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I voted for Mayor but I'm still undecided

I voted for Mayor but I'm still undecided
Election day 2019. Time to pick a new Mayor of Chicago….or at least get it down to the final two for April’s runoff election. There are fourteen candidates on the ballot. How, in the name of whatever deity you believe in, are we supposed to get it down to one? Hmmm…maybe that’s why last week,... Read more »

Have you decided who you are voting for in Chicago's Mayoral election?

Have you decided who you are voting for in Chicago's Mayoral election?
The election for Chicago’s next Mayor is less than a week away. After eight long years, we are finally done with Rahm. There are fourteen candidates running to lead the city. According to the latest Telemundo Chicago/NBC 5 poll, here are the leaders: Toni Preckwinkle-14 percent Bill Daley-13 percent Susana Mendoza-12 percent Lori Lightfoot-10 percent... Read more »

Politicians plans for helping solve homelessness in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago

Politicians plans for helping solve homelessness in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago
The bigger the city, the bigger the problem of homelessness is. In Los Angles, there are over 82,000 homeless people on any given night. In New York City, the number is around 60,000. Chicago’s number is about 48,000. What are politicians doing to try to solve this problem and get people off the street. In... Read more »
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The City of Chicago is about to ream you for more cash

The City of Chicago is about to ream you for more cash
If you live inside the city of Chicago, get ready to get gouged…again. It’s not enough that our sales taxes are among the highest in the nation at 10.25%, they always seem to find new and creative ways to get into our pockets for more. Starting tomorrow, February 1st, you’re going to be charged seven cents... Read more »

How much would you pay to see Obama's final speech?

How much would you pay to see Obama's final speech?
Barack Obama’s Presidency ends in ten days. Love him or hate him, his eight years will be over and we’re moving on. Tonight he comes home to Chicago to give his final speech to the nation. He most likely will play up his accomplishments and talk about what he thinks the future will be for the... Read more »

The Songs That Got Chicago Elected To The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

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Old Days- A song that should be the theme for every reunion.
Thursday, the band Chicago was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They’ve only been playing since 1967 so this honor was way overdue. In those forty-eight years, there have been nineteen different musicians who have been members of the band. Plus another fourteen have been on various tours. With that many players,... Read more »
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Chicago Is Finally In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Chicago Is Finally In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
The year is 1967. Jimi Hendrix is at the Whisky A Go-Go in Hollywood. He’s checking out this new band and says to their sax player, “Your guitarist is better than me.” The sax man is Walt Parazaider. The guitarist is Terry Kath. The band was Chicago Transit Authority, later shortened to just Chicago. The... Read more »

Saturday In The Park: A Preview Of Chicago At Ravinia

The cover of their first album. Chicago Transit Authority.
If you’re a fan of classic rock and live in the Chicago area, this is a big week for you. Between tonight and next Sunday you can see ZZ Top, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Foo Fighters, Cheap Trick and Santana at various venues. But the music starts tonight with the iconic band, Chicago, playing at Ravinia,... Read more »

Did The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Get It Wrong Again?

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Paul Butterfield and Mike Bloomfield.
Butter is in but why not Bloomfield?
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced it’s newest members. The group being inducted in 2015 is Ringo Starr, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Stevie Ray Vaughn & Double Trouble, Lou Reed, Ringo Starr, Bill Withers and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Reed, Vaughn, Butterfield and Starr are no brainers. They probably should... Read more »
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