The inevitable breakup: Jo gets a promotion and shortly after she starts asking you about your career plans. Maybe you’re just in two different places right now. She dreams of living in a home with a backyard swimming pool (it is her Jeffersonian right).Neighborhood: Old Town Originally from Winnetka, Meredith went to high school at New Trier and then got her communications degree from Georgetown. Everything will be okay with a backyard swimming pool. You watch nervously as she orders mimosas with entitled abandon. The inevitable breakup: At first she found dating someone from such a humble background exciting.You’re not exactly sure what she does for a living, but supposedly it’s marketing and she enjoys a lot of perks.
Your first date: You go see a local band at Quenchers and share a tater-tot pizza.
You can’t follow along with which touring guitarist friend she is talking about, but nod along to everything because she’s just so damn hot.
She listens to Bon Jovi and plays in a pretty competitive softball league. Your first date: You meet her at Daley’s Restaurant and she orders for you. The inevitable breakup: One night, after an extra-innings softball loss, she gets too tipsy and calls you a sissy. Neighborhood: Logan Square Courtney moved from Missoula, Montana to the big city to pursue a music career and take advantage of her stunning looks.
She works as a waitress, and plays solo shows and open mics around town on her off nights.
Dating is kind of like traveling abroad: at first it’s exciting but then you start waking up in weird-smelling places, run out of money, and realize that you don’t know what the hell you’re doing. You get into a heated argument during dinner at a trendy restaurant and before the food arrives, ask for the check as discreetly as possible.
Specifically, when you’re dating women in Chicago, you’re liable to notice some common threads running through the local dating pool (same goes for men too of course). Your first date: Per her suggestion, you meet her at the bar at Nellcôte. She disagrees with you a lot, but it seems exciting. Neighborhood: Wicker Park Jo’s outfits look like they’re straight out of a magazine, probably because she’s got the kind of salary that can afford such niceties.
But he described the damage to Iraq's heritage since ISIL overran Mosul last year as an attempt "to destroy the identity of an entire people." Plathe said UNESCO was working with Iraqi authorities and governments of neighboring countries to crack down on the smuggling of artifacts from areas under ISIL control, and had alerted auction houses to be on the lookout for stolen items.
ISIL espouses a fiercely purist school of Sunni Islam, deeming many other Muslims to be heretics.
Lamia al-Gailani, an Iraqi archaeologist and associate fellow at the London-based Institute of Archaeology, said the militants had wreaked untold damage. I don’t want to be Iraqi any more," she said, comparing the episode to the dynamiting of the Bamiyan Buddhas by the Afghan Taliban in 2001.