Just how bad is this Chicago winter?
A Chicagoan by way of Southern California wants to know, “Is it true that Chicago winters were worse than they are now?" It turns out data can shed a little light on our seasonal misery.
+Chicago Public Media, February 2014.
Lake Michigan vs. Chicago River
A friendly bar debate turns into a Curious City smackdown: Which is more important, Lake Michigan or the Chicago River? Along the way we hear from kayakers, barge managers and even Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
+Chicago Public Media, January 2014.
House Proud: A Brick-Clad Modern Family Home
Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part retreat and part public stage.
+Photo by Matthew Williams for Dwell.
+Dwell, January 2014.
Book Review: 'Full Fathom Five' by Gordon Chaplin
Chaplin's memoir weaves in personal and environmental history. His story parallels the disruption of an ecological community with his own anxieties about his past and his father's legacy.
+Image: Author Gordon Chaplin in 1951 as a child next to his father, Charles C.G. Chaplin, and sister, Susie, at their home in the Bahamas. (Courtesy Gordon Chaplin, distributed by Arcade)
+Chicago Tribune, December, 2013