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Week Around The Ists

Gaia comes to Chicago (Photo by TEFennell4 via Flickr)
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Chicagoist was very visual-themed this week. Art Shay's weekly peek into his photography archives focused on his time in postwar Japan with the MacArthur Occupation. They found a map that, while not taking the lay of the land into consideration, did give some idea of how a tsunami the magnitude of the one that hit Japan could damage Chicago. Another map they discovered (for $600) was cut out from an exacto knife and one large piece of paper. A New York Street artist named Gaia left her calling card across the city. And, for St. Patrick's Day, the staff created a bingo game based on the cliche that "everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day."

Meanwhile, elsewhere in the ist-a-verse...