As A New Jewel Osco Opens In Woodlawn, Neighbors Weigh In

Jewel-Osco
File: A Jewel-Osco store is seen in Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo
Jewel-Osco
File: A Jewel-Osco store is seen in Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo

As A New Jewel Osco Opens In Woodlawn, Neighbors Weigh In

On March 7th, Woodlawn got its first full-service grocery store in 40 years. The new Jewel Osco on 61st and Cottage Grove includes a large produce section, a pharmacy, a deli, and a sushi bar. What was it like to live in an area with no grocery store? And what businesses to neighbors hope will open up in the future? Joining the Morning Shift to share their thoughts are two longtime residents of the community. Marcus Gill is a local business owner, and George Mikell organizes farmers markets with LinkUp Illinois.