Entries from February 28th, 2006

A Neighborhood Walk: Noble Square, Northeast

February 28th, 2006 · No Comments

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In northern Noble Square there are more signs of Wicker Park, if you will. There are still an old Polish school and church and the old fieldhouse at Pulaski Park, but there are also new condos signs of gentrification leaking in. I was surprised and excited to see the cobblestone street, I think it was on a stretch of Le Moyne. I hardly see cobblestone here in Chicago. The dogs were in a big enclosed area by the highway. I love weimaraners. A guy there was teasing me and telling me I could have any dog I wanted and I was having a hard time getting a straight answer about why the dogs were all there. Two other workers made it seem as though it was some sort of doggy daycare.

Previously in Noble Square:
» Southeast
» Chicago Ave.
» Ashland South of Division

Other neighborhood walks:
» Ukrainian Village: 1 2 3 4
» East Ukrainian Village: 1 2 3 4

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A Neighborhood Walk: Noble Square, Southeast

February 27th, 2006 · 3 Comments

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In the southeast corner, Noble Square has Eckhart Park. The houses and church that line the park looked really nice in the late afternoon light. To the east Noble Square ends at the Kennedy Expressway, which I obviously didn’t walk on. I sort of weaved in and out, trying to stay near the freeway. Going north, there’s the Polish American Museum and just north of that some low-income housing? I think? It’s housing that all looks the same, with uniform numbering and run down yards. At Division St. and Noble St. there’s Holy Trinity, a Polish church that was built in 1873.

Previously in Noble Square:
» Chicago Ave.
» Ashland South of Division

Other neighborhood walks:
» Ukrainian Village: 1 2 3 4
» East Ukrainian Village: 1 2 3 4

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Kristin & Darren’s Birthdays

February 26th, 2006 · 2 Comments


Kristin & Darren


Trent


John in Sombrero – See you in my nightmares!


Shots! 9 Jaeger Bombs & 1 Buttery Nipple


Toast! Ed, Kristin, Abby


Stretch! Darren


Southport Lanes


Happy Dallas


Abby & Dallas


Rachelle & Abby


Kristin, Katie, April


Kristin, Rachelle, Abby, Katie, April


Cory, Allison, Kristin, Rachelle, Abby, April, Katie


Kristin & Dallas


Darren & Trent


Allison & Weiner


Paul & Katie


Cory & Ed

Kristin and Darren both had birthdays this week so we went out to Southport Lanes to celebrate.

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