Archive for June 2012

What's Happening to Streeterville?

  I’ve lived in several Chicago neighborhoods the past 10 years. Lincoln Park. Old Town. Wicker Park. Ravenswood. Pilsen. Hyde Park. Streeterville. My favorite–and the one to which I want to return– is Streeterville. Plain and simple, there is nothing that compares to the beauty of the juxtaposition of water and architecture in this downtown... Read more »

Chicago For First-Time Visitors

Chicago For First-Time Visitors
So, talking about Chicago is one of my favorite pastimes. Big surprise there, right?┬áSo when a friend says something like, “I’m going to Chicago for a couple of days. What should I see?”, I get just a little bit… giddy. It happened twice this week alone. Here is a typical email I’d send to a... Read more »

Thank You, Mr. Bradbury.

Thank You, Mr. Bradbury.
  “Well, he felt sorry for boys who lived in California where they wore tennis shoes all year and never knew what it was to get winter off your feet, peel off the iron leather shoes all full of snow and rain and run barefoot for a day and then lace on the first new... Read more »
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