Mifflin Street coop set to close. (WMTV, 11/21/2006)
Members say the co-op is closing due to financial hardship, including unpaid taxes and possible fines as well as slower sales and membership throughout the last 10 years.After a run of nearly 38 years. The coop opened for business on January 13, 1969.
History of the Mifflin Street Coop. (Paul Soglin: Waxing America, 5/5/2006)
Written by Michael Bodden (chapter titles)
- Rage Flies Like a Nightstick, Shatters Like a Rock: The First Mifflin Street Block Party
- The Business Done in People's Souls
- Even in Paradise, a Snake Can Laugh
- The Empire Strikes Back
- Summertime Blues
- The Bandy Houses
- It's Always Darkest...
- A Good Co-op Has Nine Lives
- YIP Riot
- Mifflin and the Beginning of ICC
- The Flame and the Moth
- The Best Food For the Cheapest Price
Detail with window sign
The mural was created in 1987.
Detail with lemon grass
All photos by Retiring Guy