Economic issues make some people's eyes glaze over, so we'll put this plainly: Today's minimum wage is epic in its injustice and Dickensian in its cruelty. It's a shame that Dickens himself isn't here to write about it.
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It may be National Small Business Week, but lighting fires in a big box retailer to express support for a local shop owner seems a bit extreme.
History has a way of repeating itself. The District foodscape is starting to look an awful lot like it did in the 1920's, returning to its culinary roots and becoming a food capital yet again.
Convenience stores, as well as mom-and-pop stores down on the South Side are known for charging obscene rates for clothing and other products.
Bob Zuckerman does not want to wait for the economic stimulus package to drip down to Brooklyn's quickly emptying storefronts.
I didn't use a coupon to my neighborhood pet store this past weekend. I usually spend about $60 every other week stocking up on food for my pets and believe me, I can really use the $12.
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