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Posts tagged as “economy”

Shorebank: A Bank Worth Saving

A news report from Curtis Black’s Newtips Blog, Community Media Workshop While Shorebank struggles to survive – with regulators hesitating to back recapitalization efforts, according…

Microbusinesses Survive, Thrive in Touch Economy

A report from Maureen Kelleher, Chicago’s New Communities Program While national economic headlines feature job losses and stock market shakeups, NCP neighborhood economics rely heavily…

Bringing Business Back to Cottage Grove

By Deborah Alexander, LISC Chicago’s New Communities Program Adolph Parker opened his furniture store on South Cottage Grove Avenue in 1934, at the height of…

Report On The Economy, Via The Hair Salon

By Patrick Barry of LISC Chicago’s New Communities Program There’s a price war going among the hair salons and barber shops on Clark Street in…