All tagged Winter


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The Arctic Vortex has arrived as the holiday shopping season shifts into high gear.  Last Friday night, Jane Byrne Park was a little more crowded, but Michigan Avenue was still hopping last night--with an eight second or so exposure, that is hard to tell--lots of ghosts--but folks are walking by with shopping bags full.


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Before attending Jules Masenet's Don Quichotte opera at the Lyric Opera this afternoon, I took my camera over to Belmont Harbor to commemorate the arrival of Chicago's first snow fall of the 2016-2017 winter.  It didn't take the form of flurries.  Instead it came down as wet snow that stuck to the grass, leaves, and bricks, but not the sidewalks or streets.  When I left the opera at 4:30PM, it was still coming down.  It had begun to accumulate on the streets and sidewalks.  Mostly slush.