Chicago

Transient Collector

I found this on the Tribune intranet job listings. Can you imagine having this job? Hounding down people who don’t pay for their Chicago Tribune? ugh. Transient Collector: This position includes the collection and credit review of annual transient revenue in excess of $40 million; controlling the continuation of credit extension on all transient accounts, …

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CTA toy bus

This morning on my bus ride to work, I was standing below the speaker on a overstuffed bus with people. Every time the bus would accerlate, a weird high pitch buzz would emit from the speaker in the ceiling. Then when the bus would slow down it would give off a low-pitch buzz. So the …

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College of Surgeons…true name?

Here’s an email that I sent to the College of Surgeons today. I am currently awaiting a response. From: Maldre, MatthewSent: Friday, November 9, 2001 9:03 AMTo: ‘postmaster@facs.org’Subject: College of Surgeons…the true name? I was just in your building in Chicago yesterday for a meeting. Someone informed me that the College of Surgeons isn’t actually …

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Oak Lawn, IL the new hot spot

Matt Shultz’s bulletin board at geeklife is talking about Oak Lawn: “It has come to my attention that Oak Lawn has become a hot-spot for many would-be travelers. I don’t blame them. Oak Lawn is a veritable cornucopia of cultural events (Bed Races at Fall on the Green), hip clubs (B.J. McMahons), and trendy shopping …

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South side of Chicago has a new star

did you know that the Cubs new pitching coach, Larry Rothschild, grew up on the south side of Chicago? “Rothschild, 47, who grew up in Beverly on Chicago’s South Side”http://www.chicagosports.com/cubs/content/story/0,1984,165661,00.html

Find sports partners

Find sports partners!Form or join teams!Find coaces or venues!http://www.sportingboard.com I just set up the Chicago Croquet Squirearchy of Gentlefolk on this site.

Chicago Croquet Squirearchy of Gentlefolk website

Extreme croquet club in the Chicagoland area that is like 19th century meets WWE. Croquet has a rich history of being an extreme sport in the late 1800’s. This site plays on rich decorative elements and has a lot funny content. Client: Chicago Croquet Squirearchy of Gentlefolk

It's a Mr. T Christmas card, 2000

Mr. T Christmas card 2000

While in Chicago during Christmas, Mr. T lost his shoe. Help him find his shoe in the many photos of Mr. T in Chicago at spudart.org/christmas! I bought a handmade Mr. T doll off eBay in 2000 as a joke. The amount of detail is quite surprising on this doll. Apparently someone in the 80s …

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Chicago illustrations

The agency that I worked for, Sales Solutions, put together a planner jam-packed with local and national events and marketing √¨starter ideas√Æ to put our clients in a promotional state of mind. A series of tips included the “Chicago Hot Tip.” Every month we suggested how to combine a seasonal event in Chicago with a …

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