Archive for February 2013

Pro Wrestling and its presence in Chicago

I am a huge fan of Pro Wrestling. Ever since my dad got me into, well, when I was a toddler, I have been watching Pro Wrestling. Right from the days of Hulk Hogan and Ultimate Warrior, to The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin, and to this era of John Cena and Randy Orton.... Read more »

Brad Guzan, Sister City Transfer. From Chicago to Birmingham

It seems to me that the Sister City love isn’t just limited to between our Councils. It stretches as far as soccer too. Brad Guzan is an Illinois native who has found his way to Birmingham. He was born in Evergreen Park, a village in Cook County. Of Polish-American descent, an aspiring goalkeeper, he spent... Read more »

Sports in Birmingham. The state of it from Soccer to Basketball

Since I joined as a blogger on ChicagoNow and I followed Jimmy on Twitter. I tend to see a lot of sports related posts from him. From this, I was inspired to write about sports in Birmingham, its place and, well, the worrying state of it starting with Soccer.   That is my opinion, whether... Read more »
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I want to eat a deep dish pizza now! Chicago style!

Over the past year since my interest in Chicago shot up, helped no doubt by my Chicagoan friend and before I got involved in Birmingham Chicago relations. I’ve been longing for something. Well, craving no doubt. That is for a Chicago deep dish pizza. Not just any deep dish pizza. Not just a pizza franchise... Read more »

Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham, reinstatement of direct flights a must!

Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham, reinstatement of direct flights a must!
Once again, the discussion of direct flights between Birmingham, England and Chicago, IL has resurfaced. Furthermore, Chicago is fully behind the reintroduction of flights between Birmingham Airport and Chicago O’Hare International. Flights between the two airports were discontinued after the 9/11 attacks. Reports also suggest that business people prefer London’s Heathrow airport. Heathrow Airport is... Read more »

From Birmingham to Chicago…Friends since 1993!

From Birmingham to Chicago…Friends since 1993!
This year marks the 20th anniversary since Birmingham and Chicago, two of the largest cities in their respective countries became sister cities. But how many of you are aware of that city across the pond? Let alone Chi-Town’s relationship with it.   What is a sister city? Its function is simple. It’s a diplomacy network... Read more »
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