Slice of Life: The Shimmering Transit Authority

A CTA Brown Line train glimmers in the fading sunlight as it crosses the Chicago...

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Briefly: Book Marks, Sleeping With Virgin, Occupy The News

 With the continuing demise of bookstores across the country, and here in Chicago, the Waldenbooks at Ogilvie Transportation Center (500 West Madison Street) is now branded “HudsonBooksellers.”. Waldenbooks was owned by Borders, which no longer exists. The nondescript building at 203 North Wabash Avenue, on the L bend between the MDA Apartments and the 17th Church, has been bought by Virgin Hotels.  Irony? At the Saturday...

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