87 Bulls - The Genesis

87 Bulls - The Genesis
Everybody knows that the Bulls championship dynasty started in the early 1990’s and lasted through most of the decade, but a lot of people don’t know that the foundation for all that success was actually set several years earlier during the 1987 season. It’s a season that often gets lost in the shuffle of the... Read more »

Family Tree of The Chicago Blackhawks – Burton Revival (Pt. 2/2)

Family Tree of The Chicago Blackhawks – Burton Revival (Pt. 2/2)
The ensuing challenge was to determine our next steps. Bruce had his own side businesses with his Trees, and had maintained a booth at the Volo Antiques Market for decades. As a web-designer/ developer it was obvious that I had to take the reigns in many aspects in order to keep all our costs down.... Read more »

Family Tree of The Chicago Blackhawks - Burton Revival (Pt. 1/2)

Family Tree of The Chicago Blackhawks - Burton Revival (Pt. 1/2)
Over time it seemed to take over my life, but honestly I’m not completely sure when I first got involved with Burton History Trees. I think it was something like four years ago that I took a real look at it and decided to dedicate some of my time to it. At that point I... Read more »
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Greenfeast Logo featuring South Chicago, Avalon Park, and Chatham Community Landmarks

Greenfeast Logo featuring South Chicago, Avalon Park, and Chatham Community Landmarks
I have been working on setting up a non-profit organization for almost a year now. Essentially what Greenfeast is going to be is a food pantry on the south east side of the city in the South Chicago community. It will service, but not be limited, to primarily Avalon Park, Chatham, and South Chicago. So... Read more »

A Visual Representation of Chicago Food Trucks

A Visual Representation of Chicago Food Trucks
Over the summer I started noticing the sharp rise in the number of Food Trucks in Chicago. I have always been a food enthusiast and I do a blog called Drews-Foods where I even rate and chronicle my adventures. I wanted to make a design (see full-size) that would showcase all the different business, places,... Read more »

A Visual History of CTA Stations

A Visual History of CTA Stations
This is my inaugural blog posting for Chicago Now! I’m very excited about making contributions to this site, and I want to introduce myself to everyone. So please visit my about page and check out my company Burton History Trees. This info-graphic (see full-size), represents every stop on the CTA train lines. If you look... Read more »
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