Posts tagged "Photography"

Chicago Cubs: Wrigley Field home to my first sporting event

Getting to Wrigley Field early is a must, as you can explore this historic place with free roam.
After 34 years of life, I finally attended my very first professional sporting event when I watched a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field last week. Not knowing what to expect, my partner and I showed up at Wrigley Field about an hour before to the Cubs hosted the Milwaukee Brewers. This head start gave us... Read more »

The Renaissance Faire: History in your backyard

Prior to entering the Faire, you will recieve a speech from the Mayor of Bristol.
The Bristol Renaissance Faire is in full swing up in Kenosha, Wisconsin. On opening weekend a few weeks ago, my partner and I made the drive to finally experience all that the Faire has to offer. For those not in the know, the Bristol Renaissance Faire recreates Queen Elizabeth I’s visit to Bristol in 1574. Visitors and... Read more »

Rolling Meadows comes together for unfunded Fourth of July Parade

Rolling Meadows Fourth of July Parade
When the financial situation of Northwest Suburban Rolling Meadows forced the City into a situation where it was unable to pay for community events, the Mayor refused to let his community down. Mayor Tom Rooney, along with the newly formed Rolling Meadows Community Events Foundation, took over and hosted the City’s annual Fourth of July Festival. This... Read more »
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Palatine Fourth of July Parade: In Photos

The Village of Palatine held their Fourth of July Parade earlier today. Boarding on almost a two hour event, the parade left a smile on so many faces. If you missed it, I have a sampling of photos below. Of course, if you want the full experience in photos, head over to my Facebook page to check... Read more »

Pictures from the 43rd Annual Chicago Pride Parade

UPDATE: Facebook finally let me post all my pictures. You can go here to see them. Yesterday, as you may have heard, myself and 850,000 of my closest friends gathered on the streets of Chicago to celebrate the 43rd Annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade. It was a phenomenal experience. Kyle and I gathered up a couple of our... Read more »

Arlington Park's Community Day for Rolling Meadows

Hundreds turned out for Rolling Meadows Community Days.
Businesses and residents turned out Sunday, June 3rd for Rolling Meadows Community Day at Arlington Park Race Track. The Park, which puts on various community days throughout the year, allow local businesses from the featured community to showcase themselves to hundreds of visitors. A few select business made the most of their participation in Community Days by... Read more »
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Get a taste of nostalgia at Meadows Cruise Nights

The City of Rolling Meadows once again has a car show. Meadows Cruise Nights is fully underway. Every Saturday from 6 – 9 pm through Labor Day, you can come and enjoy classic cars of all types. The show, held at 2401 Kirchoff Road in Rolling Meadows, also features entertainment and games for children and... Read more »

Forever Marilyn: Fun & Interesting. Nothing more!

A photo of myself standing under Forever Marilyn.
I finally made the trip to see the 26-foot tall Marilyn Monroe statue yesterday.  Since the statue is being removed today, I wanted to make sure that I got my chance to view it. Though I am not a huge Marilyn Monroe fan, I must say that the statue is very interesting. Kyle and I... Read more »

Prep now for National Pet Owner's Day!

Prep now for National Pet Owner's Day!
Next Wednesday is National Pet Owner’s Day. In preparation for this day of recognition, be sure to show your animals some love. Sometimes we take our animals for granted. We know that they will be there for us when we need them, so we forget to be there for them sometimes when life gets a... Read more »
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The Field Museum: One visit is never enough!

The Field Museum: One visit is never enough!
One of my favorite things to do is visit museums and attractions. Fortunately, we have some of the best right here in Chicago. Unfortunately, I have not been able to visit most of them since moving here. It is one reason I have a list of Things To Do. It is a simple list of attractions that... Read more »
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