Archive for February 2016

Hockeytown and a fast train to O'Hare are the latest things distracting Chicago from what ails it

Hockeytown and a fast train to O'Hare are the latest things distracting Chicago from what ails it
Yep, Tiny Tears knows how to change the subject alright.  And lately he’s been at it a mile a minute.  Jim, a good friend of mine from the neighborhood, calls him Deflector Gadget. The Chicago Tribune made a very interesting observation recently in an editorial: Chicagoans see their city mired in scandal and dysfunction, yet... Read more »

How come Rahm has to talk the future of the Lucas Museum over with George and Mellody and not us?

How come Rahm has to talk the future of the Lucas Museum over with George and Mellody and not us?
Now that the Friends of the Parks lawsuit against building the Lucas Museum where Lucas says it has to be–on park/lakefront land–has been deemed to have merit by a federal judge and can proceed, what is our broken mayor going to do about it? Stand his ground and proceed with defending the suit?  Cave in... Read more »