Category Archives: Life

Warm thoughts…

With MLB’s spring training about to kick off and Chicago’s weather being at an all time low, I’ve been thinking a lot about spending some warm days and nights at Wrigley Field this summer. I can’t wait to catch some … Continue reading

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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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Chicago Flugtag

Yesterday, September 21, 2013, was National Red Bull Flugtag. Five cities hosted events: Chicago, Washington, Miami, Dallas Fort Worth and Long Beach.  This year,  for the first time, the  Chicago Flugtag took place at Burnham park.  Due to the ever … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks- Stanley Cup Champions 2013

In my personal (and VERY biased) opinion, I don’t think you’ll find a bigger sports town than Chicago.  Sure, L.A. has the Lakers, NYC has the Yankees, Detroit has the Red Wings and Green Bay has that one football team.  … Continue reading

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Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation

I love Lake Michigan!!!  Without it, Chicago wouldn’t be what it is today.  It’s been the biggest driver of Chicago’s growth over the last 200 years or so by drawing early settlers to the area, giving industries the resources they … Continue reading

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The Uptown Theater

Yesterday I posted the last of my Open House Chicago (Uptown edition) photos.  I have plenty more from various neighborhoods throughout the city that I can’t wait to post but I’m going to hold those off until this upcoming October.  … Continue reading

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The Riviera Theater

My last stop in Uptown during the OHC was the Riviera Theater. While I have been there on several occasions, I usually tend to be in an altered state from the $8 beers offered in this wonderful venue and accompanied by a couple thousand friends … Continue reading

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Preston Bradley Center

Another Uptown stop that I made during OHC was to the Preston Bradley Center- also known as The Peoples Church.  This is a place that I have driven by a million times and always wondered what it was like inside … Continue reading

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Essanay Studios

Here is the second in a series of photos I took during the Open House Chicago (OHC) event- Essanay Studios. Essanay Studios, located in the 1300 block of West Argyle Street, is in the city’s Uptown neighborhood. Its peculiar name is an amalgam … Continue reading

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Bridgeview Bank

Well, I’m sure that you have seen that I had been neglecting my blog a bit due to the fact that my summer was pretty packed with plenty to do.  But now that the weather is cooling off and my … Continue reading

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