Archive for November 2017

Al, you used to be good enough, and smart enough, and doggone it, I liked you a lot

Al, you used to be good enough, and smart enough, and doggone it, I liked you a lot
Nothing could have pleased me more than when Air America started in 2004 and Al Franken got his own radio show.  He was funny, irreverent (just like he was as Stuart Smalley on Saturday Night Live), understood serious issues better than anyone–and he had his heart and mind in the right place. He seemed to be... Read more »

A new book says there are 111 places not to miss in chicago--and my neighborhood has 6 of them

A new book says there are 111 places not to miss in chicago--and my neighborhood has 6 of them
An interesting new book is out called 111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss.  Six of the places are pretty much out my door in the South Loop. Like any list, I think there are certain places in my neighborhood that the author, Amy Bizzari, left off her list that she shouldn’t have:  like... Read more »