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Open House: Mark and Patrick’s Place

Open House: Mark and Patrick’s Place

What kind of monsters would abandon their babies in a barren desert?  Patrick Ewing might have asked himself that question if his moonlit walk hadn’t become an urgent rescue mission to save the vulnerable infants he kept finding along the way.  Patrick put the babies into the satchel on his back, but it was rapidly […]

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Open House: Mark and Jeri’s

Open House: Mark and Jeri’s

Chicagoan’s Mark and Jeri were introduced by mutual friends fifteen years ago, although it’s surprising nobody set them up sooner.  The intellectuals had moved in the same social circles for years and had much in common.  Both had grown up in typical 60’s suburbia, both worked for .org’s, he for the Adler Planetarium, she for […]

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Chicago Secrets: The Field Museum’s Hush-Hush Rental Program AKA the Harris Loan Center (Exposed!)

Chicago Secrets: The Field Museum’s Hush-Hush Rental Program AKA the Harris Loan Center (Exposed!)

Museums, in addition to being large publicly funded institutions which are open to the public for educational purposes but which often require an annual membership or nominal daily fee, are places where ANYTHING can happen!  Artifacts are collected for crying out loud!  From around the world!!  From remote areas!!!  Watch it because the exclamation points […]

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