Best Of April Fool’s Day to Take Your Mind Off Of Things
Apr01

Best Of April Fool’s Day to Take Your Mind Off Of Things

As is our tradition, we had a really clever April Fool’s story to run today. But with the state the world is in, we just didn’t feel like putting it together. Instead, we present this list of stories we ran on April Fool’s Day in recent years. Many of them still hold up quite well. Enjoy the distraction. Governor Announces $62 Billion Plan To Move Illinois Capitol From Springfield to Chicago Chicagoland Mobsters Line...

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Things To Do While Self-Isolating in Chicago: Part 4 — Write the Great American Novel
Mar26

Things To Do While Self-Isolating in Chicago: Part 4 — Write the Great American Novel

With tens of millions of Americans suddenly forced to work from home, to stay at home, and to confront the general cleanliness of their homes; this seems like a good time to discuss things to do while self-isolated in Chicago. We bring you this series as people with some experience in this arena, having worked from home for ten years in a 475-square-foot apartment in downtown Chicago with a wife and a cat. Much of the world’s...

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Things To Do While Self-Isolating in Chicago: Part 3 — Invent the Next Great Chicago Food
Mar25

Things To Do While Self-Isolating in Chicago: Part 3 — Invent the Next Great Chicago Food

With tens of millions of Americans suddenly forced to work from home, to stay at home, and to confront the general cleanliness of their homes; this seems like a good time to discuss things to do while self-isolated in Chicago. We bring you this series as people with some experience in this arena, having worked from home for ten years in a 475-square-foot apartment in downtown Chicago with a wife and a cat. Part 3 of ?: Invent the Next...

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Things To Do While Self-Isolating in Chicago: Part 2 — Play the “Check, Please” Drinking Game
Mar24

Things To Do While Self-Isolating in Chicago: Part 2 — Play the “Check, Please” Drinking Game

With tens of millions of Americans suddenly forced to work from home, to stay at home, and to confront the general cleanliness of their homes; this seems like a good time to discuss things to do while self-isolated in Chicago. We bring you this series as people with some experience in this arena, having worked from home for ten years in a 475-square-foot apartment in downtown Chicago with a wife and a cat. Part 2 of ?: Play the...

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Things To Do While Self-Isolating in Chicago: Part 1 — Amuse Your Neighbors
Mar23

Things To Do While Self-Isolating in Chicago: Part 1 — Amuse Your Neighbors

With tens of millions of Americans suddenly forced to work from home, to stay at home, and to confront the general cleanliness of their homes; this seems like a good time to discuss things to do while self-isolated in Chicago. We bring you this series as people with some experience in this arena, having worked from home for ten years in a 475-square-foot apartment in downtown Chicago with a wife and a cat. Part 1 of ?: Amuse your...

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Loop Skyscraper Apparently Crawling With Leprechauns
Mar17

Loop Skyscraper Apparently Crawling With Leprechauns

Editor’s note:  These days pretty much everyone is worried about the Wuhan Flu. Because of that, a lot of irreverent online publications aren’t publishing anymore, or have taken a much more serious tone.  But as rabid news consumers, we believe that sometimes you need an escape from the latest body count in the morning paper.  So we’re going to continue publishing as long as we can, and in the tone we always have, to give you an...

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New Renderings, Info For Lakefront Skyscraper Duo
Mar14

New Renderings, Info For Lakefront Skyscraper Duo

Editor’s note:  These days pretty much everyone is worried about the Wuhan Flu. With a full-time gig for a healthcare company, we understand.  We’ve also noticed that a lot of the more irreverent online publications aren’t publishing anymore because the world is a much more serious place now.  We understand that, too.  But as rabid news consumers, we also understand that sometimes you need an...

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New Loop Residential Tower Starts Selling Condos
Mar12

New Loop Residential Tower Starts Selling Condos

If you invested your mad money in Lysol and Charmin futures a few months ago, and now you have a couple of million extra dollars to spare, this could be your chance to live in The Loop.  Moceri + Roszak is about to begin selling condominiums in the new residential tower it’s building at 60 East Randolph Street. When complete, the 26-story Parkline Chicago will land 24 new condos, 190 new apartments, and 6,400 square feet of...

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Wayback Wednesday: Signs of the Times in Downtown Chicago
Mar11

Wayback Wednesday: Signs of the Times in Downtown Chicago

Today, we turn the calendar back not just ten years to March 11, 2010, but to an earlier period in Chicago, when every respectable woman had a corset, and every respectable man his wagon. Advertisement for Gossard’s corsets: They lace in front! The photographs of these two advertisements painted on Chicago buildings were taken downtown. Exactly where escapes our feeble minds and feebler record-keeping. The one above is an...

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New Renderings of Fulton East
Mar11

New Renderings of Fulton East

The most common request we get around here is “Keep your hands to yourself.”  After that, it’s “Post more pictures, please.”  That second one, we can do.   Rendering of Fulton East (Courtesy of Parkside Realty) Parkside Realty recently sent over these renderings of what it’s believed the penthouse office space will look like when Fulton East is complete in the summer.  ...

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