Category Archives: HDR

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween!  As is tradition, here’s a creepy photo of the Pullman Factory in the Pullman neighborhood to set the mood for the holiday.  Although the factory looks very creepy and run down, there are no reported or documented cases … Continue reading

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Skate at Soldier Field

Yesterday I was one of the 2,500 people who got to ice skate at the free public skate on the rink set up in Soldier Field in anticipation of the Hockey City Classic coming up in a few weeks.  Here … Continue reading

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Ice Castle

On Tuesday night of last week, a 5 alarm fire broke out at a nearly 100-year-old abandoned Bridegport warehouse on the Southside of Chicago near Ashland and 37th. Smoke was initially spotted by a fire department battalion chief passing by the former Harris Marcus Group … Continue reading

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Chicago Firefighter/Paramedic Memorial

Sadly, the city of Chicago lost another hero last night. Chicago Fire Department Captain Herbert Johnson passed away Friday night from injuries received in the line of duty while battling a fire on the south side of the city. It’s … Continue reading

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Day 352: Christmas Wrigley

During the holidays Chicago buildings all glow in red and green.  The Wrigley building is no exception to this.

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Day 342: Crowd

The crowd gathers to watch Mad Bread perform at one of the many stages at Navy Pier during the summer. Mad Bread is a string band for the 21st century, playing a unique mixture of bluegrass, rock, folk and blues. The … Continue reading

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Day 333: McCormick Fountain

The fountain outside McCormick place frozen in time.  You can see the water stopped in time and the rich colors.

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