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Food News: Southbound opens, Inner City Blues to close, and last minute Thanksgiving options

This week: A new Southside concept from chefs Joe Sparatta and Lee Gregory opened this past week, a Gilpin Court soul food joint gets the boot after mere months in business, and some last minute Thanksgiving options just in case you really like to live your life spontaneously.

Thalhimers lunch counter sit in

52 Years Ago Today via the Marcus Rice blog: On February 22, 1960, thirty-four students from the local historically black college sought to integrate the segregated lunch counter of Thalhimers Department Store and they were arrested. Just two days prio…