Monday, October 19, 2009

TweetEcho: October 4-18, 2009

For those of you who don't subscribe to our Twitter feed, here are the items we tweeted in the last week or so:

  1. Aqua is going to have outlets for electric cars: from

  2. It's Friday! So, c'mon party people! Put your... umm... cans in the air: from

  3. This is what a building would look like with a tattoo: from

  4. They're plastic-wrapping cars in River North: from

  5. Imagine opening a store directly UNDER the El tracks: from

  6. Another segment of "Underground Chicago" is scheduled to air on Chicago Tonight at 7pm on WTTW. from web

  7. Woo hoo! Michigan Ave. Borders to stay open another year! (Also, Alton Brown there tonight) from

  8. Sad: I saved enough money grocery shopping in the 'burbs to pay for the rental car. (ex: VitaminWater $1.89 in Chi, $1 in Romeoville) from web

  9. Here's the article calling Chicago's main library (HWC) one of the world's ugliest buildings: from

  10. Chicago's main library named one of the world's ugliest buildings: from

  11. Granite falls from the Thompson Center. Stone part of the facade must be replaced: from

  12. The space that used to be a luggage store on the corner of Wabash and Randolph will become a T-Mobile store. from

  13. There's a new Mexican joint at 108 W. Kinzie. "Mercadito" is the Chicago outlet of a New York eatery: from

  14. The former Monticchio in Uptown (4882 North Clark) is going to become Ceres' Table, serving American food: from

  15. The new store on the corner of Rush and Walton in Chicago's Gold Coast is going to be a Lululemon: from

  16. Looks like it will be a Sprinkles cupcake shop that replaces Sur La Table on Walton (not Walnut) Street next spring. from web

  17. Overheard: A tourist repeatedly calling Bloomingdale's "Bloomington's." Must be from downstate. from web

  18. Got outbid last time? You may get a second chance to own the old Chicago post office! from

  19. Photos of the Vancouver venues for the 2010 winter games: from

  20. Chicago Spire is not dead. It's just pining for the fjords: from

  21. Plymouth Building in the Loop to become a dorm: from

  22. The Pivot boutique, 1101 W. Fulton market, is closing, but will retain an internet presence. from web

  23. The former Chicago Daily News building is getting a big renovation: from

  24. We hear that Italian glove boutique Sermoneta is opening in Chicago, possibly at The 900 Shops: from

  25. No Olympics for Chicago. So here's pix of the almost done 2010 Winter Olympics Athletes' Village in Vancouver: from

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