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Uptown and the city of Chicago: we gots to do better

As usual, warm temperatures plus Chicago equals heighten violence and unnecessary killings. Sometimes I wonder if it’s sad that I expect some sort of death toll around the city whenever it gets pleasant outside. It just amazes me how people can become so hostile and vile towards one another  every time the weather escapes winter... Read more »

Thank Gawd it's almost Saturday...I'm ready for some Tweet

I know for sure that I’m not the only person who is happy that today is Thursday.  We’re one day away from the weekend and I’m two days away from my biweekly brunch visit to Tweet! The idea of waking up partially hungover from Friday night’s shenanigans on a Saturday afternoon makes my mouth water... Read more »

I'm listening...

I'm listening...
A few minutes ago I came across this inspirational Facebook posting.  Although there aren’t any specific ties to Uptown in it, I felt compelled to share these words of encouragement with my fellow Uptownians,  Chicagonow readers & bloggers.
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C'mon CTA, Not My Red Line Stop

C'mon CTA, Not My Red Line Stop
Before moving to Uptown, I used to shun the Red Line train.  I didn’t like the crowded train cars or the “interesting” characters who rode the train with me.  However as I’m realizing that I tend to have to learn things the hard way, I appreciate the redline, especially the Lawrence stop. I can easily... Read more »