Green Top Fealty

By: Diane Benjamin h/t a reader Below is what the parking lot at Green Top Grocery looked like around 2:00pm Sunday: The reader told me 8 staff vehicles were parked at the back of the lot. Maybe Green Top customers are too afraid to shop there now, One misstep, say the wrong words, and you […]

Green Top – one of these doesn’t fit

By: Diane Benjamin Green Top Grocery has a program called Positive Change. Customers that bring their own bag get and token with which to “Vote” for a non-profit. There doesn’t appear to be any benefit of winning the “vote”. Instead of choosing non-profits that aren’t controversial, Green Top must want to alienate at least half […]

For: GreenTop Owners and Customers

By:  Diane Benjamin This comment is from one of GreenTop’s Facebook pages: I will explain why the comment was made in a minute. GreenTop might be a place to avoid If you believe: you have a right to defend yourself your right to protect yourself shall not be infringed – Second Amendment to the Constitution […]

Green Top Closing?

By:  Diane Benjamin Green Top Grocery claimed they needed $400,000 by November 12th or they would close. So far $52,500 has been raised. Below is the email sent to members yesterday.  Yes, eventually other people’s money runs out:  

Green Top wasn’t represented

By:  Diane Benjamin The live video of last night’s Bloomington City Council meeting wasn’t working for much of the meeting, the Council microphones weren’t working for any of it.  The only one that worked was on the podium. Green Top has to wait until the end of August to find out if their customers will […]

Green Top Grocery: Consultants were wrong!

By:  Diane Benjamin Consultants are always wrong.  Human behavior can not be predicted, too many decisions are made under unforeseen circumstances.  People and government keep wasting money on them anyway.  The sports complex consultants will be wrong too, especially if they think people will drive from the far east side to the far west side […]

Government creates jobs

By:  Diane Benjamin According to Kyle Ham (Economic Development Council) at last night’s Bloomington Council meeting: McLean County lost 2000 jobs between 2015 and 2016 K-12 schools are down 1100 students in the last 5 years which affects aid from the State New housing starts are down 56% from 2000 to today 8 out of […]

Maybe Hauman and Renner can split the vote!

By:  Diane Benjamin There are people in Bloomington who don’t care what high taxes under Tari Renner are doing to the poor.  How many Bloomington residents know the City DOUBLED the amount landlords pay to register properties?  Who is hurt?  Renters – the poor.  If any members of the Council complain about high rents so […]