Don't be afraid to tell guys like this to move their bags.
And while I always try to be nice and polite to tourists, we need to teach them how things are done up north. So never be shy in telling someone to move a bag -- or their body.
Weekend service changes: Yesterday I mentioned the bus reroutes on Michigan Avenue due to movie filming. That's the big service change for the weekend, affecting 22 buses. But there are other changes on the Green, Orange and Purple lines. So check those out. And enjoy a hot, sticky summer weekend.
And personal perogative: Happy birthday to my daughter Moira, featured in and contributor of many Tattler Tales.