Three great articles makes it worthwhile to pick up a copy of today's (Wednesday, August 24th) Chicago Tribune. You also have seven days to catch them on the web before they pass into paid archive hell.
Making it Shine Emily Nunn has a very fine story on the polishing of Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate sculpture from the point of view of foreman and ironworker Danny Kozyra.
Jonathan Briggs reports on now the building's original purpose has been destroyed in the spectacular restoration of the Lambert Tree Studios.
Why can't Kamin write stuff like this?
And, finally, a splendid piece of writing and storytelling from an unlikely source: Woman's garden tells the story of a life lived well