Welcome To Chicago! This is my wife Alex taking in the majesty of the Chicago River – we were there for a quick trip recently and I was reminded of one of the city’s unique architectural delights! Behold The Tribune… Read More ›
A “Deep Dish Pizza” Legend Turns 50! Chicago Celebrates Lou Malnati’s Birthday! Here’s Their Delicious Deep Dish Recipe!
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 ›
RIP Yaphet Kotto…. Sad news to share: the Iconic Actor Yaphet Kotto has died at the age of 81..- He was born in Harlem, New York, of Cameroonian royal ancestry (his great -grandfather had been a king in pre-colonial days… 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 ›
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 ›
The Crime Masterpiece “Heat!” My “Cult Movie Monday” Has This Electrifying Pacino / DeNiro Thriller!
Fasten Your Seat Belt For This Iconic Thriller! In 1995, the world was blown away by the exciting, multi-layered and soon-to-be iconic crime masterpiece “Heat!” From the cast to the production, this topnotch thriller is an intelligent crime drama that… 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 ›
“Wait For Me”! Stevie Wonder Sings! White Rabbits And Eminem Too! Songs With A “W” Includes Robbie Williams!
Time For A Big Smile! Stevie Wonder Kicks Off My “Songs For Sunday”! As we continue to endure #quarantiningathome, at least we hav music to cheer us up….and for this week’s “Songs For Sunday”, I’ve got some of the best… Read More ›
Welcome To Chicago – And The Chicago River! It’s one of the most beautiful – and enjoyable – walks in America: the 2 miles of riverfront along the Chicago river, which has been turned into a great place for tourists… Read More ›
Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Cancelled… No Painting Of The Chicago River…Here Is A Look At This Tradition!
No Painting Chicago Green! The Coronavirus situation has forced us all to change the way we live our daily lives, as public events are being cancelled out of an abundance of caution…one such event is Chicago’s traditional “painting the river… Read More ›