Charter #16992


At 1511 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago, this Little Free Library resides on a busy street in front of an apartment building.  We thought about removing the bottle from the top of the Library before capturing an image, but decided to show it in its natural habitat, trash and all.  This Little Free Library definitely needs some TLC.

We spent some time looking for another Little Free Library around the location of Columbia College at 600 South Michigan Avenue with no success.  Maybe it’s inside the building?

Ti Amo Eataly…

Just came back from a trip to Chicago and managed lunch and shopping at my favorite Italian marketplace—Eataly!   With restaurants, beverage and IMG_20150823_140431768food counters, a bakery, a retail store, and a cooking school, it is probably the best selection of Italian food products I have seen in one location since I moved away from the New York / New Jersey area.  Today’s best purchase—a generous slice of the sharpest provolone they had in stock.  Aged for two years, it crumbles as it is sliced, melts in your mouth, and has a delectable flavor bite. Continue reading “Ti Amo Eataly…”