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Liberty Public Market: From Navy Mess Hall to Food Hall

From downtown urban areas to suburban shopping malls and strip centers, food halls are continuing to thrive within the communities they serve. Here's a look at the transformation of a former Naval mess hall into a food hall in San Diego.

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A view from above: St. Patrick's Day in Chicago

In Chicago for an Alfred Benesch & Company (Benesch) Emerging Leaders Leadership Development Program, Modern Cities' Ennis Davis takes a look at one of the country's most famous St. Patrick's Day celebrations from above.

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Starbucks Targeting Stores In Minority Neighborhoods

Starbucks is launching a long-term effort to create local jobs, provide training opportunities for youth and invest in local minority-owned businesses.

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The Salvation Army Is Opening Affordable Grocery Stores

Salvation Army grocery stores to open across the United States to provide lower income families with better access to healthy foods.

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Florida Public Utilities moving to Wildlight

Energy provider to relocate Florida headquarters to Nassau County community.

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5 chains possibly headed for bankruptcy in 2018

5 major chains likely to close stores or file for bankruptcy in 2018.

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Top 25 Modern Cities Articles of 2017

The top 25 most popular Modern Cities articles of 2017 by number of views.

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Turning Parking Spaces Into Grocery Stores

The Moby Mart is an autonomous, staffless, mobile store, turning every parking space in the world into a potential new 24-hour store.

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Jacksonville's pitch for Amazon HQ2

Like nearly every major metropolitan area in the country, Jacksonville is preparing to give up its goodies to land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Here's a brief video highlighting the city's pitch on why it believes its the best place for Amazon to do business. Take a look and let us know if you...

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The interesting architectural works of Gene Leedy

Sometimes called Sarasota Modern, the Sarasota School of Architecture is a modern style of architecture embracing Florida's climate that came to prominence following the end of World War II.

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