Noted actor Wendell Pierce (The Wire, Treme, much more) has co-founded a company called Sterling Fresh Foods in New Orleans. Their mission is great – to try and bring fresh, quality food to food deserts.
From their site:
We offer a full range of supermarket products, including fresh produce, dairy, meats, seafood, and [...]
“The Spanish, the French and the Portuguese built cities where they settled, but the English just allowed cities to grow. The poorest street in Havana had dignity compared with the shanty-life of Kingston – huts built out of old petrol-tins roofed with scrap-metal purloined from some cemetery of abandoned [...]
Last Sunday, CBS re-ran this piece on Sunday Morning, called “What’s new is old.” What starts as a piece about historic preservation, morphs into a brief examination of the work of Roman and Williams, an architecture firm in New York City. It’s a nice piece, though in the brevity required [...]