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John Callaway

A list of things to love

A list of things to love

Every now and then I make a list of things I've liked lately. Here's one for the approach to spring. 1. Light The light returns fast now, 21/2 minutes more of it every day. We come out of our caves, squinting. We love the light even more because it comes after long darkness, but a warning: A dermatologist once told me that she sees a lot of March sunburns because Chicago people can't quite believe the sun is back. 2. Currency Exchange Cafe A few months ago, Theaster Gates, visionary artist and entrepreneur, turned an old South Side currency exchange into one of the most interesting cafes in the city. There's not a lot of commerce on that strip of Garfield...

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