Entries Tagged as 'the loop'

Something Big Is Coming

September 30th, 2013 · No Comments



Finally figured out what this was after walking past it so many times at Block 37.

Butterflies and Buffalo
Two North Riverside Plaza
September 18 to October 31, 2013

Developed over the past 10 years, “Butterflies & Buffalo” is a nationwide documentary project to capture the faces and stories of our country’s most extraordinary cultures through the world’s largest film camera. Designed and built by world-renowned photographer, Dennis Manarchy, the camera is making its public debut in downtown Chicago at Two North Riverside Plaza along with stunning 24-foot photography. Attendees will view and walk INSIDE this commemorative masterpiece to understand the science behind photography and witness the beginnings of this historic journey. (Description via Chicago Ideas.)

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Former Site of The Elephant Building

September 13th, 2013 · No Comments


The Elephant Building used to be here…. four years ago.. Sad!

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Oasis Cafe, Hidden in Jewelers Row

September 6th, 2013 · 1 Comment


A while back Ranee took me, Eric, Andrew and Rob to a secret spot for lunch. Oasis Cafe is a Mediterranean restaurant hidden in the back of a jewelry store in the heart of Jewelers Row! I mean, literally you walk into the jewelry store and pass cases and cases of diamonds and other gems and then you’re standing in front of a counter and placing a lunch order!! The food was really good and we sat outside in a plaza nearby our office and ate. What a great lunch!


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