Donald Trump’s Electric Snail

Back in the early days of the internet, back when e-mail addresses were just starting to get “@” symbols in them, I heard something quite remarkable. I was told that the French don’t have an equivalency for the @ symbol, so instead of calling it “at” they call it “snail.” I’m reminded of that every time I walk past the Trump International Hotel and Tower(401 North Wabash Street) and gaze...

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Quickie: New Stores For North Bridge and Wabash

While in the Shops at North Bridge (520 North Michigan Avenue) today I noticed two stores being built out. First, is the Art of Shaving store, which we mentioned was coming on this blog back in the fall.  It looks like it’s finally coming to fruition, and if it’s anything like the one I visited in San Francisco, it will be quite nice. The other is on the second floor, and called “Teavana” — some kind of...

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