Jenifer Street Market owner vows to fight for store with neighborhood support

About 50 near east-side residents gathered at the Goodman Community Center on Thursday night to get an update on the fate of a beloved neighborhood business, the Jenifer Street Market. 

“There’s a lot of things going around out there that are stories that are somewhat damaging to the store. I’ve heard stories that we’re closing at the end of the year and I want you all to know that’s not true,” Steve McKenzie, owner of the Jenifer Street Market, told those gathered for a meeting of the Schenk-Atwood-Starkweather-Yahara (SASY) Neighborhood Association.

“I still have a lease. They’re going to have to honor it,” he said. “And again we’re going to do everything we can to make sure we’re there and we’re also asking for your help in that area. We are doing everything we can to try to buy the property.” ...

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Ken Notes:Was always one of my favorite places to shop when I lived downtown...



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