Posts tagged "Chicago Tribune"

Chicago for Sale, Again?

Two separate pieces in the Tribune’s Editorial and Perspective pages on Monday could have been combined into one article to really give readers a better insight into Chicago politics. “The Chicago Way on trial” editorial  ( and William’s Daley’s view on “Chicago needs more surveillance cameras” ( would have been a better read if the... Read more »

A Voice Lost and She'll Be Missed...

Why do people write to newspapers and voice their opinions, allowing perfect strangers to read about their personal experiences and beliefs? Is there a secret letter-writers society with a secret handshake and a decoder ring given to all its members? A lot of people have asked me similar questions to these throughout the years, and... Read more »

My 1st Cubs game: Bat Day, Fergie, and a Spilled Beer

After attending Trib Nation’s Chicago Cubs Press Pass event at Wrigley Field this week, I caught myself daydreaming about the time I went to my first Cubs game. And, it wasn’t because I was bored listening to the Trib’s Fred Mitchell’s ‘9 inning’ panel discussion with Cubs great Billy Williams as listening to them was... Read more »

The Trib, Burke, & Me

I would like to thank the Chicago Tribune for keeping me informed and letting me know what’s going on in our great city, especially reporting on Ald. Ed Burke’s costly ‘$600K a year’ security detail. But, I’m asking for more information. See, I’m a ‘regular’ citizen and I’m not an ‘entitled’ alderman. I have to... Read more »