Category Archives: THINGS

Things in Chicago that will take you to another time or place.

Japanese Flute Player Enchants Passersby at Promontory Point

If you’re going to Promontory Point this weekend you might hear the elegant sounds of a Japanese flute reverberating inside the tunnel entrance that will remind you of something long forgotten. Jia Senghe, plays a Japanese flute called the shakuhachi … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Top Sculptors Exhibit at the Inland Steel Building

Some of the city’s most talented sculptors show off their work at an exhibition at the Inland Steel Building located at 30 W Monroe Street. It’s an appropriate venue for these artists as the Inland Steel Building is a Chicago … Continue reading

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A Message From the Owls

I was in Barnes and Nobles on State Street a few days ago drinking coffee and scrolling through the images in my camera when the guy sitting in the chair across from me asked if it was the new Olympus … Continue reading

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The Great Northern Migration: Traveler’s Gifts

“I’m goin to the promised land!” That’s what many African-Americans must have thought after they said their final goodbyes to friends and family and boarded a train bound for Chicago. In the early 1900’s, millions of African-Americans left lives framed … Continue reading

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