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The Binoculars Tour in the Chicago Tribune!

The Binoculars Tour in the Chicago Tribune!

July 23, 2014 No Comments »

The Trib did a lovely write-up of the Binoculars Tour, you can read that HERE DNA Info also did a lovely write-up! You can read that HERE. WHEE! CLICK HERE... Read More »

The Tilt at the John Hancock Observatory

The Tilt at the John Hancock Observatory

June 12, 2014 No Comments »

The Ledge is cool. You’ve heard about The Ledge I’m sure, at the Sears Tower? It just cracked, freaked everyone out, scary Ledge…. It’s scary, the first time I went... Read More »

Why You Want To Go On The Binocular Tour

Why You Want To Go On The Binocular Tour

May 28, 2014 No Comments »

Here’s a statement for you: The Binocular Tour will change the way you look at what’s around you, forever. All my tours are fun, they’re all my favorites! You will... Read More »

The Lucas Cultural Arts Museum – Bring It Home

The Lucas Cultural Arts Museum – Bring It Home

April 24, 2014 No Comments »

I am fascinated on many levels by the idea of Chicago getting the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. I have been following the battle happening in San Francisco. So, Lucas wanted... Read More »

Get Up on Listen to Your Mother

Get Up on Listen to Your Mother

April 16, 2014 No Comments »

There are only a few pure, pure things in this world: The Bean on a crisp, clear sunshiney day, a sausage Lou Malnati’s pizza, and Listen To Your Mother. Hear... Read More »

Happy Chicago’s Birthday!

Happy Chicago’s Birthday!

March 5, 2014 No Comments »

Yesterday was Chicago’s birthday! We are 177 years old this year, looking good too, not a day over 176. I love birthdays, I love all birthdays – I love other... Read More »

I Will Always Love You – or How I Learned To Survive the Chicago Winter

I Will Always Love You – or How I Learned To Survive the Chicago Winter

January 27, 2014 5 Comments »

It’s been a rough winter this year. The past few years had very little snow, temperatures didn’t dip much below 20, not too much ice to slip on.  They weren’t... Read More »

A Man, A plan, Panam….San Francisco

A Man, A plan, Panam….San Francisco

January 9, 2014 No Comments »

Do you listen to 99% Invisible? You should. Everyone should. It’s s a great podcast about “all things designed.” It’s got a real sticky point for architecture and I have... Read More »

The City of Big, Cold Shoulders

The City of Big, Cold Shoulders

December 12, 2013 No Comments »

(The photo above is from Dan Siefken on flickr) It is VERY cold in Chicago. Just ask anyone in Chicago and we will be happy to tell you how cold... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving from Chicago Elevated!

Happy Thanksgiving from Chicago Elevated!

November 27, 2013 No Comments »

I, like everyone today, am thankful for my family and my friends. They are really great. Lucky. Thankful. Next on the list, I am thankful for Chicago Elevated! Oh my... Read More »

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