Posts tagged "whole foods"

Is Rahm Pimpin Englewood

Is Rahm Pimpin Englewood
I guess my age is catching up with me. I can remember the dreary bus ride along 63rd street to Lindblom Technical High School. The only non blighted spot on 63rd street was the 63rd Halsted Street mall. The mall had stores that included Sears, Jewel Foods and a movie theater. From my freshman year... Read more »

Is Chicago Seeing REDlining in Retail

Is Chicago Seeing REDlining in Retail
Last week LJ at The Sixth Ward Blog posted this article. The article from the Atlantic¬†Magazine¬†titled “Retail Redlining: One of the Most Pervasive Forms of Racism Left in America.”¬† The article centers around the response the Village Administrator from Olympia Fields received at a recent conference. In the article the Village Manager recounts a conversation... Read more »

An Open Letter to Alderman Sawyer- What Chatham Residents Want

An Open Letter to Alderman Sawyer- What Chatham Residents Want
Several weeks ago there was a post about what Chatham residents wanted http://www.chicagonow.com/concerned-citizens-of-chatham/2011/10/what-chatham-residents-want/to see in their community. Since that post residents have sent emails and made comments on this subject. This past weekend our Alderman issued a press release encouraging residents “To Shop Local”. There was an intersting comment made about the press release Revitalizing... Read more »
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Freakonomics Chatham Style- The Fried Chicken Dilemma

Freakonomics Chatham Style- The Fried Chicken Dilemma
Since the book Freakonomics came out a number of dilemmas and questions have been answered. Unfortunate for some it discovered cheating scandals and how drug dealers and other nefarious individuals hide assets. Well Chatham has a question that Freakonomics can answer. The fried chicken dilemma, how fried chicken stymied economic development in our community. Several... Read more »