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Kusanya in swahili roughly means "to gather." (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Englewood Cafe Succeeds Where The ‘Chicago Political Machine’ Fails

Looking at Kusanya Cafe, which serves great coffee and food and acts as an anchor for the Englewood community, the path to improving Chicago’s impoverished and violence-plagued neighborhoods becomes clear.

06/05/2014

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The World’s 7 Best Airport Coffee Shops

It’s not easy to find a decent cup of coffee when traveling. So we scoured the world’s airports in search of the best cafes and java joints, and came back with our top seven.

02/26/2014

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Walter’s Perspective: New Panera Caters To All Income Levels

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson praises a new restaurant in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood that offers something for people of all economic backgrounds.

06/21/2012

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Odd Combo Venues: Weird Stores And Restaurants To Visit

Some of the best shops in the city involve creative owners trying to make an extra buck through two businesses at once. And while there’s plenty of these that you’d expect (gift shops or restaurants attached to hotels and museums), we decided to highlight some of the quirky and downright inspiring examples of Chicago’s multitasking business owners.

03/06/2012