Add high levels of lead in drinking water to Chicago’s growing list of problems

By John Ruberry Chicago, which is for now America's third-largest city, has suffered a rough 21st century. It is beset by a declining population, a high murder rate, soaring taxes, poorly-rated bonds, and burdensome public employee pension debt. Now you can add lead in tap water to Chicago's problems. Chicago pumps its water from Lake … Continue reading Add high levels of lead in drinking water to Chicago’s growing list of problems

Selling Tap Water P.T. Barnam would be proud

This Wall Street Journal story shows in a city with a large enough population like New York you can find a niche market for about everything. New York is known for its food niche stores: The Hummus Place. The Doughnut Plant. The Dumpling Man. Even a spot dedicated solely to rice pudding. But this week, … Continue reading Selling Tap Water P.T. Barnam would be proud