TweetEcho: January 4-10, 2010

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. Today is your last chance to fight the winter blues for free
  2. Hate to spread rumors, but unconfirmed word from two places is that the Marc Jacobs at Elysian Hotel could open the last week of February.
  3. More details about the new Roosevelt University skyscraper in the Loop:
  4. Pictures from around the Loop, the Near North Side, and the Gold Coast of today’s Chicago snowstorm:
  5. Crate & Barrel to close Lincoln Ave. CB2 store – Chicago Real Estate Daily
  6. Interesting article about planned theater expansions in Chicago in 2010:
  7. The Avenue Hotel in Streeterville is now the Avenue Crowne Plaza Chicago: Press release: Building info:
  8. Nordstrom Rack will fill the long-vacant former CompostUSA space on Chicago Avenue at Rush Street:
  9. Could this be Chicago’s nerdiest Starbucks?
  10. Burj Dubai gets renamed Burj Khalifa Bin Zayed and has an official height of 2,717 feet:
  11. A new book gives an insider’s view about what it’s like to live in and run Chicago’s John Hancock Center:

Author: Editor

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