Take a Sentimental Journey: Parkridge Home Tour 2015

The Parkridge Home Tour fell at the same time as the Open Streets event making for a conundrum of sorts for me and a number of others. Each started at 1:00 PM, though the Parkridge event lasted two hours longer, ending at 6:00 PM. Both are integral to what this site has become about: Better […]

New Brewery: Last Days of Autumn

Just about the time I think I’ve got a handle on all the new breweries coming to the downtown area, I find another. I’ve nosed around the area out Jackson on McCalla over to Magnolia and across to Standard Knitting Mills and into Parkridge a bit, recently. It’s really all pretty close together. I’ve written […]

Holes in the City

I heard a piece on National Public Radio within the last few days that set me to thinking about holes. Specifically, the report was designed to take up space or a “hole” in the broadcast hour. The host pointed out that in any given hour a planned segment might fall through or the spots planned […]