Where are the big stores McDermott promised?

2013-12-25T00:00:00Z Where are the big stores McDermott promised? nwitimes.com
December 25, 2013 12:00 am

The mayor of Hammond need to be ashamed of himself. He has made so many promises to the residents and has not kept them.

Whatever happened to the Woodmar Mall project? He said he had these big stores lined up to come to the area.

We have a Subway in the new plaza. The mayor hasn't noticed that we have a Subway about 100 yards away from the new one. It's located inside Walmart. We also have a new beauty supply store in the plaza. Now that makes four beauty supply stores along 165th Street, all with a few blocks of each other.

What's really bad is that between 167th and 169th along Indianapolis Boulevard, we have three pawn shops.

The Kmart building still empty.

No one has a problem with the city paying the mayor's wife hundreds of thousands of dollars in consulting fees? Not illegal, but unethical.

- Christopher Washington, Hammond

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