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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 »

The Walmart Era has Begun on the Southside

The Walmart Era has Begun on the Southside
It’s official,the Walmart era has begun. The Walmart Express store opened approximately 6 months ago, in West Chatham,with a lot of fanfare that included a visit from Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Yesterday the Walmart Superstore opened with the same fanfare. I wasn’t there for the rah rah speeches but went to see what was the hoopla... Read more »

Has Walmart Become the Lesser of the Evils?

Has Walmart Become the Lesser of the Evils?
Do you go to Walmart or to the gaudy variety store? Well, this is the question that residents are facing and it appears that Walmart is becoming the lesser of the evils. Walmart coming to the community was not overwhelmingly accepted and neither was the sign laden store at 336 E. 95th Street. The Walmart... Read more »
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