Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Beware: Woot Sent My Mom Dying Flowers, Doesn't Care

I just wrote the following email to Consumerist, CC'ing Woot. If you're considering buying something from Woot, you might want to read this first.

Dear Ben and Co. at Consumerist,

Friday, May 22, 2009

Straight Dope Chicago: Is Rogers Park as bad as they say?

Cecil Adams answers the question, is Rogers Park unsafe? Short answer no, he says, followed by a ton of detailed analysis on crime statistics and comparison data between community areas. A very interesting read.

(H/T to Thomas Westgard)

Monday, May 4, 2009

It's Office Hunt Time

I'm considering moving my office out of the building where Sonny's is. The owners of that building have been nice, but I either want to move downtown or find something with more light and a more interesting space in the neighborhood.

As I embark upon my investigation, I note a couple of empty spaces nearby.