Archive for November 2013

South Loop Books: A library of special tomes given with a lot of love

South Loop Books:  A library of special tomes given with a lot of love
Roy Svenson, now retired, used to be our neighborhood banker.  A community organizer, community activist, community maven, he organized everything from theater outings in the neighborhood to financial seminars for those interested.  He lived in Schaumburg but spent almost all of his time at a small South Loop bank–which changed names several times through the... Read more »

Gabe Klein is resigning--and on behalf of the South Loop, I say GOOD

Gabe Klein is resigning--and on behalf of the South Loop, I say GOOD
Another South Loop blogger yesterday listed all the things the resigning Gabe Klein–Chicago Transportation Commissioner–did for the city, and the South Loop in particular, in the last couple years.  Like bikes and bike lanes–and gracing us with his presence as an actual resident in the neighborhood.  He even pats Gabe on the back for asking... Read more »

Zumba class in the South Loop: hello and goodbye

Zumba class in the South Loop:  hello and goodbye
When Interchange Medical Wellness Center opened at Roosevelt and Wabash a few years ago–offering classes like Zumba, among other things–I couldn’t wait to get in to see it.  That’s because it was upstairs in an old vintage bus station that we South Loop neighbors had been waiting to see renovated for years. I got in... Read more »
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