Category Archives: Life

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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Upside Down

Here’s a new twist on a familiar skyline shot. I caught a reflection of the John Hancock Center in the lake water that had crashed up onto the concrete lake front path over the weekend. It kinda had a surreal, … Continue reading

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Chicago Open Pro Beach Volleyball

With the sun bazing and hardly a cloud in the sky, it was a perfect Sunday in Chicago to get out and hit the beach. So after driving down Lake Shore Drive all week and watching the progression of crews … Continue reading

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L.A.T.E Ride Sunrise

I participated in the L.A.T.E. Ride today and got this shot of the sunrise.

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Solar Halo

If you looked up to the sky on Saturday afternoon, you might have noticed what appeared to be a rainbow circling the sun!  I was out in Noblesville IN and happened to get some shots of it. This is called a … Continue reading

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It’s just that kind of day

It’s just that kind of day today… cold and rainy.

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Memorial Day 2012

The Chicago Memorial Day Parade, which took place along State Street on Saturday May 26th, honors all men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country. This year’s parade was dedicated to all soldiers who fought and … Continue reading

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NATO Continues…

I had close to 1,000 photos that I took from over the NATO weekend.  Obviously not going to post all of my good shots from the weekend, but thought I would add some more of my favorites that showed the … Continue reading

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NATO Summit Chicago

As NATO in Chicago continues, so do the protests.  Streets are closed along Lake Shore Drive, Congress, and Michigan Ave as protestors take to the streets waving flags,  chanting, and defying the police.  The city had a post-apocalyptic feel to … Continue reading

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