Archive for August 2011

Happy 71st Anniversary 'Wizard of Oz'

Happy 71st Anniversary 'Wizard of Oz'
Today is the 71st anniversary of the release of the classic film ‘The Wizard of Oz’ starring Judy Garland. To celebrate the Smithsonian Snapshot shared this picture of the original Scarecrow costume which is currently in their archives.  They also share: On Aug. 25, 1939, “The Wizard of Oz” debuted in theaters nationwide. Ray Bolger... Read more »

Reggae Singer Mistah Majah P sings out against Gay Bullying

Jamaica is known to be hostile towards the homosexual community and many reggae singers, like Buju Banton, even advocate the killing and maiming of homosexuals.  So it’s refreshing to see a Jamaican born reggae singer speak out against bullying, check out this great song from Mistah Majah P.

Pushing those elevator buttons!

I was out shopping the other day and found myself about ready to punch some guy in the head for being so stupid! How do you handle situations like this?
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Do Rogers Park: Glenwood Arts Festival this weekend

If you’re looking for a reason to head North, then make your reason the Glenwood Arts Festival running this weekend from Friday through Sunday. In it’s 10th year the Glenwood Arts Festival closes down Glenwood Avenue and a few other streets to bring you a thriving artists market, music and food – all in the... Read more »

Latest Lady Gaga Video: You and I

Decorating Update & Guess How Many

Decorating Update & Guess How Many
Thanks to everyone for their input on my decorating dilemma on what color to paint the interior side of my arches……you’ll be glad to know that I’ve decided to paint them white – like the trim. After a heated debate on Facebook (hey are we friends?) suggestions ran the gamut from painting them a complementary... Read more »
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Northalsted Market Days this weekend - are you ready?

Believe it or not – summer is almost over!  Northalsted Market Days is almost upon us, and to me that marks the beginning of the end of summer. Northalsted Market Days IS the Midwest’s largest street festival with an expected attendance of more than 300,000 people (that’s just a few hundred thousand less than our... Read more »

Sesame Street responds to Bert & Ernie Poll

Sesame Street responds to Bert & Ernie Poll
Sesame Street has responded to the Petition asking for Bert & Ernie to get married: Bert and Ernie are best friends. They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves. Even though they are identified as male characters and possess many human traits and... Read more »

Should Bert & Ernie Get Married?

Should Bert & Ernie Get Married?
Should the longtime roomies of Sesame Street – Bert & Ernie – tie the knot like so many of us have been doing lately? Rod & Rickey from Avenue Q got married after it became legal in New York, and now the folks over at Change.org think it’s time for Bert & Ernie. From the... Read more »
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Two Attacks in Boystown - minutes apart

Chicago News Reports has shared that two attacks occurred in Boystown – within minutes of each other. The first attack occurred at 10:49PM when the victim was hit on the head and robbed on the 3300 block of North Broadway near Buckingham. Literally a minute later at 10:50PM an attack was reported at the 3400... Read more »