I started writing this post on Friday morning. You remember Friday. It came at the end of a strange, interrupted week, one marked by neverending triple-digit temperatures and thousand-percent humidity.
This Saturday, Lee Bey and his camera took a break from architecture and attended the 22nd annual Chosen Few picnic in Jackson Park. The event honors house, the rythmic, pulsating dance music that originated in Chicago.
Dash and dine at the 32nd annual Taste of Chicago in Grant Park, which only runs four days this year, but with added features, including pop-up restaurants and a nearly sold-out Celebrity Chef du Jour meals.
St. Basil’s was built in the Byzantine style, along the lines of the famous Hagia Sophia in Constantinople. Granite columns rose from steps on the portico and the interior contained frescoes and mosaics in bright colors.