragged unwillingly from the privileged city life she adored to a ramshackle farm. At the prospect... Read more »

From Bronzeville to Beirut

From Bronzeville to Beirut
An email sent from Beirut to Bronzeville to me from my daughter arrived today.  It was simply the following few lines. I visited a Palestinian camp on Thursday, and there is a project on rooftop playgrounds they’re interested in. Do you have any information on rooftop development? Read about the camp on my blog. Hope... Read more »
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