Slice of Life: Bughouse in the Fog
Apr12

Slice of Life: Bughouse in the Fog

A foggy early spring morning, looking at the Chicago skyline from the Gold Coast.  In the foreground you can see Bughouse Square, officially known as Washington Square Park (901 North Clark Street). Beyond the Merchandise Mart (222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza) the Loop’s skyscrapers fade into the bright...

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Navigating New Eastside Nonsense

Over the past week there has been a lot of discussion about just what is Chicago’s New Eastside — Is it a development?  Is it a neighborhood? Is it a marketing gimmick? As someone who has lived in two different buildings in the New Eastside, and almost a third, I feel I can bring a modicum of insider’s knowledge to this issue and clear up some of the misinformation that’s floating around the interweb. In all...

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