Tag Archives: Logan Square

Wordless Wednesday: Logan Square Winter Hoops Classic 2014

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Here now

There are Magnolia warblers hanging around my neighborhood. This is pretty exotic for us.  Ordinarily, we stock just the most basic urban tough guys – crows, starlings, house sparrows, now and then a Cooper’s hawk – and we get to … Continue reading

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Ho

The holiday decorations in Logan Square are mostly in the modest working-class range – older ornaments, probably dating back to the time when the current owners bought the house, lovingly tended and kept over year upon year.  In all of … Continue reading

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Hello, ladies. How’s the weather?

Tonight these ladies are standing outside one of the tiny clothing stores on Milwaukee Avenue here in my neighborhood, Logan Square. (Yes, still no measurable snow.)  Every day when the weather is clear, these mannequins live outside, enticing the world … Continue reading

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Cut, copy, paste

Chicago is having a pasteup moment.  This picture captures three of the pasteup images most common right now in my neighborhood – Hipster Guy, Office Monkey, and Doof with Tongue, on the wall surrounding the El tracks at Milwaukee Avenue … Continue reading

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Panic Button Monday is just a pawn in your game

Every time I push the panic button, this shows up.

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Caroline Davis reminds me to love jazz

The other night, fretful about our East Coast friends, we went over to the Elastic Arts Foundation in Logan Square, to see the Caroline Davis Quartet.  It was my first ever visit to Elastic and the first time I’d seen … Continue reading

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My morning drive

I don’t drive very much. Here in Chicago, I can get around with mass transit or on foot.  We run around and do errands once or twice a week, and take the occasional road trip, but for the most part … Continue reading

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Panic button Monday: carnival

Every time I push the panic button, this shows up.

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