Posts in category "Mt. Prospect High School"

Paging Dr. House For The Last Time

Paging Dr. House For The Last Time
After watching FOX’s “House” series finale last night (which also had anĀ appearanceĀ from Patrick Quinlan, a fellow Prospect High School alum), it brought back memories from my last days of college and the eight years that have passed since. It’s almost been seven years since I left the hallways of Northern Illinois University and going from... Read more »

Randhurst Has Been Born Again!

Randhurst Has Been Born Again!
Anyone that’s lived or passed through the Mount Prospect, Wheeling, Arlington Heights area for any length of time has most likely taken a trip to Randhurst, one of the first air conditioned shopping centers. Most remember it (as I do) as a lunch hangout that you had to catch the light at Kensington & Elmhurst... Read more »

What's The Longest It's Taken You To Discover A Lost Item?

With most people losing a prized posession a few times during their lives, this article I read today on Consumerist.com struck home. The short of the story is that a New York Times employee had lost his wallet over 40 years ago and recently had it returned after all these years. It upsets us to... Read more »
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Mr. DeWyze Was Here

Lee's favorite karaoke bar in Glenview, they still currently host karaoke on Tuesday nights.
In honor of Lee DeWyze’s hometown show at Arlington Park last night, it would be a perfect time to share some of the places Lee spent his time at during his younger pre-Idol years. It’s funny to think back as I too attended Prospect High School, had basketball camp at Forest View High School, and... Read more »

Lee DeWyze, Mt. Prospect's Favorite Paint Salesman

So as 99.9% of Chicagoland knows (the other .1% probably doesn’t own TV’s or play softball 7 days a week like my friend Rich), Lee DeWyze was the winner of this season’s American Idol.  He easily became the most recognized, blue collared, favorite hometown son this decade with his simple and hardworking attitude. I’ll admit... Read more »