Archive for 2013

Beautiful Winter day at Montrose Harbor and around town - photo gallery

Beautiful Winter day at Montrose Harbor and around town - photo gallery
Today I put on my homer hat and headed to the Northside to capture a few more photos of our beautiful Chicago. It was a nice sunny 17 degrees outside with some pretty cold winds coming in from the lakefront. I ended up in Uptown and Montrose Harbor. Over the past few months I have... Read more »

One of a kind fashion show Chicago - photos

One of a kind fashion show Chicago - photos
CHICAGO—Chicago’s best holiday shopping opportunity just got even better! The 13th annual One of a Kind Show and Sale, which features the unique work of more than 600 talented artists, returns to Chicago December 5-8, 2013 at the Merchandise Mart (222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza) with a wide range of features and amenities for guests to enjoy.... Read more »

Thanksgiving Day Parade Chicago 2013 - photo gallery

AN ANNUAL TRADITION FOR 80 YEARS! The McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade takes place in rain or shine Thanksgiving Day each year.  The event attracts hundreds of thousands of  spectators, this year celebrates 80 years of Chicago holiday tradition. A dozen lovable character balloons, top marching bands from across the country, festive floats, cultural groups, theatrical performances, equestrian groups, and... Read more »
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Chicago's 100th Anniversary Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Daley Plaza - photos

Chicago's 100th Anniversary Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Daley Plaza - photos
The 100th Anniversary of the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony was held Tuesday at Daley Plaza. A music program and the tree lighting ceremony was emceed by father-and-son journalists Lester Holt, host of Dateline NBC and weekend anchor for Today and NBC Nightly News, and Stefan Holt, Anchor, Mornings, NBC 5 Chicago. During the lighting ceremony Chicago... Read more »

Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Tailgate - photos

Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Tailgate - photos
The short celebration started early Sunday morning at the 31st Street Lot. It was tailgate time for Bears fans and a few Lions fans. It was a fun filled pre-game party for the Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears noon kick off. The 31st lot was filled with fans, RV’s and Tailgate Buses. Including Da Bus,... Read more »

What is a PechaKucha 20x20 night at the House of Blues? - photos

Pronouncing Pecha Kucha - PechaKucha 20x20 | Rick Lobes, ChicagoNow - 10/28/2013
PechaKucha 20×20 night at the House of Blues A PechaKucha 20×20 was held Monday night in Chicago at the House of Blues. The Chicago Tribune’s award-winning photographers, videographers and editors presented a unique look at the world of photojournalism in a fun, informal night of rapid-fire storytelling. Nearly a dozen photojournalists presented what it’s like, and what... Read more »
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Board of Trade opens vault to public for first time in 83 years: Photos

Board of Trade opens vault to public for first time in 83 years: Photos
For the first time ever the doors of the vault in the Chicago Board of Trade building opened to the public Sunday. This first in 83 years was made possible as part of the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Saturday and Sunday 150 building’s throughout Chicago held public tours of Chicago’s most treasured building’s. The Chicago Board of... Read more »

Midnight Circus In the Parks Comes to Margate Park This Weekend

Midnight Circus In the Parks Comes to Margate Park This Weekend
If you have not seen Midnight Circus yet, what are you waiting for? Here is info and photos from a previous post: It doesn’t matter if you are a 1 year old or 100 years old, Midnight Circus in the Parks is simply the best entertainment option available in Chicago. It is filled with nonstop... Read more »

2013 Chicago Marathon: photos

2013 Chicago Marathon: photos
The 26.2-mile 2013 Chicago Marathon course started at 7:30 a.m. at Monroe and Columbus, winding through 29 neighborhoods continuing as far north as Addison, as far west as ­Damen and as far south as 35th, finishing in Grant Park at Columbus. Winner of the 2013 Chicago Marathon with a record setting time of 2 hours, 3... Read more »
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Immigration Reform Rally in Chicago: photo gallery

Immigration Reform Rally in Chicago: photo gallery
Thousands came out to rally for immigration reform in Chicago. The event began at Teamster City, 1645 W. Jackson Blvd at noon. A Parade march kicked off at 2 p. m. It traveled east on Jackson Boulevard to Daley Plaza, where they staged a rally in support of the immigration bill that’s stalled in the U.S.... Read more »
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