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Urban spelunking: Marshall Field's / Macy's on State Street

Published Dec. 19, 2019

There are still a few historic downtown department stores that transport us back to an era when such shops ruled retail in American cities. One of them is the State Street Macy's in Chicago, whose roots go so deep that years after its rebranding, the bronze signs out front still say Marshall Field.


Reconnecting with old friends on a Windy City weekend

Published Nov. 7, 2019

So often when I travel, I go in search of the new and different. But, sometimes, it's also nice to check in on some old friends. That's what I did last time I went to Chicago for a weekend getaway.

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My Drug Of Choice

Thursday July 3rd, 2014 – Rosemont, IL    Whenever I’m stupid enough to think I have anything figured out is exactly the time I find out I don’t. I’ve been harping on and on of late about how dead 4th of July week is in comedy clubs, and then I show up at Zani...

Numbers Don't Lie

Friday April 25th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL    After all of the painstaking effort I have put in over a lifetime feverishly attempting to create an identity that is moderately recognizable to the largest amount of people possible, it’s laughable at how tiny a number that tu...

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