Archive for November 2015

The night the lights went out in the South Loop

The night the lights went out in the South Loop
Last Friday night a townhouse complex just steps from my house had to have some repair work done by ComEd. ¬†Something about “electrical infrastructure,” “bad switch gears” and “transformers.” The residents of that complex were told that the electrical power to each of their homes would be cut off overnight and into Saturday morning. I... Read more »

At Northerly Island, why would people want to look at an artificial pond instead of a real lake?

At Northerly Island, why would people want to look at an artificial pond instead of a real lake?
Yesterday I finally got to the new and improved Northerly Island, one of our latest South Loop amenities. ¬† And I was shocked. Not as shocked as I was the morning many years ago when I woke up and found out Mayor Richie had ordered the carving up of the runways and the outlawing of... Read more »