Everyday, the Chicago Transit Authority's mission is to get commuters from Point A to Point B, but riders pick up some good and bad anecdotes along the way. Imagine riding all 139 routes on the CTA bus system.
dDid I read this right in the New York Times? 32,000 people gathered on or by the Brooklyn Bridge for the Occupy Wall St. march yesterday? And in Chicago, right at rush hour, protesters shut down the LaSalle Street bridge here in Chicago.
The NBA lockout prevented the start of the 2011-2012 season but the Chicago Bulls’ got started on their schedule as planned--well, sort of. TheChicago Tribune’s RedEye reported on a virtual season, courtesy of the videogame NBA 2K12.
It’s the weekend! Time to put the stress and demands of the work week behind. But, for some folks, a fun weekend is just part of their job description.Ernest Wilkins is a social media and events producer for Chicago Tribune’s RedEye and Metromix.