Posts tagged with "gentrification"

Old v. new – Lounge drama in Kirkwood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 15, 2014

For the last few months there has been a standoff between neighbors and the owners of Morris Restaurant and Lounge on Oakview Road in Kirkwood. On one level, it’s a battle over nuisance and noise. At a different level, it’s a battle pitting the old Kirkwood against the new. Morris Restaurant has been in business […]

The big picture: Decatur MLK Service Project, Day 3

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 20, 2014

The city is changing. There are signs of it on almost every street in Decatur. There are homes in various states of renovation and reconstruction, with dumpsters in driveways piled high with debris. Call it gentrification and you’ll likely cause a stir. It’s a word with implications that few want to consider. It provokes discussions […]

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