Levois has a great post on the new Wal-Mart store over in Evergreen Park,
It's My Mind: Chicagoans flock to Wal-Mart jobs: "You know back in 2004 there was a debate about letting Wal-Mart open a couple of locations in the city. One was in the Austin neighborhood the other would have been on 83rd Street near Simeon High School. The council rejected the one on 83rd but they gave the go ahead on the location in Austin."Please go read the rest! He keeps a nice blog.
Cross Posted at Bill Baar's West Side