I know, winter is still months away. But when it comes to fashion, mannequins across the country are making their debut decked in the latest fashion trends for this winter. I scoped, prodded and asked some professionals what is trendy this winter, as to get a jump start on my shopping. I don’t consider myself to be trendy, but I do like a heads up so I don’t have to tune in to the Kardashians to find out if pashminas are still trendy.
Four neighborhoods — Bucktown, Wicker Park, Logan Square and Humboldt Park — are about to go from good to great when it comes to real estate, thanks to recent news that the long-anticipated adaptive reuse of the Bloomingdale Trail, newly dubbed “the 606,” finally broke ground.
This month, I had the pleasure of unveiling my first large-scale, outdoor, public work, “The Character and Shape of Illuminated Things” on the Museum of Contemporary Art plaza. This was an honor for multiple reasons, as it represented both a milestone in my career as well as a warm homecoming to my hometown.