Posts tagged "American Idol"

American Idol Winner and Mount Prospect Native, Lee DeWyze Married

All the local ladies out there hoping that they still had a chance with former paint salesman and previous “Idol” winner Lee DeWyze, you better start looking elsewhere, as he wed model/actress Jonna Walsh Saturday in California, according to People magazine. Lee also wrote a new song that will be on an upcoming album just for... Read more »

New Holiday Music From American Idol (and Wheeling Native) Haley Reinhart

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from American Idol and local resident Haley Reinhart, but for those fans of her, near and far, she has a new song out for the holidays. It’s her and AI Season 10 Alum Casey Abrams singing “Baby It’s Cold Outside”. Good to see she’s taking her time to... Read more »

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 »
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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 »