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Zsolt Hlinka Photo
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April 15, 2016

Zsolt Hlinka’s altered architectural photographs are beautiful in their simplicity and symmetry. Instead of thinking to oneself, “don’t read the comments,” what if we could figure out how to…

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A Dream House Becomes a Money Pit
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March 25, 2016

The cautionary tale of a dream house that became a money pit. Our house is nowhere near that bad, but oof, I could relate. Why doesn’t Oak Park have…

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Kaos Temple Becomes a Heaven for Skateboarders
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March 11, 2016

Where skateboard, art, and religion meet. Playboy continues to make sweeping changes. First the nudity, now the cartoons? (Turns out they were really there to pad the advertising.) Gearing…

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The Life of a Hand Model
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February 19, 2016

The first Honor Roll since the site redesign! I had created a custom page type for my last theme that gave these posts their dark gray background, but I’m…

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A Kitchen Makeover by Megan Pflug with a Terra Cotta Sink
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February 5, 2016

An amazing kitchen makeover with the original tin ceiling discovered, a vintage pine cabinet brought in, and a standard sink swapped out for one made of terra cotta. Target…

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Sesame Street's Move from PBS to HBO
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January 22, 2016

What Sesame Street’s move to HBO means, and why Elmo is the worst. Grover fan 4 life! Print circulation is falling faster than most of us realize. An odd…

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