Off the Grid

October 2011

2 years

Tony Fitzpatrick, Artist

Dmitry Samarov on the gregarious artist he picked up in his cab four years ago: “Life around Tony was rarely dull…. I’ve never known anyone better suited to being the center of attention.”

3 years

Bill Savage, Writer and Editor

Dmitry Samarov met his future editor when the Northwestern prof bought one of the artist’s paintings in 2001. Here, more on Savage, an avid cyclist and scholar of Chicago history