chicagobusiness:

Did the Chicago Spire just get a second chance at life?

OH GOSH, I HOPE SO.
DON’T ACT LIKE YOU DON’T WANT THIS, CHICAGO. THE DAMN THING LOOKS LIKE A SEXY TWIZZLER / SIM CITY 2000 ARCOLOGY. chicagobusiness:

Did the Chicago Spire just get a second chance at life?

OH GOSH, I HOPE SO.
DON’T ACT LIKE YOU DON’T WANT THIS, CHICAGO. THE DAMN THING LOOKS LIKE A SEXY TWIZZLER / SIM CITY 2000 ARCOLOGY. chicagobusiness:

Did the Chicago Spire just get a second chance at life?

OH GOSH, I HOPE SO.
DON’T ACT LIKE YOU DON’T WANT THIS, CHICAGO. THE DAMN THING LOOKS LIKE A SEXY TWIZZLER / SIM CITY 2000 ARCOLOGY.

chicagobusiness:

Did the Chicago Spire just get a second chance at life?

OH GOSH, I HOPE SO.

DON’T ACT LIKE YOU DON’T WANT THIS, CHICAGO. THE DAMN THING LOOKS LIKE A SEXY TWIZZLER / SIM CITY 2000 ARCOLOGY.

Scott Kane Stukel - Professional Website

I know what you’re all thinking:

"I wonder if Scott has a professional website?"

Well, the answer is “yes.”Yes, I do.

So, if you happen to be the hiring partner of a law firm’s copyright practice area, go ahead and glance at this, okay? Thanks.

urchicago:

Alligator Abuse on the CTA || Reptile Revolt Imminent 

Back in November, Alexis Prokopchuk took an alligator for a ride on the CTA all wrapped up like a cute little baby, and then abandoned it at O’Hare Airport. Seriously? What is this, some kind of Dada terror attack? Her explanation is that she got the alligator from some friends who were going to flush it down a toilet (they must have a huge and awesome one), and that she forgot it at the airport because she was high on Crack and Heroin (always a solid excuse).  Let’s hope that there are no copycats crimes, because this is as sad as it is ridiculous. 

Alexis Prokopchuk was arrested last Tuesday on charges of animal cruelty and reckless conduct. I just wonder how the hell the alligator got all the way up here. It’s like inverse homeward bound. 

Via Huffington Post 

Love this city.

I’ve been asked to participate in a “Junto” - a small group discussion of experts and interested minds - on our legal institutions of information ownership. The discussion is TONIGHT at the Star Lounge Coffee (2521 W. Chicago) at 7:00 PM. Should be a great collection of lawyers, journalists, and academics! 

These Juntos are monthly events hosted by the Dilettantes - an experimental performance group focused on art and discourse. If you’re interested in participating / attending this, or future Juntos, click their link above!

nickgerber:

Last week was crazy. Here are some highlights from last week and this morning. The gent at the bottom of the stack is a guy I met on the street this morning named Maurice. He’s a musician and I’m going to see if I can’t connect with him and shoot some more portraits. We’ll see how it goes. 

Nick is one of the most talented photographers I’ve ever met. His ability to capture the majesty and charm of Chicago is unparalleled.  nickgerber:

Last week was crazy. Here are some highlights from last week and this morning. The gent at the bottom of the stack is a guy I met on the street this morning named Maurice. He’s a musician and I’m going to see if I can’t connect with him and shoot some more portraits. We’ll see how it goes. 

Nick is one of the most talented photographers I’ve ever met. His ability to capture the majesty and charm of Chicago is unparalleled.  nickgerber:

Last week was crazy. Here are some highlights from last week and this morning. The gent at the bottom of the stack is a guy I met on the street this morning named Maurice. He’s a musician and I’m going to see if I can’t connect with him and shoot some more portraits. We’ll see how it goes. 

Nick is one of the most talented photographers I’ve ever met. His ability to capture the majesty and charm of Chicago is unparalleled.  nickgerber:

Last week was crazy. Here are some highlights from last week and this morning. The gent at the bottom of the stack is a guy I met on the street this morning named Maurice. He’s a musician and I’m going to see if I can’t connect with him and shoot some more portraits. We’ll see how it goes. 

Nick is one of the most talented photographers I’ve ever met. His ability to capture the majesty and charm of Chicago is unparalleled.  nickgerber:

Last week was crazy. Here are some highlights from last week and this morning. The gent at the bottom of the stack is a guy I met on the street this morning named Maurice. He’s a musician and I’m going to see if I can’t connect with him and shoot some more portraits. We’ll see how it goes. 

Nick is one of the most talented photographers I’ve ever met. His ability to capture the majesty and charm of Chicago is unparalleled.  nickgerber:

Last week was crazy. Here are some highlights from last week and this morning. The gent at the bottom of the stack is a guy I met on the street this morning named Maurice. He’s a musician and I’m going to see if I can’t connect with him and shoot some more portraits. We’ll see how it goes. 

Nick is one of the most talented photographers I’ve ever met. His ability to capture the majesty and charm of Chicago is unparalleled. 

nickgerber:

Last week was crazy. Here are some highlights from last week and this morning. The gent at the bottom of the stack is a guy I met on the street this morning named Maurice. He’s a musician and I’m going to see if I can’t connect with him and shoot some more portraits. We’ll see how it goes. 

Nick is one of the most talented photographers I’ve ever met. His ability to capture the majesty and charm of Chicago is unparalleled. 

fyuchicago:

the miami of canada: chicago!
fyuchicago:

the miami of canada: chicago!
fyuchicago:

the miami of canada: chicago!
fyuchicago:

the miami of canada: chicago!
fyuchicago:

the miami of canada: chicago!
fyuchicago:

the miami of canada: chicago!

cara-ann:

Silver lining here is I don’t have to be at work on Monday, so my skin will probably stay on my body.

Holy hell.

RE: VENTRA

Just checked my CHASE debit card balance and history. Was surprised to see approximately 20 withdrawals of ~$5 taken by “VENTRA ACCOUNT CHICAGO IL” in the last month. This is strange, because I paid for and use a prepaid “unlimited ride” card as facilitated by my university. I shouldn’t be getting charged on a per ride basis at all. Certainly not to my CHASE account. 

I did some research, and it appears that the Ventra sensor system just charges whichever readable card is closest to its sensor. So, while I presumed that the sensor was reading my “unlimited ride” university pass from my wallet, it was ACTUALLY dipping into my checking account. I have unwittingly been being charged an unlimited ride “day pass” rate of $5 EVERY SINGLE TIME I have gotten on the CTA in the last month. All, while I should be enjoying a “free” prepaid ride. 

This is absolutely preposterous. I never authorized nor intended for my bank to make payments based on proximity to a third parties’ sensors. I never gave VENTRA access or information concerning my CHASE account. Nor was I given any reason to suspect that the VENTRA sensors were indiscriminate in their scanning. 

This has cost me approximately $100 dollars in the last month. Given that 1.6 million CTA rides are charged for every day, the financial stakes for this kind of “error” are astronomical. 

There MUST be some variety of tribunal set up to resolve these kind of claims or a pending class action lawsuit to address this. If anyone has any information, please contact me ASAP.

Cook County Criminal Courthouse. #Law #Chicago #LittleVillage #Judiciary