Kenner Products hit lightspeed when it unveiled its original line of Star Wars action figures in the late ’70s, turning legions of fans into fanatics. Nearly four decades later, on the eve of yet another installment of the film franchise, that old force is still going strong.
In this almost-missable College Hill storefront, owner Rasheedah A. Majid and her two sons prepare Southern and Caribbean comfort food with Halal meats: the bacon is turkey, the ribs (a special on Friday and Saturday) are beef, and no alcohol is available.
On a perfectly bright late-spring morning, Vicky Tewes walks through the dew-damp grass, absently adjusting the netting that covers three long rows of blueberry bushes. The berries are just beginning to blush, and the nylon cage protects them from greedy birds.