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the car, again

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turns out that there’s apparently a city car towing scandal going on right this very second! i had no idea! well, thank god i didn’t have any pringles in the car, at least. and, in honor of it all: “The Lincoln Park Pirates,” by Steve Goodman The streetlamps are on in Chicago tonight, And lovers […]

pretty day

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drove to work today (my patience for the #2’s unreliability, i’m finding, wanes more and more as the temperature goes down and down — so, on a 10°F day, it’s basically nil) and stood out in front of 1155 for a few minutes. it must have warmed up a little bit overnight, as it snowed […]

six chilling words

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shit you not, i think my heart skipped a beat when i read those six chilling words on the Campaign for Better Transit‘s Service Cuts page about this year’s CTA budget woes and cutbacks that may result: Overnight service on all trains eliminated


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holy cow. * niqui has had her window open and noticed a large number of helicopters flying around, and then noticed (when the helicopters shut up for a minute) a large number of emergency vehicle sirens, and finally resorted to the intarweb after too long for it to just be a car accident on lsd […]

south side represent!

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north side fuckers are spammers! From: Chicago Northside To: Subject: Chicago North Side only Content-Type: text/plain; charset=”iso-8859-1″ Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 19:14:03 X-Virus-Checked: Checked X-Spambayes-Classification: ham; 0.05 Hot Chicago Northsiders find each other at Loyola – Old Town – Streeterville – Uptown Roscoe Village – River North – Edgewater Wrigleyville/Lakeview – Lincoln […]