Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Morning Shift' #36: Weathering the storm October 29, 2012 By: Kate Dries Download Story [View the story "'Morning Shift' #36: Weathering the storm" on Storify]'Morning Shift' #36: Weathering the stormRandi Belisomo fills in for Tony Sarabia on Monday's Morning Shift. We talk about election apps, the future of grocery stores, and Chicago's housing market.Storified by · Mon, Oct 29 2012 06:22:50Yay I voted!! Make sure you don't forget to vote too! And don't forget to read up on the smaller offices and all of your props too!Shockingly TastyFirst, VentureBeat staff writer Sean Ludwig describes the best apps to keep you informed -- and entertained -- this election season.The 11 best election apps to keep you in the knowWith the Republican National Convention starting today in Tampa, the 2012 election enters its most intense phase. Thanks to our smartphon...Then, local grocery store chain Mariano’s is opening a new store Tuesday in Greektown. The store aims for a more European feel, and is giving other grocery stores like Jewel and Dominick’s a lot of competition. CEO Bob Mariano discusses his strategy and challenges joining the grocery store ranks.I'm so happy Lane is right next to Mariano's <3 #thankyouTina AziziI hope I don't spend it all at Mariano's & Meatheads :/Uchechi LΔURΔNext, the possible sale of Jewel-Osco’s parent company is just the latest sign of traditional supermarkets struggling to maintain their foothold in a landscape increasingly crowded by dollar stores and fancier brands like Trader Joe’s and Mariano’s. Retail expert Mari Gallagher looks at the evolving grocery market sector and what it means for consumers and the economy. To join the conversation, call 312.923.9239 or tweet your thoughts using #MorningShift.Jewel-Osco parent seeks bidders for entire chainSupervalu Inc.'s advisers are asking potential buyers to bid for the entire business, even as several suitors have inquired about individ...Then, the real estate site Zillow announced last week that it’s making information about pre-foreclosed properties -- homes that banks have not repossessed and aren’t up for sale -- available for free to would-be buyers. Stephanie Walker, author of the book and blog Love in the Time of Foreclosure, says the move unfairly stigmatizes people in financial straits. Walker and Chicago magazine Deal Estate columnist Dennis Rodkin discuss the implications for buyers, sellers and the market overall. To join the conversation, call 312.923.9239 tweet your thoughts using #MorningShift.LOVE IN THE TIME OF FORECLOSUREHave you gotten tired of our big announcements? We've made so many over the last three years... Ready? We're leaving Chicago and moving b...Deal Estate - ChicagoAbout This Blog Deal Estate: The Blog is the online extension of Chicago magazine's monthly "Deal Estate" column, which is written by Den... Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia 'Morning Shift' #35: Good grief Next post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia 'Morning Shift' #37: Art for the masses View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?