Monthly Archives: November 2012

Roosevelt Collection Update (via sloopin.com)

Sloopin, one of my favorite neighborhood blogs for ear-to-the-ground news, just posted this update on Roosevelt Collection’s latest retail announcement. Very exciting news for the South Loop…but we’re still waiting to hear about that often-rumored Apple Store! Check it out… … Continue reading

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On the Go: The Wrigley Building’s Facelift

It’s hard to believe that it took so long, but this past summer, the City of Chicago finally granted Historic Landmark status to the Chicago River’s most elegant and universally loved building.  Now, nearly 90 years after its birth and … Continue reading

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On the Go: Jones College Prep

The new Jones College Prep building on south State Street seems to grow larger by the day, as construction crews continue to fill out the interior of the structural skeleton that went up this summer. The last we heard, the … Continue reading

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On the Go: The Big Tree

Yes, we are only 4 days post-Halloween, but the inexorable march of holiday cheer rolls on. A 64-foot Colorado Spruce from the northwest ‘burbs is now standing in Daley Plaza, which means that the holidays are just around the corner … Continue reading

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I-PASS Upgrade – Is it really necessary?

Here’s a quick one for all you Chicagoland motorists out there… Occasional or otherwise. Even if you drive on the tollway every day, do you really need an I-PASS transponder that beeps every time you go through a toll plaza … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Chicago’s Ravenswood Elementary is a Hidden Gem

Ravenswood Elementary is a public neighborhood elementary school in Chicago, Illinois.  Families that live in the attendance boundaries of Ravenswood Elementary can send their children to Ravenwood Elementary for free.  However, this school flies under the radar of parents who … Continue reading

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