Looking for a place to open a coffee shop in Chicago?

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

I’ve scouted the perfect location. If you are someone looking to open a coffee shop or expand upon your small/awesome existing chain (yes I’m talking to you, Intelligentsia), I cannot think of a better place than in the Civic Opera House or somewhere between Washington and Madison on the east-side of Wacker. I know several [...]

I’m in the mood for…

Friday, May 12th, 2006

red wine and listening to The Decemberists on a rainy night. For some reason that sounds really, really appealing. don’t know why, but it does. I don’t know where that idea came from other than me listening to some Decemberists as we speak.  yeah, i’m weird and it’s one of those days…  :)

The “401-Keg Plan”

Friday, May 5th, 2006

Really interesting link that I saw over on the Coudal feed today… If you had purchased $1,000.00 of Nortel stock one year ago, it would now be worth $49.00. With Enron, you would have had $16.50 left of the original $1,000.00. With WorldCom, of $1000.00 you would have had less than $5.00 left. But, if [...]