Hoodstarter Serves as Matchmaker Between Neighborhoods and Local Businesses
No one knows a neighborhood better than the people who live there. So why not let them decide what businesses set up shop there? Hoodstarter is a local tech start-up that aggregates community wishlists comprised of specific types of businesses. So far, suggestions have included everything from "cat cafes" to a neo-soul bar. Residents can also suggest vacant commercial spaces and get involved in any crowdfunding neccessary to help their idea to take root. Hoodstarter Co-founder Justin Ley tells KFAI's Ryan Dawes that these ideas help entrepreneurs and real-esta
Celebratin' Black History Month with a Motown Musical Journey, Feb. 28 on 'A Great Blend of Watercolors'
Join Melinda J on Saturday, February 28th from 6-9 a.m. as A Great Blend of Watercolors celebrates Black History Month with a "Motown Musical Journey." Start your weekend off with A Great Blend of Watercolors, every Saturday from 6-9 a.m. — only on KFAI Fresh Air Radio. See you then!