Just When You Thought Going to Ravinia Couldn’t Get Any Better…
Jun25

Just When You Thought Going to Ravinia Couldn’t Get Any Better…

With summer here, it’s time to think about hopping on a Metra train and making the annual pilgrimage to Ravinia to soak up some culture.  For some, that means the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.  For others it’s ZZ Top reminding us all that “every girl crazy ’bout a sharp dressed man.” The last time we were there was to see A Prairie Home Companion.  Garrison...

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Inside Baseball: Dirk Lohan Makes a Wight Decision
Dec16

Inside Baseball: Dirk Lohan Makes a Wight Decision

Big name Chicago architect Dirk Lohan is making a New Year’s relocation: He’s moving to Wight & Company, along with a number of his staffers and partner. Lohan’s current firm, Lohan Anderson, will cease to exist, and both Mr. Lohan and his partner Floyd Anderson will hang out a new shingle as “Studio Lohan” under the Wight & Company umbrella.  They will also become principals in Wight &...

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📹 New Trier’s New Tier
Feb25

📹 New Trier’s New Tier

We don’t do too many stories from the suburbs. But even if you never leave The Loop, you can’t swing a silver spoon without smacking into a New Trier graduate.  Sometimes it seems like half of the city’s media personalities came from New Trier (and the other half from Lane Tech). Earlier this month, the Winnetka high school shared the results of a contest it held for a campus expansion.  The finalists are:...

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