We were amused when Harold Washington Library was dubbed one of the top 15 ugliest buildings in the world by Travel + Leisure yesterday. The library's bright green, copper gargoyles may not be the most pleasant creatures in the Loop - but they do make a statement.
Today is the day we will find out just how much money (in bonuses) AIG bank execs will get for 2009. Nice, the economy must be on the rebound! Gosh, I wish I worked in the bank business. Or the news business. Wait a second...
The rumor circulating the internet right now is that the Bears could be interested in acquiring Terrell Owens from the Buffalo Bills.‚ Now this is only a rumor- we have no official word from the Bears, but thinking about it is pretty cool.
So yesterday we were watching CLTV in the City Room and we noticed a story about a guy who proposed to his girlfriend in an appliance store. We all remarked that it was indeed a "slow news day" if this story was on TV. Well, this morning, this same story is in the Sun-Times.
The CTA announced it's new budget today. In order to close the budget gap fares are going up, employees are getting laid-off and some express bus routes are going away. Here's the complete list of buses that will stop running in February. Chicago's express days are numbered.