Archive for June 2013

LATE Ride visits the South Loop in a Little Different Way

LATE Ride visits the South Loop in a Little Different Way
I didn’t realize the significance of what I saw last night during the LATE Ride, which came past my house at Roosevelt and State like it always does. Until I woke up this morning. And I realized I didn’t take any pictures. I’ve written about the LATE Ride–a very popular all night summer bike ride... Read more »

The Stanley Cup Visits My Neighbor, The Scout

The Stanley Cup Visits My Neighbor, The Scout
I’ve always liked The Scout.  Even before The Stanley Cup visited it yesterday morning.  Even though I hate that it replaced a place I really loved:  Opera, a pan-Asian delight at 13th and Wabash, just a block from my house.  And even though I hate the fact that they run you off the patio too... Read more »

DePaul Arena: the New York Times dribbles a bit

DePaul Arena:  the New York Times dribbles a bit
I’ve been ignoring the issue of whether or not DePaul University should take $33 million in city money and build themselves a new basketball arena near my South Loop home.  (That’s less than 20 percent of the cost, by the way.)  But since the New York Times took on the issue yesterday in a short... Read more »
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