November 14, 2011 |
The season of good cheer has almost arrived - just in time to lift some CTA riders' spirits. Readers have been complaining to Going Public about riders who waste space and suck face. GP rounded up the jeer - in order to reveal who's making the "naughty list" this year. Looking for stand-up riders [Last month] I witnessed a very pregnant woman, an elderly lady and a man with a cane who was clearly disabled stand for their entire ride while onlookers who were sitting didn't even offer their spot.
February 25, 2014
The Date Report reports: On Feb. 14, 2014 (aka V-day) the Instagram account, My Talking Tinder, was created. The account pairs a talking track with Tinder users' pictures, making fun of what they chose to include in their profile. Read the full story: the datereport.com. Check out the all the videos on My Talking Tinder. Need to give your dating life a boost? Sign up for RedEye Dating . Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page .
December 5, 2012 |
“Ah, so this is something we will all have to deal with now,” I thought. This after waking up Wednesday morning to discover that both my Twitter and Facebook accounts had been hacked and were sending people all kinds of strange messages. I was alerted to this fact simultaneously by my friend Cord (not a celebrity) and celebrity writer Jon Ronson (totally a celebrity), who tweeted me that he'd gotten a “dodgy DM” from me. Indeed, it appeared as if my hacker had hacked my hacking virginity to direct message some 200 or so people with messages like, “you ar famous now ahah”...
December 19, 2013 |
Tweet: Never been so happy for fresh air. That @cta #RedLine train smelled like someone died and decomposed in a pool of vomit #CTAfail @CTAFails Response: To be fair, that smell might be coming from you. Tweet: The @cta wants to make my life hard today. 15 min stall on the Blue line and now we're being asked to get off the 81W bus. Response: We did it just to piss you off. Tweet: Emerged from below ground on the northbound Red line arriving at Fullerton.
May 30, 2012 |
Less than 24 hours after the May 29 fire at Roy's Home Furnishings in Lincoln Park stalled CTA lines, closed streets and impacted many evening commuters, there was nothing left to do but clean up. A handful of people were gathered around what was left of the store at 2455 Sheffield Avenue, watching the crews clean up, while runners and walkers often stopped to take photos of the damage. Owner Roy Warner Jr., whose father opened the furniture store decades ago, looked on from across the street as construction equipment cleared away rubble.
January 30, 2014 |
So you saw your cool, but sort of nerdy, friend cover your beer tab with Bitcoin and now you're kind of curious. It's possible to start building a virtual cash pile, but be warned, it's far from walking into a bank and opening a new account. There's a process, and quite a few things you should know before stockpiling your cash in zeros and ones. 1. Read up on the subject, and know that there are risks. BitCoin is hardly a savings account, so it's best to brush up on the subject before handing over a dime.