TweetEcho: July 27-August 2, 2009

For those of you who don’t subscribe to our Twitter feed, here are the items we tweeted in the last week or so:

  1. One-A-Day is handing out vitamin samples on State Street in the Loop.

  2. WLS-TV reports the Jersey barriers along State Street in front of Block 37/Daley Mills have been taken down.

  3. Attention brick clickers — Lego finally has an official architecture web site, and Chicago’s own is featured:

  4. Remember, the newly renovated Holy Name Cathedral opens today. Masses at 5:15pm and 7:30pm. See it while it’s still new and shiny!

  5. Trib reporter gets sentimental about the worst drug and gang-infested project in Chicago. Obviously never lived there:

  6. Latest move in the Esquire Theater drama means activity in court, not on Oak Street.

  7. In Chicago’s West Loop it’s like Christmas windows for architecture nerds:

  8. Check out Pepsi’s rooftop Chicago wind and solar farm (with video):

  9. New article about Chicago’s endangered Prairie Avenue Bookshop:

  10. Women’s Wear Daily reports that sales at the new Chicago Barneys New York store are up 15% over the old store.

  11. Sweet Leaf Tea is giving out free bottles of iced tea at Michigan and Pearson

Author: Editor

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