Posts in category "Chicago"

I Don't Care If The French Won't Come To The South Side

I could give a flying fig that the French government advises its citizens against going south of 59th Street. Luckily, I’m not offended that a sovereign state is trying to “go in” on the south side.  Frankly it’s par for the course.  At least the French have the stones to actually say it instead of... Read more »

Is This What Should Have Happened To The Wilding Teens On Michigan Avenue?

Please be advised that the video below is graphic in nature and may not be suitable for all audiences. The young women above were disciplined by their father for allegedly taping and distributing “twerking” videos on Facebook. I know few fathers that would encourage their daughters to behave in such a manner.  I know even... Read more »

Seven Deadly Sins: Anger - "Gun Violence In Chicago"

I am seething with anger over all of this shooting. On Sunday a man was shot in the head two blocks south of my home.  Yesterday five people were shot in the vicinity of a South Shore Currency Exchange. The gun violence in this city is out of control.  Scratch that—gun violence in Chicago was... Read more »
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Has Patrick Kane Become The New Kyle Farnsworth?

When word leaked out about Patrick Kane’s Wisconsin weekend exploits, I started to get annoyed—but not for the reasons that you would think. My initial reaction was leave the kid alone.  Haven’t any of you haters been 23 before? I remember 23 vividly (kinda). I thank God everyday that social media and cell phone cameras... Read more »

A Spring Walk In Woodlawn

A group of trees on the western edge of Jackson Park along Stony Island, near the intersection of 64th Street.