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The daily Joeff

The daily Joeff

The alley behind The Alley on Clark Street. See dozens more in YoChicago's Lake View photo gallery. Photo by Joeff Davis [...]
Shopping in upscale Chicago neighborhoods

Shopping in upscale Chicago neighborhoods

Has anyone else ever gone into a store in an upscale Chicago neighborhood and wondered what the hell they were actually selling or how they managed [...]

Last Chance New Year's

Here's your last chance until 4705, and you won't hear any more Chinese New Year chatter from me until then. Opera restaurant (312-461-0161), at 1301 [...]

The Loop's hidden gems

We've been chatting here at YoChicago about how the Loop is full of little bars and restaurants and the like, that are tucked away from sight. Now tha [...]

Targeting Chicago's dumbest borrowers

It's not as if mortgage lenders need much help in targeting understanding-challenged borrowers, but the Illinois Department of Financial and Professio [...]

Sets my sleaze-o-meter racing

I have a finely-tuned sleaze-o-meter that easily jumps past the redline. One mortgage broker's radio commercial sends my sleaze-o racing from word on [...]

Young skaters need a facility on the New East Side

What do you do when you are a teenager who enjoys skateboarding but you live in a downtown highrise, the sport is prohibited in the surrounding street [...]
Yuppies have murals, too

Yuppies have murals, too

This one is in the part of Humboldt Park that some are trying to annex as West Bucktown. Goats have interesting ways of marking their turf. The ph [...]

Renting at the high end

Chicago rents don't approach the $100K and up a month that you'll find in Manhattan, or even the $60K that's not uncommon in LA. To catch up on the l [...]

Lion spotted in River North

Well, Happy New Year. As forecasted I spent last night at Big Bowl at 60 E. Ohio popping tasty pot stickers into my mouth, and following those with a [...]
Lakeshore East starting to look like a neighborhood

Lakeshore East starting to look like a neighborhood

How do you turn a collection of highrises into a community? Add a park. It seems to be working at Lakeshore East, the new mixed-use development betwe [...]

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 [...]

Year of the Dog

Get your resolutions ready because Sunday begins the Chinese New Year. It's the Year of the Dog, 4704. And me, I was just getting used to writing 4703 [...]

A Chicago highrise with views – of other highrises

This particular YoChicagoan isn't a big fan of highrises but I've always admired their killer views. The downside is that there's often a good chance [...]
What's in store at The Armitage Collection?

What's in store at The Armitage Collection?

We've talked before about the elaborate shopping options available along Armitage Avenue in Lincoln Park, including shops that sell ski parkas for dog [...]
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