It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (2011 edition, part seven)

This is one of several winter wonderland scenes have have been erected in the lobbies of the Time-Life Building (541 North Fairbanks Court) in...

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To Protect And To Scare

Spotted this police truck on Madison Street in the Loop recently.  It’s intimidation factor is so over the top that I thought it was an improperly parked movie prop.  It turns out, it’s legit. The “my police department can beat up your police department” vehicle isn’t part of Chicago’s police department.  It comes from the hamlet of Winthrop Harbor — the last town before the Wisconsin border....

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