"A collective moment of silence will begin at 6:20pm. Please wear a red sash/ribbon/bandana on your right arm/wrist to be identifiable and to stand in solidarity."
Hancock Lightshow would be a good name for stuntman.
Blink & Search would be a good name for a band.
"Everyone in town is saying they can’t find engineers fast enough and they can’t find good space." —Wes Shepherd, CEO of Channel IQ
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stupendous mental power (1956)
Unfortunately, looks like 846 W. Sunnyside was torn down sometime in the ’60s, so we’ll never get those details now.
When London’s Tottenham district fell to youth-driven chaos this past August, an elderly barber almost lost everything. Then other young people stepped in to keep him cutting.
Written by former Gapers Block contributor Brian Leli. Great stuff
Nose around that weird mushroom-looking house on Addison (you’ll probably recognize it). Low ceilings, mood lighting, and a real swinging 60s vibe—a new Space.
Spotted: A bison calf at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Like physicists, the bison have been described as “cantankerous” by those who have tried to herd them. A double fence around the Fermilab pasture protects the buffalo and the public from each other. Advice from an experienced hand: “Don’t turn your back on a buffalo.”
Fermilab’s first director, Robert Wilson, established the bison herd in 1969 as a symbol of the history of the Midwestern prairie and the laboratory’s pioneering research at the frontiers of particle physics. The herd remains a major attraction for families and wildlife enthusiasts.
Photography by Maureen Searcy
Despite all my rage I am still holding cats on a page
Getting our ducks (and cats, and sheep) in a row for Monday’s Murakami fête! The festivities begin in the store on August 11th at 10:30PM. Attend! #ChicagoMidnightMurakami #murakami