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Today’s audio piece marks the 200th published by the Parlando Project! Since presenting our first piece, Carl Sandburg’s “Stars Songs Faces”  back in 2016, we’ve combined words (mostly poetry) with original music as varied as we can make it. 606 more words


Sad story/Super sale

Location: Riverlake Hardware – 36th & Lake St.

Jim Logan, owner of River Lake Hardware is shutting down his store after 45 years in business. It’s a place from a bygone era where one can go into and ask for a doohickey or a whatchamacallit and Jim will know exactly what you need and show you where it is. 26 more words

Spring is coming!

Location: Lake Street and 46th Ave S.

Photo: Troy Davison

Lake street light rail skyline

Location: 2310 Lake Street East

A slightly higher vantage point at the edge of Longfellow.

Photo: Anduz Johnson

Year-End Self Portrait

It’s been a great pleasure over the past year to see the neighborhood through the eyes of my fellow photographers, every one of whom has taken photos I wish I’d taken myself. 30 more words

Green all year long

Location:  Longfellow Market

Photo: Kevin Venerus

Coliseum Building 

Location: Lake St. and 27th

This building once housed Freeman’s Department Store inside the Coliseum Building. It opened in 1917, and closed on 1975 with the commercial decline on Lake Street and the growth of national chains and suburban shopping. 18 more words