Quickie: Kiehl’s Coming to Magnificent Mile

  Just a quick note since we got this photo in the mail from our Gold Coast spy.  It looks like Keihl’s is opening at the Shops at North Bridge (520 North Michigan Avenue).  I believe this is the space that was formerly a Chicago-themed poster shop, and before that Oilily. The next nearest standalone Kiehl’s is in Lincoln Park at 907 West Armitage...

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Chicago Roadsigns: So Easy a Caveman Can Do It

It’s a great thing when immigrants can find a job in this country and pursue the American dream. But maybe we shouldn’t have them making our road signs if English is their second language. “For Your Logo Here?”  Seriously?  It reminds me of the Louis Anderson skit where he plays a Chinese buffet manager angry at the fat guy: “You here four hour! You go home now! For your logo here!” I know a lot of...

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