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


T-shirts, games and Chuck

A celebration of graphic design

08/25/2012

Crowd sourcing T-shirt design shop Threadless opens its doors for a family reunion. Read More...

In praise of gigandes

A giant among beans

08/21/2012

A giant vegetable that would make the Jolly Green Giant green with envy.
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Opa!

Say cheese

08/19/2012

A visit to the restaurant where Saganaki was invented Read More...

Zealous about doing good

Charitable giving made easy

08/15/2012

Here’s a great way to give to charitable organizations in the community.
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Old Temple Chicago opens

Affordable furniture from far off lands

08/11/2012

A new business brings one-of-a-kind furniture to the West Loop Read More...

Not impressed

Gastro schmastro

08/10/2012

Perhaps the young lady would prefer chicken fingers?
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Community flag on display

Gallery 400 art project

08/09/2012

Have a statement to make? Create your own flag.
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Picketers protest wages

IBEW targets Reavy Rehab

08/08/2012

New West Loop business accused of paying substandard wages to construction workers. Read More...

Hobbes takes your questions

Back by popular demand

08/04/2012

My cat Hobbes guest-blogs today and holds court on rats in the Willis Tower, Mary Todd Lincoln in the West Loop and Pabst Blue Ribbon.
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Block party to feature music

Merit School hosts event in West Loop

08/02/2012

Performances, games and food are on tap this Saturday at the Merit School of Music. Read More...