Tag Archives: Chicago

Chicago Tips

It’s been 6 (!) years since I lived there but in the last few weeks several friends have asked me for tips on Chicago, so I figured I might as well post them here too: So Chicago. First, don’t stay … Continue reading

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Jimmy’s

I never made it to Jimmy’s (I was 20 when I graduated from the UofC) but, all the same, it’s fun to see a NY Times profile on Jimmy’s this weekend.

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A True Chicago Man

The Illogic of Farm Subsidies, and Other Agricultural Truths – Freakonomics – Opinion – New York Times Blog Among economics programs, I may be biased towards Chicago, but there may be one or two other decent places to learn some … Continue reading

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Justine

Originally uploaded by j.m.r. My sister got a DSLR a few months ago and has been taking some fantastic pictures. This great photo of a palm frond is from Chicago and she has some great photos from Death Valley.

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Retirement’s No Problem!

I attended an interesting lecture last night put on by the University of Chicago GSB alumni club. Professor Erik Hurst gave an interesting talk about pensions. He argues that the old saw that people aren’t saving enough for retirement is … Continue reading

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