Phone of the Day: Avaya Partner 18D Euro Display Deskphone Vapiano Chicago

Phone of the Day:  Avaya Partner 18D Euro Display Deskphone Vapiano Chicago
Today’s phone comes from a new restaurant in Chicago’s Loop across from the Palmer House on Monroe and Wabash called Vapiano.  It may sound like an Italian pizza place, but it’s actually a cool German owned restaurant group that serves amazing Italian Food.  They give you a card when you come in and you actually ...

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9404 Digital Deskphone Wrigley Building Chicago

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9404 Digital Deskphone Wrigley Building Chicago
Located in the classic 1920s Wrigley Building, Home of Wrigley Chewing gum, is an Avaya PBX with the Avaya 9400 digital deskphones running the buildings managements communications.  I spotted this sleek new 9404 phone on the main reception desk of the North Building, where a really cool Walgreen’s is being built as well! Taken from ...

Phone of the Day:Nortel/Aastra M8009 Analog Telephone Glen’s Frankfort, MI

Phone of the Day:Nortel/Aastra M8009 Analog Telephone Glen's Frankfort, MI
Hi from Northern Michigan in my favorite vacation town, Frankfort.  Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, this town is very much like a Oregon coast town, complete with nature trails, sand dunes, a brewery, fine restaurants, sunsets, sandy beaches, evergreen trees, and sunsets. Back in the fall of 2013, the local supermarket named Glen’s, ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Digital Telephone Blackie’s Chicago

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Digital Telephone Blackie's Chicago
Welcome to Blackie’s one of the best outdoor patios in Chicago’s West Loop above Union Station at the corner of Monroe and Canal.  I had an amazing BBQ chicken sandwich and some awesome Revolution Anti-Hero IPA beers on their outdoor patio tonight.  I also observed some beautiful young professional career women….a common site at this ...

Phone of the Day: Allworx 9224 IP Phone

Phone of the Day: Allworx 9224 IP Phone
Today’s Phone comes to you from the wonderful Bistro Bella Vita in Grand Rapids, MI.  This past Thursday night, I had a great meal at this restaurant, a really awesome pizza!  I haven’t been to the Bistro since I moved out of Grand Rapids in 2002, but I thought I would give my favorite place ...

My Purdue friend Derek’s Norstar DR1 Home Phone System

My Purdue friend Derek's Norstar DR1 Home Phone System
So here you have it, a large family….2 daughters, a great wife and a big dog and of course my great college friend Derek the master of a large household in Noblesville, IN.  How do you keep communications going in a 3 level house with a large garage?  That was the question Derek asked me ...