Posts tagged "ChicagoNow"

Chicago in winter: Lakefront photos

Chicago Lakefront Winter - Rick Lobes, ChicagoNow, February, 2, 2013
Today Chicago’s lakefront experienced temperatures in the teens with strong winds and light snow. I found only a few Chicagoans out enjoying the sledding hills nears Solider Field and Montrose Harbor. I spotted one jogger and a bike rider facing the freezing elements at 35th street. Maybe everyone was resting up for the Superbowl.  Here are a few photos from... Read more »

City Sleeping: Another WOW Shot! Photo Gallery

City Sleeping.  (R.M. Lobes / January 9, 2013)
Dinner at home and a after work nap, it’s Wednesday night.  I was all set to stay in and relax. I started thinking, it’s pretty nice out so I’ll go down to Vintage for a quick beer. After one I was not on my way back home, I had my camera gear with me so... Read more »

Mardi Gras in Wrigleyville? TBOX

Worlds Largest Pub Crawl in Wrigleyville took place Saturday 12/09/2012 40+ Bars, 22,000+ people
Crowds, Costumes, Cereal and Cocktails = TBOX What’s billed as one of the largest and most spectacular events of its kind in the world took place Saturday December 8th 2012 in Chicago. It was “Festa’s 17th Annual Twelve Bars of Christmas” a annual event which is held the Second Saturday in December in the Wrigleyville... 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 »

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 »