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Do You Remember These Chicago Name Changes?DuSable Drive will be just one more.

Chicago Name Changes. Photos Courtesy of Chicago Tribune My family always called it the Outer Drive. As a five-year-old, I remember the traffic jam around the S-curve as my uncle swore his way to Hyde Park for a Passover Seder as the Palmolive Building beacon glowed on us. Aliotta, Haynes, Jeremiah romanticized it and immortalized... Read more »

George Lucas-I've Got Your Museum Right Here!

If you build it… …he will come. Field of Dreams-1989 April showers have hopefully faded away. The Cubs and Sox are both in first place. Cinco De Mayo is here. And we are making progress on the house! With carpenters working overtime (but not violating the neighborhood construction restrictions!) the framing and roof construction are... Read more »

Why You Should Be Reading This Blog

You can check out any time you like… …but you can never leave. The Eagles–1976 Another Newbie Blog on ChicagoNow. What is this one all about? Call it a personal adventure if you like. My wife Barb and I are young (in our own minds) empty nesters, rattling around in a big suburban home with... Read more »