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Pierogi Fest 2013 photo gallery

Pierogi Fest 2013 photo gallery
The 19th annual Pierogi Fest in downtown Whiting. Until today, I never heard of the Pierogi Fest in Whiting Indiana. When asked if I would like to go, I said “Whiting Indiana Pierogi Fest really?”. I then took a look at the Pierogi Fest website and noticed that some of the highlights at this years... Read more »

Chicago Street Photography - On the street photo gallery

Chicago Street Photography - On the street photo gallery
Chicago Street Photography – On the street Oddly enough, as a photographer I started out avoiding people as the subject matter for a long time. I would photograph people in groups and only on a rare occasion make a person the center of attention in my photos. I loved photographing “The City” for the most... Read more »

Print media extinct by 2024?

Our planet is filled with information needy people, that is not going to change. What will change is the way the information we receive is disseminated. No longer will you need to wash newsprint from your fingers. Never have to walk into the neighbors yard because the paperboy or girls throwing arm was weak that... Read more »
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Top 10 Chicago Summer Stops

Top 10 Chicago Summer Stops
ChicagoNow Bloggers are banding together today to give our readers the best of Chicago in the Summer. We will be sharing our favorite places, events, and summer activities all around Chicagoland. Get ready to experience the most comprehensive list of summer hot spots brought to you by true Chicagoans. Summer in Chicago, the days are... Read more »

Taste of Chicago Concert Estelle and Robin Thicke - Photos

Taste of Chicago Concert Estelle and Robin Thicke - Photos
Taste of Chicago Concert Estelle and Robin Thicke – Photos What do you get when you combine great music and world’s largest annual food festival? Taste of Chicago! Thursday night at the Taste of Chicago in Chicago’s Grant Park, R&B singer/songwriter Robin Thicke performed. His musical selections included several tracks from his latest release  Blurred Lines which currently is the... Read more »

Fun photos at Taste of Chicago

Fun photos at Taste of Chicago
Fun Fun! Fun photos at Taste of Chicago The Taste of Chicago headline performer Fun played to a sold out crowd at the Petrillo Music Shell in Grant Park Friday night. Included in the crowd was Mayor Rahm Emanuel.  About half way into the concert, Fun shot confetti and released huge balloons that bounced high into the air over... Read more »
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Smiling at Wrigley with the left field Bleacher Bums: Photos

Smiling at Wrigley with the left field Bleacher Bums: Photos
Despite blowing the lead in the ninth inning with two outs. Oh… here we go again. No not this time This time the Cubs WIN! In the eleventh pinch hitter Dioner Navarro hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly to right for win. The Cubs beat the Pirates 4-3. That makes another winning series. It is the fourth win... Read more »

Dvořák’s New World Symphony Grant Park Music Festival

New World Symphony Grant Park Music Festival - Rick Lobes 07/05/2013
Photos and Video of Friday nights performance at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park - Dvořák’s New World Symphony The Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park was filled with a large crowd Friday night for The Grant Park Music Festival. It is the nation’s only free, summer-long outdoor classical music series of its kind. The Jay Pritzker Pavilion... Read more »

Historic Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee

Historic Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee
The Pabst Brewery Complex in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the former brewery of the Pabst Brewing Company. The Pabst Brewing Company was the first of the great Milwaukee brewers. Quality, pride, tradition, and hops were the ingredients in the legacy left by German immigrant Jacob Best Sr, who established the brewery in 1844. The facility was closed in 1997. On August 16,... Read more »
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Fourth of July fireworks show Chicago 2013 Photos

Fourth of July fireworks show Chicago 2013 Photos
Fourth of July crowds packed the Riverwalk and Navy Pier Thursday night for Chicago’s annual fireworks display. Navy Pier reached capacity early in the evening.  Fireworks filled the sky on Chicago’s Lakefront at 9:30 on this fun-filled and patriotic day of celebrating America’s independence IF YOU LIKED THIS YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE PREVIOUS COLUMNS: Celebrating Independence... Read more »
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