Gapers Block

Oct 18

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Oct 17

[video]

"My whole life was basketball and just trying to make it out of the area I grew up in," he says. "Of course, school was great, but my biggest goal was to make it out, and you had to go to school. I knew that at the end of the day, I knew I had to do something for my family. I was just thinking about my mom, and just trying to change her life. I knew that I didn’t want to go selling drugs or cracking cars. I didn’t wanna do that." Derrick Rose is a new player and new man ready to end cycle of injuries | ESPN

"My whole life was basketball and just trying to make it out of the area I grew up in," he says. "Of course, school was great, but my biggest goal was to make it out, and you had to go to school. I knew that at the end of the day, I knew I had to do something for my family. I was just thinking about my mom, and just trying to change her life. I knew that I didn’t want to go selling drugs or cracking cars. I didn’t wanna do that."

Derrick Rose is a new player and new man ready to end cycle of injuries | ESPN

Oct 14

Ten Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians Listed - Downtown - DNAinfo.com Chicago -

Working from “crash data, staff feedback and more than 800 suggestions from the general public,” the alliance named the following 10 intersections most dangerous for pedestrians

Oct 13

[video]

Oct 12

elisa365:

Obligatory changing leaves photo.

elisa365:

Obligatory changing leaves photo.

Oct 10

themason:

Full dang article - I wroted it
The maps nice, but just wait till you hear what the abysmal clearance rate is on bike thefts.
*Also I drewed that map

themason:

Full dang article - I wroted it

The maps nice, but just wait till you hear what the abysmal clearance rate is on bike thefts.

*Also I drewed that map

Oct 09

A Discussion with Rachel Bertsche -

britticisms:

JOIN ME! I’ll be hosting this discussion about Hollywood with Rachel Bertsche in anticipation of her new book, Jennifer, Gwyneth and Me. Open Books is located at 213 W Institute Place. 

(via openbooksorg)

Open Books presents An Evening with Rachel Bertsche, hosted by Britt Julious, Thursday October 9th at 6 p.m.

Oct 08

The Great Chicago Fire -

At 9 pm, October 8th, sound Chicago’s Early Warning Sirens, to mark the start of the Chicago Fire. Early on the 10th, sound them again, to mark the end.

calumet412:

The legend of Mrs. O’ Leary’s cow being the cause for the Great Chicago Fire has permeated the popular culture to the point that it is accepted as fact by most. 

But did you know the real reason the fire started is because of Superman’s dog, Krypto? 

Click the image to enlarge.

calumet412:

The legend of Mrs. O’ Leary’s cow being the cause for the Great Chicago Fire has permeated the popular culture to the point that it is accepted as fact by most.

But did you know the real reason the fire started is because of Superman’s dog, Krypto?

Click the image to enlarge.