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Open House: Strand Design

Open House: Strand Design

At the suggestion of Room Service owner Paul Lechlinski, I recently visited the West Loop loft where his friends Ted and Sharon Burdett operate their start-up design company Strand Design.  It’s Randolph Street location was once home to butchers, grocers and flower suppliers, and a few of those remain interspersed among event restaurants with trendy […]

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Photo Essay: Labor Day in Downtown Chicago

Photo Essay: Labor Day in Downtown Chicago

As you peruse today’s photo essay, I must insist you listen to this excellent song.  Just click the YouTube player icon on your screen.  Sheesh, can you imagine how strange the preceding sentence would’ve sounded to you fifteen years ago?  Or, how much would we even understand about modern day life if we were transported […]

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