Posts in category "Night Life"

Movie night: Everything Is Terrible at Lincoln Hall

Untouchable: The Drew Peterson Story - Photo credits : Michael Yarish
Think Mystery Science Theatre 3000 does silly Lifetime movies instead of sci-fi and you get a new hybrid movie night and comedy show at Lincoln Hall called Once In A Lifetime. Saki, a record store and art space in Logan Square teamed up with the folks from Lincoln Hall and Everything is Terrible, to present this... Read more »

Chicago through the eyes of a tourist - Photo Gallery

Chicago through the eyes of a tourist - Photo Gallery
Exercise Chicago, Walk like a Tourist Photos I stopped running two years ago after a knee injury, instead I walk all over Chicago like a Tourist. I walk a lot – I walk in all of the 2 or 3 seasons we have in Chicago. I’ve discovered how much better walking is for me over... Read more »

Howells & Hood New Spring Hot Spot at Tribune Tower - Photos

Howells & Hood New Spring Hot Spot at Tribune Tower - Photos
Howells & Hood New Hot Spot at Tribune Tower – Photos The historic Tribune Tower is an iconic Neo-Gothic  beauty that has graced the southern tip of the Magnificent Mile for over 90 years. It was designed by architects John Howells and Raymond Hood. In 1922 Howells & Hood’s design was selected from more than 260 entrants in... Read more »
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Cold and Icy Downtown Photos

With all of the news and weather forecasts today of  the big ice storm on it’s way, I headed downtown to see if I could capture some nice icy photos. I may have been a little early for the worst of the predicted on coming storm. Even though I did not find it as cold and icy... Read more »

13 Easy Breezy New Year's Resolutions

13 Easy Breezy New Year's Resolutions
Now that Christmas is behind us and a new year is not far off, I started thinking about what, if any changes I will make for the New Year. As in pretty much everything I do, I did a little research and I was very surprised to find out that our government is keeping track of New Year’s Resolutions. Sure enough at USA.gov... Read more »

Mayan Apocalypse: Final Day Chicago Photo Gallery

Chicago 12/20/2012
Many media reports and tons of people have been talking about the Mayan Apocalypse. If you are one of the persons that has somehow missed the huge media coverage, briefly this is what I understand about it. According to interpretations of the ancient Mayan calendar, the world is supposed to end on Friday December 21, 2012. I... Read more »
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Chasing Santa on the Blue Line

Made to the Forest Park stop minutes before the Holiday Train was scheduled to arrive.
It’s 4:15 and I’m all the way in Hoffman Estates heading towards the Eisenhower expressway. My friend Joan emailed me the Holiday Train schedule 2 days ago and I have been glancing at it ever since. I noticed Santa was on the Blue line traveling right by my house Thursday, Friday and Saturday. I could not make it... Read more »

Urban Heat Island Effect - Warmer Near the Lake

Urban Heat Island Effect - Warmer Near the Lake
Doesn’t matter if you catch your weather forecast on CBS 2, NBC 5, ABC 7 or WGN 9 with Tom Skilling, you realize that in December it is normally warmer near the Lake. Yesterday was one of the warmest December days I can recall, ever! As I checked around 5:00 pm it had reached 74 degrees. This... Read more »

Night spots near my front door

Rosebuds on Taylor good Italian food but I do prefer Francesca's on Taylor
Last night after my first post, I headed down the block for a few celebratory drinks with friends. One of the things I love about my neighborhood is that everything is so close. Not far from my front door are great places and people! As I passed Rosebud’s and Hawkeye’s I started out at Vintage... Read more »
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My Pitch, My Blog

I find a calm in Chicago at night I enjoy walking the lakefront as I find some peace and quite in our big busy city
Hello Chicago! As one of the newest contributors to ChicagoNow,  I must tell you I LOVE Chicago and all it has to offer! Born in Chicago just 2 miles from my current residence, which is in my Grandfather’s old neighborhood near UIC / Rush in the Medical District / Little Italy. I lived in the... Read more »