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Five Questions With Whitney Blakemore

By Mike Fourcher | Friday, November 19, 2010
Five Questions With Whitney Blakemore

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask each of them. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. Or submit your own responseson our submissions page. Eleven years ago, after 18 months of construction work, Whitney Blakemore and her husband Rob Whitaker opened Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Emily Martin and Joshua Wentz

By Brad Bretz | Thursday, November 11, 2010
Five Questions with Emily Martin and Joshua Wentz

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask each of them. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. Or submit your own responses on our submissions page. Emily Martin & Joshua Wentz are the owners of Orange Beautiful at 4658 North Damen Avenue. Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Doug and Tracy Hurst

By Brad Bretz | Monday, November 8, 2010
Five Questions with Doug and Tracy Hurst

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask each of them. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. Or submit your own responses on our submissions page. Doug & Tracy Hurst have lived and worked in the neighborhood for 11 years.  They Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Eric Sinclair

By Mike Fourcher | Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Five Questions with Eric Sinclair

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask each of them. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. Or submit your own responses on our submissions page. Eric Sinclair, a technology worker by day, has lived in the Rockwell area of Lincoln Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Andrew Huff

By Mike Fourcher | Monday, November 1, 2010
Five Questions with Andrew Huff

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask each of them. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. Or submit your own responses on our submissions page. The proprietor of Chicago’s indy-Internet phenomenon, Gapers Block, Andrew Huff has been moving from one Read the Rest…

Five Questions With Irma Frolich

By Mike Fourcher | Friday, October 29, 2010
Five Questions With Irma Frolich

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask each of them. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. Or submit your own responses on our submissions page. Irma Frolich grew up in Lincoln Square and has owned Hüettenbar, 4721 N. Lincoln Ave., since Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Chui Correa

By Brad Bretz | Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Five Questions with Chui Correa

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask each of them. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. Or submit your own responses on our submissions page. Chui Correa and his wife, Guadalupe, owners of  Chui’s Food Store at 4852 N. Damen Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Sarah Spraker

By Mike Fourcher | Thursday, October 21, 2010
Five Questions with Sarah Spraker

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask each of them. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. Sara Spraker lives in Uptown, but for six years she has been Program Director at Concordia Place Children Center, 3855 N. Seeley, which has been offering child Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Sam Wolfson

By Mike Fourcher | Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Five Questions with Sam Wolfson

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask each of them. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. You may not know the name, but if you’ve ever walked down Lincoln Avenue near the Davis Theater, you know of Sam Wolfson. He’s Read the Rest…

Five Questions with David Gutterman

By Mike Fourcher | Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Five Questions with David Gutterman

Editor’s Note: We want to get to know our neighbors, so we picked five questions to ask all of. Feel free to ask them your own questions in the comments. David Gutterman has lived in Lincoln Square for 14 years and ten years ago he opened Quake Collectables, at 4628 N. Lincoln Ave., a vintage toy Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Garrett FitzGerald

By Mike Fourcher | Monday, October 18, 2010
Five Questions with Garrett FitzGerald

Garrett FitzGerald is the Executive Director of the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce.  He’s lived in the neighborhood for eleven years. 1. What’s your favorite spot in the neighborhood? The Lincoln Restaurant. 2. What’s the goofiest thing you’ve ever seen in the neighborhood? The delinquents that hang out in front of the building on the corner of Lincoln Read the Rest…

Clothes Encounters

By Cody Prentiss | Friday, July 16, 2010
Clothes Encounters

Name: Nina Pascolla What neighborhood she lives in: Lincoln Square Where we saw her: Working at one of the booths at the Chicago Folk and Roots Festival. Did you make these dresses? No. I’m just helping sell them. How did you end up working here? I met my boss through one of my friends, and Read the Rest…

East Meets West at Fest

By Cody Prentiss | Wednesday, July 14, 2010
East Meets West at Fest

Name: Sanjay Choudrey Where we saw him: His East Meets West booth at the Chicago Folk and Roots Festival. How would you describe your stock? I’d say it’s global art: Man-made, fair trade goods from all over the world, mostly jewelry, textiles, and artwork. Do you have a history crafting artwork or any of these Read the Rest…

The Bike Enthusiast

By Cody Prentiss | Monday, July 5, 2010
The Bike Enthusiast

Name: Rachael Huttner What neighborhood she lives in: Ravenswood Where we saw her: Near the intersection of North Lincoln and West Eastwood avenues What do you like about the neighborhood? To begin with, I really love the neighborhood. I always wanted to live here since I knew it existed. I like how it’s quiet?but not Read the Rest…

Banks and Boutiques

By Cody Prentiss | Thursday, June 24, 2010
Banks and Boutiques

Name: Scoop Skupian What neighborhood he lives in: Northcenter Where we saw him: Walking his dog near North Wolcott Avenue and West Irving Park Rd. What issues most concern you with the neighborhood? There?s a bank that might go in on Lincoln and Berteau, and we would love to see another bank with a bunch Read the Rest…

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