Posted in September 2009

Can’t Get Enought ‘Apartment Therapy’

I found this delicious interior design website that I just can’t get enough of! It’s called and they have editions for New York, L.A., San Francisco, Chicago, D.C., and Boston. But the eye candy is good, no matter your locale. Every since I stumbled upon this site, my brain has been flooded with ideas. … Continue reading

Where is the future of fashion?

When I was about 10 years old, I envisioned the year 2010 with popular fashion in the vain of “The Fifth Element.” Instead, I am consistently disappointed by today’s Gap-nation. Everywhere I look I see a drab, khaki-colored blur of cheap, matchy-matchy attire that doesn’t take chances and has no personality. There is little glamour … Continue reading

The road to producing ‘real’ journalism.

For nine months my partner Becky Schlikerman and I conducted an investigation into the committees of the Chicago City Council. What we found were repeated violations of the Illinois Open Meetings Act – business being conducted without majority quorums (the minimum number of alderman needed to vote) and minutes that were inadequate or nonexistent. Read … Continue reading