Full episode 156: What Remains Act Three Shopping for a Better Future Transcript Producer Julie Snyder looks at what happens in one poor Chicago neighborhood when the community begins to undergo a revitalization and a new store comes to town. (11 minutes) ByJulie Snyder More in RetailView all 418: Toxie Nov. 5, 2010 Act One: Fire Sale in Kansas City David and Chana buy a toxic asset, from a guy named Wit Solberg, who used to work on Wall Street and now helps small banks who've been saddled with toxic assets. 407: The Bridge May 7, 2010 Act Two: Bridge and Tunnel In the Middle East, hundreds and hundreds of tunnels connect the Gaza strip and Egypt, allowing supplies to bypass the Israeli blockade against Hamas-controlled Gaza. 396: #1 Party School Dec. 18, 2009 Act Two: If God Isn't A Penn State Fan, Then Why Is The Sky Blue And White? Because of the University, State College is in the only county in Pennsylvania where GDP grew in 2008. More by Julie SnyderView all 500: 500! July 12, 2013 Act One Julie Snyder talks about a favorite passage from Sarah Vowell's story in episode 107: Trail of Tears. 435: How To Create a Job May 13, 2011 Act Three: Job Fairies For a look at the nuts and bolts of government job creation, This American Life Senior Producer Julie Snyder and Planet Money correspondent Adam Davidson attend a meeting of the International Economic Developers Council in San Diego. 400: Stories Pitched by Our Parents Feb. 12, 2010 Act Five: Alissa's Mom And Sarah's Mom Two short ideas that didn't work out so well as full stories.