Conditions Poor at Some Red Line Stops
The CTA announced on Thursday plans for a major overhaul to Red Line El stations and tracks, including rebuilding the Clark/Division and Wilson stations. See how bad the conditions are at some of these stations and hear comments from commuters on The Red Line Project's YouTube channel.
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'Captain Al' Keeps Charter Business Afloat
In 1975, Captain Al Skalecke (left) bought a boat for $20,000 after deciding that driving to and from Wisconsin to fish every weekend was too much of a hassle. Thirty-six years later, he's still running a successful charter boat business out of Burnham Harbor.
(Photo by Jerry Johnson)
- Zero Waste Fashion Show Hits Columbia College
Columbia College Chicago opened its Zero Waste" Fashion Re-Patterned exhibit at Columbia's Averill and Bernard Leviton A + D Gallery in the South Loop. Zero waste fashion supports the idea of creating fashion without creating waste.
Photo: Designer Derick Melander had more than a two tons of secondhand clothing for his piece, "Drift." (Photo by Ali Trumbull)
Printers Row Books Fighting Literary War with Books vs. E-Readers
Owner of Printers Row Fine and Rare books John LaPine defends the "analog book" versus the new e-reader craze. LaPine claims, "there is nothing like the real thing."