Archive for June 2015

5 things lately in the South Loop I don't understand

5 things lately in the South Loop I don't understand
Living in the South Loop for almost 21 years, I generally have no trouble understanding my neighborhood.  But lately, a few things have happened I don’t understand. Is it Tiny Dancer’s influence on our South Loop culture?  (Because he sure doesn’t make any sense.)  Or is it me?  Or are inexplicably weird things happening in... Read more »

My mad obsession for iTunes cards at Starbucks: is it normal?

My mad obsession for iTunes cards at Starbucks:  is it normal?
Today is Tuesday and before the day is over, I will make sure that I stop in at my local Starbucks at Roosevelt and Wabash to get my iTunes card. Am I nuts? It makes no difference whether the music leaves me cold, the app is dull (or for kids), the TV show I wouldn’t... Read more »

Rahm's revenge: two Gingko trees instead of a dead fish

Rahm's revenge:  two Gingko trees instead of a dead fish
Everyone wonders what’s become of me lately, after 14 posts about the mayoral election that were decidedly anti-tiny dancer. “Are you OK?” they ask. Yes, fine.  Beaten, dejected and disappointed that he’s still here.  But with all our municipal troubles, maybe it’s for the best.  Let that know-it-all handle it all.  That’s what he deserves.... Read more »
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