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The Essence of Cool

Posted by Cardell Philips on 12th Jul 2014

They are cool in a James Bond sort of way. Made with elegant designs, expensive materials, intricate patterns, rich colors – and with a mystique all its own, smoking jackets are an unmistakable symbol … read more

The Buy American Project

Posted by Cardell Phillips on 10th Jul 2014

The Buy American ProjectThere doesn’t seem much we can do about the worsening economy but sit back and watch and hope that our leaders in Washington will come up with something; a few branches that we … read more

The Legacy of Maxwell Street

Posted by Cardell Phillips on 22nd May 2013

The Legacy of Maxwell StreetBefore State Street was great, there was Maxwell Street. Located on the Near West side of the city near the trains, factories, warehouses and slaughterhouses, the Maxwell S … read more