Celebrating A Deep Dish Legend! Happy birthday to Lou Malnati’s restaurant in Chicago – home of the iconic “Deep Dish Pizza” that Chicago is famous for! LOU MALNATI’S TURNS 50! That’s right: one of Chicago’s most famous restaurants just celebrated… Read More ›
A 2021 Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Surprise! They Painted The River Green! Here’s The Story And History Of The Event!
A St. Patricks Day 2021 Surprise! This is the Chicago River, freshly “painted” for the upcoming 2021 St. Patricks Day! This “surprise” was the Mayor’s idea, after Covid has once again cancelled this city’s boisterous plans for celebration St. Patricks… Read More ›
Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge? Yes, that’s paradise, also known as Bondi Beach in Sydney Australia…to me, this shot inspires me to travel every time I see it… and the majesty of Bondi was a great way to jump… Read More ›
Happy Thanksgiving From Del Griffith! The Greatest Thanksgiving Movie Ever Is the “Cult Movie Monday!”
“Six bucks and my right nut says we’re not landing in Chicago.” With that comment from the not-so-subtle Del Griffith, Thanksgiving is underway! This “Cult Movie Monday” has all you need to know to prepare for this Thanksgiving must-watch! “Planes,… Read More ›
Halloweekend Time For “Candyman!” “The Nun!” “The Exorcist!” Three Great Halloween Shockers! Happy Halloweekend!
Ready To Have A Shocking Halloweekend? Since Halloween was Saturday, there’s one more day to stay home and get scare! So, I have three of the best shockers for your Halloween weekend – but they are all very different –… Read More ›
Sept. 18th Is “National Cheeseburger Day!” Celebrate With These Delicious Recipes – And An “Ice Cream Burger” Too!!
It’s “National Cheeseburger Day” 2020! It’s my favorite day of the year: National Cheeseburger Day! Why? Well, here’s one reason: Need more proof? OK, now THAT’S a burger! You see why I love it? Because a Cheeseburger is a work… Read More ›
Chicago’s Famous Navy Pier Has Closed! When Will It Re-Open? Chicago’s Most Popular Attraction Struggling To Survive! Bonus Fireworks Too!
Chicago’s Navy Pier Has Closed! This is troubling news indeed: the city’s most popular attraction shut down this week – and while they have announced plans to reopen, many of the businesses on the Pier are in big trouble! This… Read More ›
Manny’s Deli Needs Your Help! Chicago’s Iconic Restaurant Calls For Action! Fans Respond! Here’s The Food!
Hungry? Then Support Your Favorite Restaurant! Here’s a Pastrami Sandwich from one of Chicago’s great Deli’s…and the story of this sandwich is the story of the restaurant industry today… In the midst of this pandemic, some of our greatest restaurants… Read More ›
Meet “The Ghost And The Darkness!” They may not look it, but these are two of the most ravenous Lions in history! When I lived in Chicago, we’d go to see them – what a fascinating story! The two Lions… Read More ›
“While You Were Sleeping” Turns 25! Casting Secrets Revealed! Hear Sandra Bullock’s Magical Story Is My “Cult Movie Monday!”
“While You Were Sleeping” Turns 25! A classic romantic comedy just turned 25 – and this “Cult Movie Monday” has lots of great insider stories about the film! Having lived in Chicago, my wife and I love that this classic… Read More ›