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Funds Secured for Phase 1 of Lawrence Avenue Streetscape, But What About West of Western?

By Patty Wetli

With TIF funding secured for Phase 1 of the Lawrence Avenue Streetscape, residents might want to familiarize themselves with the most recently revised sketch of the project released by the Chicago Department of Transportation. It doesn’t take a master’s in urban planning to crack the plan’s code–green circle = tree, and there’s about 150 of Read the Rest…

Sunny Future for HarvesTime Foods

By Patty Wetli

Grocery stores, with all their coolers and freezers and air conditioners, consume massive amounts of energy. They’re like the Hummer of retailers. Chris Dallas, one of four brothers who co-owns HarvesTime Foods at 2632 W. Lawrence Ave., is aiming to transform his business into a Prius. He started with small changes, like swapping out traditional Read the Rest…

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