View of historic part of Michigan Avenue from the Art Institute cat walk above Monroe Street.

View of the reconstructed Chicago Stock Exchange terra cotta portal located in the east gardens of the Art Institute of Chicago. This portal was salvaged by the Institute after demolition of the original decayed Chicago Stock Exchange building, reconstructed and erected again. In the background is AON tower and part of the Prudential building. The... Continue Reading →

Waiting for my ride home on Metra's double decker to go for a long Labor Day weekend. If only would the doors finally open...

While most of us will be gladly lurking in the shadows while sweating profusely during a scorching hot Chicago day like this, there are some who would find sitting on a burning bench basking in mid-day sunshine very desirable. Catching an extra boost of vitamin D perhaps? Her iPhone must have been cooking inside from... Continue Reading →

Chicago River Walk is a beautiful trail to visit any time of year, but on a hot steamy 95F degree day like this, descending down to the river and finding a cool place under a tree canopy can be refreshing. Here is an entrance off Wells St.

Living World Series Gentlemen life-size statues by Ju Ming near Trump Tower. Bronze cast plinth.

Although I'm in no way a fan of all day meetings, having a chance to go to our conference center at the top deck to attend such events has its perks. Even if the best camera you have on you is a cheap Droid phone.

If you work in The Loop and the mid-day sun is incessantly convincing you that you need to take a breather from the daily grind, there is no better place than the gardens of the Art Institute. Right off of Michigan Avenue, at this place one finds nothing but peace, be it to eat your... Continue Reading →

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