Archive for February 2012

When Driving Too Fast Is An Understatement

When Driving Too Fast Is An Understatement
What’s the fastest you’ve ever driven in a car? 80? 90? 100? I doubt that a large majority of us have gone autobahn speeds while living in Illinois, for we all know there are plenty of cops out there looking for those that have gotten their speed limit numbers mixed up. Recently a Shorewood man... Read more »

Most You'd Pay For A Gallon Of Gas...

Most You'd Pay For A Gallon Of Gas...
Most of us have a dollar amount in mind when they start to think they’d hit the freak out button and debate on if their turn of the key was absolutely necessary or not. My amount is the $4 mark, which according to this USA Today story, might not even be that high compared to... Read more »

Arlington Heights Library Green Pet Care Workshop

Arlington Heights Library Green Pet Care Workshop
We all love our pets and would like to think that we are giving them the best, most green love we can. Join a workshop at 7pm this Thursday night at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library (500 N Dunton) to learn about your pet’s impact on the environment. Get tips on eco-friendly alternatives and discover... Read more »
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BeadQuest 2012 in Wrigleyville This Saturday!

BeadQuest 2012 in Wrigleyville This Saturday!
Looking for something fun to do this week and can’t make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras… On Saturday, Wrigleyville transforms into Bourbon Street as soon as BeadQuest rolls through.  Masks, feathers, crazy hats, over-sized glasses, and sequins replace the familiar “Cubby Blue” and baseball caps – not even a  Windy City winter can... Read more »

Discovering "The Buddy Foundation"

Discovering "The Buddy Foundation"
During my years living in Arlington Heights, I always said to myself that I wanted to volunteer at a local animal shelter like I did when I lived downtown and volunteered at P.A.W.S. on Clybourn, but I never was able to find a local one. Pets (especially Dogs) have always been near and dear to... Read more »

Dr. House To Make His Final Diagnosis This Year

Dr. House To Make His Final Diagnosis This Year
Gregory House, a grumpy, unusual, but genious Chief of Diagnostic Medicine at the fictional Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital, will be making his final apperance this year in the eight and final season of the Fox drama “House”. Announced Wednesday that the show will be ending, there is both sadness and understanding in a show that’s one of... Read more »
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Things A Movie Theater Employee Won't Ever Tell You...

Things A Movie Theater Employee Won't Ever Tell You...
Recently I was surfing around the internets and I came across this article from Readers Digest about the “13 Things A Movie Theater Employee Won’t Tell You”. It brought back many many memories from my days of working at the Randhurst Mall General Cinemas (or AMC in my post college days). Being that it was my... Read more »