Chicago farmers’ markets expanding

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With the weather getting nice, it’s time to start thinking about summer activities. One of the more popular are week neighborhood farmers’  markets. The community  comes together to shop local, eat and even be entertained.  This year Chicago is expanding this summer  tradition. Mayor Emanuel  recently announced a city-organized farmer’s market schedule for 2013. This…
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Divvy – New Way To Get Around the City

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By June 14th, which is also known as Bike to Work Day, there will be a new and more convenient way to get around Chicago. The city is getting ready to introduce its new bike-share program to residents. Divvy, as it will be called, will launch with 75 locations in the downtown and River North…
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Chicago Welcomes Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good

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Cathy Lang Ho organized Spontaneous Interventions for the New York nonprofit Institute for Urban Design. The exhibition is committed to growing the movement of architects, designers, artists and even everyday citizens, acting on their own accord to bring improvements to the urban realm, creating opportunities and amenities for the public. Spontaneous Interventions has attracted over…
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