Mantua: “Promising” a Supermarket in Mantua

Mantua: “Promising” a Supermarket in Mantua

Twenty two years ago, Mantua’s only grocery store, located on 34th Street, burned to the ground. Since then, the neighborhood has never had a grocery store to call its own, forcing those living there to take two bus lines to two different supermarkets on Columbus Boulevard or to the more expensive option of shopping at […]

 By Kriston Bethel

Hunting Park: Neighborhood Food Stamp Use Three Times the National Average; New Guidelines May Force Cuts

Hunting Park: Neighborhood Food Stamp Use Three Times the National Average; New Guidelines May Force Cuts

[vimeo 40990630] Not long after graduating from high school, Khalil Smith moved out of his mother’s house in Olney to live with his grandmother in Hunting Park. At the time, he had never thought that he would find himself needing help just to eat. “For my mom to pull out her MAC [Money Access Card] […]