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No Place Like Home: The Legacy of a Beloved Chicago Diner

Posted on Feb 11, 2021 by in The OFI Blog |

CFCH Intern Molly Bryson standing outside of Jeri’s Grill.

Molly Bryson is a former intern at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and a recent graduate of Oberlin College, where she earned a BA in art history and creative writing. During her internship, Molly covered a story on a beloved Chicago family diner forced to shut down by the pandemic.

“Today, the pandemic continues to afflict independent businesses across the country, and a pattern is emerging: places like Jeri’s are the first to go.” To read the full article on the the beautiful legacy of Jeri’s Grill, click here.