Archive for March 2012

Plans For April Fools Day?

Plans For April Fools Day?
Everyone has to have someone that they always think about planning the perfect “April Fools Day” prank for… One year my now-wife, then-girlfriend decided it would be a fantastic idea to switch all my passwords to Facebook, AT&T, among others…not telling me until I got to her place later that day and wondering if someone... Read more »

New "Heights" Froyo Shop To Open In May

Berry Yo, a new self-serve frozen yogurt shop, located next to Armand’s Pizzeria on Vail Street with the hopes of opening at the end of May is the talk of downtown Arlington Heights. The store will serve 16 flavors and 30 to 40 toppings, from Oreos and Gummi bears to granola and fresh fruit. Customers... Read more »

We've All Been There Before and We All Love It, But A TV Show...

We've All Been There Before and We All Love It, But A TV Show...
Starting tomorrow, one of Chicago’s most famously unfamous hot dog spots is getting the spotlight as TruTV is launching a reality show filmed at the Wiener’s Circle in Lincoln Park. Only have six guaranteed episodes, I’m interested to see the shelf life that a hot dog joint where you can cuss and throw insults back... Read more »
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Ready For March Madness?

Ready For March Madness?
Four of my favorite days of the year fall in the middle of March. A time where 68 NCAA teams face off in 52 games during this span. And normally when this guy takes off the Thursday and Friday to park in front of the TV to watch as many of them as he can!... Read more »

Chicago Bears 2012 Off-season Thus Far: A+

We’re only a few hours into the new NFL season and already the Chicago Bears have made a big splash signing backup Quarterback Jason Campbell and trading for big play Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall, Jay Cutler’s favorite target during his years in Denver. And now there’s talk of them trying to sign ex-Oakland Raiders Running... Read more »

"Rock of Love" Star Comes To Arlington Heights

"Rock of Love" Star Comes To Arlington Heights
Former VH1 reality show “Rock of Love” star and Poison lead singer Bret Michaels is bringing his solo act to a local concert venue. Starting at 8 p.m. March 13, at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., there is also a chance to win a meet-and-greet with the star for four people. Tickets... Read more »
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Clearbrook Helps The National Effort To End The Use Of The R-Word

Clearbrook, the largest provider in the state of Illinois of services, programs and support for children and adults with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other intellectual/developmental disabilities, has done their part to assist in the national effort to end the use of the R-word. The organization recently created a YouTube video that supports the elimination... Read more »

Blast From The Past With "No Limit Arcade" in Algonquin

Blast From The Past With "No Limit Arcade" in Algonquin
Being a huge “gamer” especially when it comes to the classic arcade days, I try to make it out to the Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield or Nickel City in Northbrook, two very good and very different styles when it comes to bringing back the magic of the original arcade scene. Luckily the Far West... Read more »