Archive for December 2012

The Corner Grocery Store 2.0

The Corner Grocery Store 2.0
The corner grocery store has been a part of Chicago since the inception of the city. Ask any Chicagoan and they can tell you stories about going to Mr/Mrs Jones corner store for their parents/grandparents. The neighborhood grocer was respected in the community and took pride in the products he offered as he consumed these... Read more »

Will the Independence Bank Building Survive

Will the Independence Bank Building  Survive
This past week, the clock tower at 7801 S State Street went through a renovation. The Northern Trust name came down and the Urban Partership Bank name went up. The question is what will happen to the Independence Bank building? Back in 1964 the late Mr. Alvin Boutte and Mr. George Johnson and several African... Read more »

Black World Cinema: Marley

Black World Cinema: Marley
Thurdsay December 6,2012 7pm ICE Theaters Chatham 210 W 87th St Admission: $6.00     Marley, USA/UK 2012, 145 min. Director: Kevin McDonald For nearly half a century, Bob Marley – the musician, the revolutionary, the legend – has influenced various populations at a global level that remains unparalleled. Marley’s passing in May 1981 not... Read more »
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