Tag Archives: City Life

NEWS: Jones College Prep Expansion

A friend of the blog has alerted us that Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a press conference at the Illinois Center for Broadcasting today, just across the street from Jones College Prep in the South Loop. During his appearance, he announced … Continue reading

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The January Blues

After the memory of an uncharacteristically warm December fades, and the afterglow of the holidays dwindles, many of us find ourselves settling back into the rhythms of an icy January work week. We are only about a month from Valentine’s … Continue reading

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On the Go: State Street, that Great Street

Chicago’s great State Street department store has its halls decked and garland strung. Stop by the former Marshall Field’s building on a weekday to admire the 100+ year old store’s annual holiday celebration without all the tourist and weekend suburban … Continue reading

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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: 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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