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This is a blog written by my husband, Tony Marrazzo, reflecting on a more personal significance behind the Cubs winning the World Series. I’d say his heartfelt and kind story is perhaps a more profound take on not only how passion for a team can bring families together – but what life, love and family... Read more »
My mom insisted we go downtown to Chicago’s lakefront yesterday to see The Tall Ships. Well, don’t get me wrong, I do believe there is no where more beautiful to spend a summer afternoon. But, my reality is we live in a cul-de-sac, nestled in a suburb, nearly an hour-and-a-half away from the lakefront. My... Read more »
The Other Side-truly Chicago's very own story of addiction, recovery and friendship - oh and Jimmy Kimmel talked about it last night! Here is how it all began!
In September of 2009, Chris Reed was 19 years old lying in a hospital bed — after his third heroin overdose — telling his family he wanted to die. With a raging drug addiction that began when he was just about 14 with alcohol and marijuana, he had hit his rock bottom. But today, Reed,... Read more »
Today was the funeral for Jonylah Watkins, the sweet baby girl murdered by a bullet, believed to be intended for her father, a convicted felon with alleged gang ties. (http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-jonylah-watkins-funeral-20130319,0,4822134.story) The New Beginnings Church on S. King Drive was packed with broken hearts. Why? Who? Who could do such a thing – so callous and deliberate? Her... Read more »
I just read a deeply disturbing story about a “house of horrors” in Schiller Park where homeless women were lured, hooked on drugs, beaten, starved, handcuffed, locked in rooms and forced to prostitute. –In a press conference, State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez referred to the operation as a “sex trafficking house of horrors” and said the half... Read more »
Is anyone else out there feeling a pang of sadness over the Bridgeport warehouse at 37th and Ashland going up in a fiery blaze and soon to be demolished? It is certainly the most beautiful ice palace, well the only ice palace, I have ever seen in my life. Who knew what unbelievable beauty fire... Read more »
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