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Flaunting Civic Responsibility Without Repercussions was uploaded to Flickr

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So the owner of this parking lot-soon-to-be-something else (a hotel or an office building most likely) refuses to shovel their sidewalk. They didn’t shovel it after the snow in January, and in fact, since it warmed up a bit, this block is now solid ice. Seriously, you can skate the length of this block of Randolph.

Looks like the owner of the pin is JHM Hotels Inc, per this article from a couple years ago:
http://ift.tt/1BVJ7eW…
Last year, JHM Hotels paid $4.1 million for a, 11,700-square-foot parcel at 150 N. Jefferson St. near the Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago’s West Loop, where it plans to build a boutique hotel.

Maybe because they are a large corporation, the City of Chicago doesn’t want to tell them to follow the law and make the sidewalk passable.

I filed a report with the City’s 311 service on 2/6/15

Thank you for submitting your Snow – Uncleared Sidewalk service request on February 06, 2015.

no response as of yet, I still see pedestrians falling down, trying to navigate this block.

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I took Flaunting Civic Responsibility Without Repercussions on February 24, 2015 at 12:58PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on February 25, 2015 at 08:01PM

Written by eggplant

February 25th, 2015 at 7:18 pm

iPod Classic Returned From The Dead was uploaded to Flickr

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What a pleasant surprise! Left it plugged in overnight on an underutilized iMac, and after it charged up the iPod Classic, went into recovery mode. Yayy, I have a working iPod Classic again…


previously: http://ift.tt/1wARac2…

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I took iPod Classic Returned From The Dead on December 15, 2014 at 12:12PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on December 15, 2014 at 06:13PM

Written by eggplant

December 15th, 2014 at 12:34 pm

Shirts vs. Skins – Venice Beach was uploaded to Flickr

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not sure who won

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I took Shirts vs. Skins – Venice Beach on February 02, 2013 at 02:04PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on December 14, 2014 at 03:02PM

Written by eggplant

December 14th, 2014 at 6:56 pm

Our Cup Is Going To Empty Itself was uploaded to Flickr

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Sugar Maple and other fallen leaves in the rain, Frostpocket, Ontario.

I cheated a little: this is a photo of a wheelbarrow filling with rain water. There were two leaves, but I added a couple from the ground.

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I took Our Cup Is Going To Empty Itself on September 14, 2014 at 05:54PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on December 03, 2014 at 03:48AM

Written by eggplant

December 2nd, 2014 at 10:33 pm

Things Are Going To Slide In All Directions was uploaded to Flickr

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Northside of Chicago somewhere

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I took Things Are Going To Slide In All Directions on September 11, 2012 at 02:38PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on August 09, 2014 at 05:40PM

Written by eggplant

August 9th, 2014 at 1:12 pm

And Have You Traveled Very Far Today? was uploaded to Flickr

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crossing I-90/94, West Loop

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I took And Have You Traveled Very Far Today? on September 10, 2012 at 07:53PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on August 09, 2014 at 05:23PM

Written by eggplant

August 9th, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Blow Your Own Horn Sometimes was uploaded to Flickr

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Lower Yurtistan

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I took Blow Your Own Horn Sometimes on July 21, 2014 at 11:58AM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on August 04, 2014 at 12:19AM

Written by eggplant

August 3rd, 2014 at 5:42 pm

Let Your Own Words Describe was uploaded to Flickr

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shadows, Forest Preserve

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I took Let Your Own Words Describe on August 02, 2014 at 03:02PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on August 02, 2014 at 08:15PM

Written by eggplant

August 2nd, 2014 at 6:36 pm

Lemon Daiquiri was uploaded to Flickr

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2 oz rum, .75 oz Simple Syrup (made with Demerara Sugar), .75 oz of lemon squeeze. Mint garnish.

Refreshing summer libation…

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I took Lemon Daiquiri on July 07, 2014 at 06:58PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on July 08, 2014 at 12:02AM

Written by eggplant

July 7th, 2014 at 5:58 pm

Seem Never Satisfied was uploaded to Flickr

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Macro closeup via Olloclip lens

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I took Seem Never Satisfied on July 05, 2014 at 04:57PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on July 05, 2014 at 09:57PM

Written by eggplant

July 6th, 2014 at 12:26 am

Caught in Your Symmetries was uploaded to Flickr

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Hipstamatic macro with an Olloclip lens

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I took Caught in Your Symmetries on July 01, 2014 at 01:45PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on July 05, 2014 at 09:58PM

Written by eggplant

July 6th, 2014 at 12:26 am

Across The Evening Sky All The Birds Are Leaving – Polapan Blue was uploaded to Flickr

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fog, S. Michigan Avenue.

Polapan version

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I took Across The Evening Sky All The Birds Are Leaving – Polapan Blue on June 26, 2014 at 07:38PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on June 27, 2014 at 03:39PM

Written by eggplant

June 28th, 2014 at 8:33 am

Congress Hotel in the Fog was uploaded to Flickr

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Another entry into the "Building Signs Not As Obnoxious as the Trump Stamp" series

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I took Congress Hotel in the Fog on June 22, 2014 at 08:51PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on June 27, 2014 at 02:44AM

Written by eggplant

June 27th, 2014 at 9:08 am

Templeton Rye Old Fashioned with mashed cherries was uploaded to Flickr

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Rainier cherries, to be precise. 2 ozs of Templeton Rye poured over a mash of Angostura Bitters, sugar and 4 (pitted) cherries. Mashing the cherries with a muddler turned the whiskey reddish, and delicious.

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I took Templeton Rye Old Fashioned with mashed cherries on June 22, 2014 at 02:43PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on June 22, 2014 at 09:26PM

Written by eggplant

June 23rd, 2014 at 5:05 pm

London Guarantee & Accident Bldg was uploaded to Flickr

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a/k/a Crain Communications Building, and f/k/a Stone Container Building. A Chicago Landmark building.

Wacker and Michigan. More tasteful than the Trump Stamp

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I took London Guarantee & Accident Bldg on June 20, 2014 at 01:36PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on June 22, 2014 at 12:03AM