feathery native grasses and chain link fencing

Chain Link Revision

Such a cool way to rethink a fence: weaving last year’s tall grass through the fence where this year’s grass is growing. Photo: Whitney Hauser

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redflowers closeup in alley

Alley Garden

On this crisp fall day, I thought I’d get a photo of the flowers while they are still alive and blooming! Photographer: Sue Romain

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Wonderland apartment building at night

For Your Historical Amusement

This was once the Wonderland Infant Incubator Institute and is the only structure still standing from the amusement park, now the 31st Street Apartments. Photo: Jack Musil

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Cub sign on back of building


Biking past this Cub early in the morning, I usually get a pretty strong whiff of fried chicken. Photo: Joseph Williams

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acorns on a sidewalk

So Many Acorns!

It’s one of those years where the oak trees are going nuts making more acorns than the squirrels can carry off. Photo: Whitney Hauser

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bee on a flower in a city garden

Busy Bee

This bee, like me, trying squeeze every last ounce of goodness out of this final day of summer! Photo: Roxanne Dunlop

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workers inside a building construction site

Jardín East Longfellow

There’s renovation happening inside the old Walgreens building on East Lake Street. Jardín East Longfellow will be a Spanish immersion childcare center at this new location opening next year. Photo: Hillary Oppmann

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