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DMK Burger Bar - Lombard, IL

I’ve been hearing rave reviews about a local place called DMK Burger Bar. They opened a location in the West Suburbs that just happens to be a bit more convenient than the original spot in Lakeview and some coworkers insisted we give it a try for lunch. 160 more words

Quiet Star

Who adorns the night sky

With silent reflection; a shadow

Bird in flight glides

Into darkness, it’s depth

Fathomable only by flicker,

Soundless sights of dark. 45 more words


Morning Walk: 4/20/14

We spent Sunday morning away from our usual city haunts while at my mom’s in the burbs, but we still got some walking time in. (Luckily, we went¬† 290 more words

"America's Urban Future"

Vishaan Chakrabarti, a partner in the New York starchitect-wannabe firm SHoP (yes, the now almost mandatory ridiculous name), has nevertheless written an excellent piece about urban/suburban trends for the New York Times. 139 more words


Architecture of the Marathon

In honor of Marathon Monday, I thought I would finally post some images from a few weeks ago. I’ve been training for my second Boston Marathon this winter (only somewhat successfully with the demands of Core II) and one weekend in March, I decided to document some of the buildings along the¬†course as I ran from mile 8 to the finish on a long training run. 391 more words