Posts in category "6 Jackson Park Bus"

Upskirted In River North: Too Close For Comfort

There were seemingly a million things on my mind as I waited for the bus this afternoon on the north east corner of Wacker and Wabash. What was I going to cook for dinner? God, I’ve got to throw in a load of laundry. Shit, don’t I have to do a grocery list?  When in... Read more »

Why The Obama Presidential Library Should Be In Jackson Park

From all accounts, the President and Mrs. Obama have a challenging decision to make regarding his presidential library. What city will land the coveted prize?  If Chicago is chosen, which of the three sites will get the nod?  Will Friends of the Park file a lawsuit regarding the proposed site? More importantly, will the upcoming... Read more »

The CTA Fare Hike Wouldn't Be Necessary If They Signed A Reality Show Deal

Mayor Emanuel and CTA Board, I’ve found the solution to your budget woes.  A fare hike wouldn’t be necessary if you inked a deal with a production company for a reality show about the CTA. Think about it. I’m fairly comfortable in the assumption that most of you all don’t ride the CTA very often... Read more »
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The CTA's South Side Problem: Suggestions

I received many comments on my initial post of the CTA’s shut down of the south branch of the Dan Ryan. The most popular ones asked me where my suggestions were to ease the pain of the five month construction period. Before I get into that, let me clarify one point:  My issue is not... Read more »

Aggressive Panhandling On The 6 Jackson Park Bus---Part 2

Aggressive Panhandling On The 6 Jackson Park Bus---Part  2
“It looks like she already had too much pie.” Those nine words released my inner sister girl; my honey badger alter ego—the woman who will go there with you. I turned my gaze toward him and said, “You didn’t have to say that about her.  She didn’t say anything to you.” “You look like you’ve... Read more »

Aggressive Panhandling On The 6 Jackson Park Bus---Part 1

Aggressive Panhandling On The 6 Jackson Park Bus---Part 1
The man in the picture above is an aggressive panhandler. I know this because he was on my south bound 6 Jackson Park bus approximately around 9:40 last night trying to sell his “artwork” and “poetry.” When that didn’t work, he would try the sympathy route and claim that he was a Vietnam Veteran who was... Read more »
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