Author: Joe Zekas

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Sub-Division

As far as we kow, Sub-Division is not the name of a new neighborhood that's south of Division Street. But hey, what does Yo know? Well, we know that ...

Waiting on the 37th anniversary for Block 37

It's nearing the silver anniversary of the day I sold the leaning office tower on Block 37 that I owned for a split-second. Older Chicagoans will reme ...

Chicago on YouTube.com

Not ready for prime time video - and that's part of the attraction. Flash required, broadband recommended. Chicago street beat — a don't miss o ...
The daily Joeff

The daily Joeff

Photo by Joeff Davis Several readers have complained about the previous title of this feature. Readers, thy will be done. We've washed the offens ...
Where the rats are

Where the rats are

Bucktown, Wicker Park, Lincoln Park and Lake View are the hot spots for rat infestation, according to today's RedEye. I guess that's what happens w ...

Hey, how about your own gap?

Minding the Gap, An Assessment of Racial Disparity In Metropolitan Chicago (PDF file) is a 2003 study from the Jane Addams Hull House Association. Th ...
A segregated restroom?

A segregated restroom?

One has to wonder whether use of this portable facility is limited to the Irish construction workers who build much of Lake View's new housing. ...
The message from Central Lake View

The message from Central Lake View

I'm puzzled by the Central Lake View Merchants Association's street banners along Belmont and Sheffield. They're the only ones I've ever seen in Ch ...
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