As the weather gets nicer, I’ve been spending more time at bars and restaurants, especially in the patios and beer gardens. However, I noticed some of the chairs in these outdoor spaces are less than …
Posts by Tom Ackerman:
BFL for the CIF
If you haven’t noticed, there’s a BRAND NEW building on campus. Okay, it’s actually a year old, but I’m just now taking the time to review it. Strap in as I give the full B/F/L …
A Building, A Feeling, and A Latrine: Long Haul
Well, I messed up and didn’t have a Valentine’s column this year, alas. Instead I’ve got this extra long column for February! I don’t mean this B/F/L itself is long, but it is about long …
A Building, A Feeling, and A Latrine: Dreamin’ of the Future
It’s a new year and that’s got me thinking about THE FUTURE. Come along for the ride as I ponder things to come. A BUILDING Raising Cane’s on Green St. If you’ve been following the …
A Building, A Feeling, and A Latrine: Gray Days
Hello dear readers, and welcome back to another installment of B/F/L! Yes, one theme of this month’s column is the color gray, but don’t worry, there’s very little doom or gloom involved, you’ll see! A …
Tom takes a walk in a cemetery
Tom explores Mount Hope Cemetery in this month's column.
A Building, A Feeling, and A Latrine: Volume 33
A Building, A Feeling, and A Latrine is BACK, and hot off the presses.
Best and worst places at the Arboretum to take a little break and fan yourself cuz dang, it’s hot
Here in the dog days of summer, what are the best places to take a break during your stroll through the U of I Arboretum? Tom has the answers.
VeoRide the Lightning
This month, Tom lives life in the fast lane by trying out some VeoRide e-bikes.
A Building, A Feeling, and A Latrine: Old and New
Tom finds a hidden house, a new club, and a fresh bathroom in this month's B/F/L.