A blog by Bill Motchan. Got feedback? E-mail bmotchan@prodigy.net.


Goodbye Chicago Journal!

Thanks for the memories

12/18/2012

One last hurrah for the Chicago Journal!
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Protecting yourself

On the mean streets

12/11/2012

CPD offers tips to prevent being a crime victim at West Loop community meeting Read More...

Making sausage

Home cooks can learn the craft

12/06/2012

West Loop's Westminster Hot Dog offers sausage-lovers a class Read More...

Frozen out

Blackhawks fans lament

12/03/2012

NHL lockout means less business for West Loop sports bars Read More...

Santa visits the West Loop

Christmas carols and pizza

12/01/2012

A big crowd gathers for the annual Mary Bartelme Park tree lighting Read More...

Art blowing in the wind

Hanging sculpture on Peoria Street

11/27/2012

I wonder if Alexander Calder started this way
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Type in the city

History on display

11/25/2012

On a photo safari with West Loop graphic designer Lidia Varesco Racoma
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Black Friday gift ideas

Only in the West Loop!

11/22/2012

Here are neighborhood businesses with unique holiday options
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A holiday toast . . .

To a new West Loop business!

11/21/2012

West Madison welcomes a well-stocked wine shop
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Flash sale on West Madison

Great deals on duds

11/19/2012

Deep discounts on clothes can be had in the West Loop at a new pop-up shop Read More...

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