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8 posts tagged with chicago by enn.
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Why is there a wall at this intersection in Chicago?

At what should be the three-way intersection of Paulina St. and W. Rosehill Dr. in western Edgewater in Chicago, there is a cement wall (looking north, looking south) that prevents you from turning from one of these streets onto the other, turning Paulina into a dead end. Why? [more inside]
posted by enn on Jan 25, 2013 - 16 answers

Cheap sailing in Chicago

What is the easiest and cheapest way to go sailing in Chicago without buying a boat? [more inside]
posted by enn on Mar 14, 2012 - 9 answers

Hats in Chicago

Long shot: Is there anywhere in Chicago or its transit-accessible suburbs where I can buy, in person, a decent-quality Russian ushanka (ear-flap hat)? [more inside]
posted by enn on Jan 21, 2012 - 7 answers

Remedial Cooking

How can I learn to cook, starting from nearly perfect ignorance? [more inside]
posted by enn on Aug 29, 2010 - 41 answers

Glasses fitted in Chicago

Can anyone recommend an optician in Chicago who will adjust glasses purchased elsewhere? [more inside]
posted by enn on Jul 22, 2010 - 10 answers

Chicago transit data art

Do you remember this? A Chicago artist collected data on his commute on the CTA for several months — I think the time the train came, maybe some other details like where it stopped on the platform — and then created a visualization of the data. The final chart was done by hand with paint, not on a computer. [more inside]
posted by enn on May 17, 2010 - 2 answers

Chicago late-night wifi

Where on the north side of Chicago can I use a laptop and connect to a wireless network late at night? [more inside]
posted by enn on Oct 14, 2009 - 4 answers

Where can I scan a couple hundred pages in Chicago?

Is there a print or copy shop in Chicago with a scanner with an automatic document feeder? [more inside]
posted by enn on Dec 8, 2008 - 7 answers

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