Category: Uptown

Unemployment Stories: Why I Don't Go To Food Pantries

Yesterday, a friend and I were discussing the proposed cuts to the SNAP program passed by the House of Representatives a few days ago. During our conversation she commented that a new food pantry had opened in Uptown and attracted a sizable crowd on its first day.  She later went on to say that in... Read more »

In Defense of Alderman James Cappleman: He's Right About The Salvation Army Mobile Trucks

Have you ever come home to a dice game on your doorstep? Or someone passed out in front of your door wallowing in there own bodily waste? How about witnessing a young teenage girl performing oral sex on a man old enough to be her grandfather by your building’s dumpster? I have. Those three incidents... Read more »