A blog by Bill Motchan. Got feedback? E-mail [email protected].


An upward spiral

Young artists display their work

11/17/2012

UIC art program goes out with a bang after 18 years
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Vision quest

Doctor my eyes

11/11/2012

Optometric services now available at new West Loop Target
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On the front burner

Dishing on the business

11/08/2012

West Loop restauranteurs explain how they make it work in foodie land Read More...

Frame-up

Prints charming

11/03/2012

A new West Loop business specializes in creative framing Read More...

Dominick's is still here

And kind of empty

11/01/2012

If you like free samples and no waiting in lines at the grocery store, you might want to try. . . Dominick's! Read More...

No pictures allowed

Mariano's is beautiful--trust me

10/30/2012

But if it's innards of a grocery store you want, I've got it! Read More...

Drooling partygoers

Going to the dogs

10/27/2012

Four-legged costumed characters take over the West Loop
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2nd Ward Clean & Green

Sprucing up Mary Bartelme Park

10/22/2012

West Loop volunteers—including area students—get in the act
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Trick-or-Treat on Madison Street

Merchants break out the candy

10/20/2012

No sign of Stephanie Izard but plenty of goats
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Buzz feed

Latte art on display

10/18/2012

Chicago’s best baristas show off their work at West Loop event
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