Picture this. It's a Monday night, you've had a long day at work but you need to pick up a few things before you head home. Where do you go? In the days of multi-purpose retailers aiming to be everything to everyone, we may be visiting our local department stores less frequently.
Shannon Cason is a real live Macy's employee (he sells women's shoes).So the Former Moth GrandSLAM champion is more than equipped to give you his thoughts on Black Friday's move to Thursday, in his Paper Machete Consumer Reports Report.Below, the beginning of his diatribe.
In Saul Bellow’s Chicago of the 1930s and ‘40s there were millinery factories in the Loop and Humboldt Park was more Polish than Puerto Rican.At age 9, the Nobel laureate immigrated to Chicago from Canada and grew up on the near West Side in a two-flat on Augusta Boulevard.
If you want to see great artwork, you should check out the Art Institute. Or you could always head over to the West Loop gallery district and explore. But if you've already been to those places, may I suggest an alternative?