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Capture Date/Time: April 8, 2006 5:42
Focal Length: 18 mm
Aperture/Shutter Speed: F/3.5 - 1/100 sec
ISO: 400
Flash: None


This is a window facing North at the Geno's East restaurant and pizzeria in Chicago. Geno's East is one of the city's most famous purveyors of Chicago-style deep-dish pizza. If you've been there before, you'll know that the restaurant encourages patrons to write or carve anything they want into the tables, walls, windows and everywhere. What results is a colorful tableaux of slang, doodles, love notes, "was here's" and a few swear words. The restaurant moved to this new location only a couple of years ago, and it is amazing how the walls are just about completely covered with writing already.



Comments


05.01.06, 10:57 AM, Jeremi:

Too funny, we have a pizza place that allows the same things, that and peanut shells all over the floors!


05.01.06, 11:02 AM, odY:

original and beautiful..


05.01.06, 11:45 AM, Mareluna:

I write my virtual script on that table of Geno's East ;o) Byeeee


05.01.06, 11:23 PM, Ronalyn Barut:

Oh my gosh! Hey Mikes right brain! LOL! How are you! This is a window! Oh my.. how neat is that.. I love it! I'm off to peek at what you've been up to.. I am trying to establish myself as a photographer here in Alaska.. So, it's been a little hectic.. and scary! But I do miss all you PHoto Bloggers! Thanks for stopping by..! Talk soon!


05.02.06, 05:51 AM, Ana:

Love their pizza!


05.02.06, 05:52 AM, navin harish:

Nice capture


05.02.06, 06:53 AM, Chantal:

very nice spotted.


05.04.06, 03:42 AM, Sidney:

Amazing !


05.05.06, 07:27 PM, cool daddio:

I really love this. The need to leave a mark is so powerful and the result is so cool.



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