Author Archive for Jamison Pfeifer

In Transit

A proposal to build a bus rapid transit line on Ashland Avenue might prove to be the kind of transit project the city needs, functioning as an effective conduit between the North and South Sides.

Making a Home in Englewood

In Englewood, where vacancies and foreclosures are common and neighborhood hangouts are scarce, one space, a kind of brick loft on the corner of 59th and Green, may end up as what its owner calls “a true neighborhood spot.”

The Pullman punk ethic

Amongst the terraced houses of Pullman, sits the home of the Cooperation Operation, or, more colloquially, the “Co-op Op,” a fledgling urban farm and activist group currently in the process of becoming a 501(c)(3). On Saturday night, the group hosted…

Sue’s Story

It was in a church basement on Drexel and 50th, in a small after-school program, where Melina Kolb first apprehended the generosity of Sue Duncan.