Service

Service pieces are the first thing I read in magazines. The brief bursts of information and characterization are subtle challenges to write.

Book Places: Curbside Splendor Bookstand
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 3/27/11

Book Places: Bookman’s Corner
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 2/11/11

Book Places: Occut Bookstore
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 2/4/11

Book Places: Polonia Bookstore
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 1/29/11

Book Places: Seminary Co-op
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 1/22/11

Book Places: Art Institute of Chicago Stores
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 12/17/10

Book Places: Books-A-Million
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 12/10/10

Book Places: Libreria Giron
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 12/3/10

Book Places: Joliet Public Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 11/27/10

Book Places: The Sterling Morton Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 11/20/10

Book Places: CPL’s YOU media Center
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 11/13/10

Book Places: Bucket O’ Blood Books and Records
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 10/15/10

Book Places: CPL’s West Town Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 10/8/10

Book Places: Des Plaines Public Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 10/1/10

Book Places: CPL’s Hall Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 9/24/10

Book Places: Finley Dunne’s Tavern
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 9/17/10

Book Places: Museum of Contemporary Art Store
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 9/10/10

Book Places: The Gerber/Hart Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 9/3/10

Book Places: Chcago Public Library’s Blackstone Branch
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 8/27/10

Book Places: Chicago History Museum
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 8/20/10

Book Places: Pritzker Military Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 8/13/10

Book Places: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 8/6/10

Book Places: The Center for Book & Paper Arts
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 7/30/10

Book Places: The Newberry Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 7/23/10

Book Places: Book Bike
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 7/16/10

Book Places: Chicago Underground Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 7/9/10

Book Places: Abraham Lincoln Book Shop
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 6/30/10

Book Places: Sandmeyer’s Bookstore
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 6/4/10

Book Places: Printers Row Fine & Rare Books
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 5/27/10

Book Places: Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 5/20/10

Book Places: University of Chicago’s Regenstein Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 5/13/10

Book Places: The Visitor Center at Starved Rock State Park
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 5/7/10

Book Places: BookMarks Used Books
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 4/30/10

Book Places: Myopic Books
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 4/23/10

Book Places: O’Gara & Wilson, Ltd.
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 4/17/10

Book Places: Yesterday
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 4/10/10

Book Places: Harold Washington Library Center
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 4/3/10

Book Places: Woodson Regional Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 3/27/10

Book Places: Barnes & Noble DePaul Center
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 3/20/10

Book Places: Powell’s North
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 3/13/10

Book Places: Half Price Books
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 3/6/10

Book Places: Evanston Public Library South Branch
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 2/27/10

Book Places: The Bookies Paperbacks & More
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 2/20/10

Book Places: Water Works Library
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 2/13/10

Book Places: Selected Works
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 2/6/10

Book Places: Borders on Michigan Ave
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 1/23/10

“Book Places: Anderson’s Bookshop
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 1/9/10

“Book Places: Unabridged Books
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 12/26/09

“Book Places: Barbara’s Bookstore
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 12/19/09

“Book Places: Quimby’s Bookstore
Chicago Tribune, Printers Row, 12/12/09

“Out with the Old” Where and how to get rid of kids’ stuff
Time Out Chicago, Issue 208, Kids, 2/17/09

“Dive Right In” Chicago polar bear events
Centerstage Chicago, 12/31/07

“Enjoying the Cubs, Avoiding the Crowds”  Where to belly up in Wrigleyville without the meatheads
Centerstage Chicago, 3/26/07

“Getting Out While It’s White Out” Outdoor fun in Chicago winters
Centerstage Chicago 12/19/06

“Hit the Slopes” Best skiing within three-hours of Chicago
Centerstage Chicago, 12/11/06

“Hikes Near Chicago”
Centerstage Chicago, 10/09/06