Archive for May, 2013

All Roads Lead to Chicago
Protesting Aimlessly But Not Without Purpose
Tougher Task Looms
Start of Summer – Reflections on Milennium Park.
Madness to Ensue in Game 7

Madness to Ensue in Game 7

Game 7’s are always a blast, no matter if it’s baseball, basketball or hockey. There’s nothing like a 60-minute single elimination end-of-series game to decide whether or not a beloved team advances or not. Tomorrow night it’s happening in the Madhouse on Madison. The place is ready to erupt with volcanic joy if the Blackhawks continue on their promise to […]

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Shrek, Churros, Haagen Dazs and Shakespeare - If you can't find
contentment here you've got issues.
Chicago Summer Starts Beautifully Gray
Ride of Silence: Chicago

Ride of Silence: Chicago

Many cyclists around the globe have fallen or been injured while riding a bicycle. And in honor and memory of those people, major cities around the world do a bike ride called “The Ride of Silence”. The ride is generally 10 miles or so and passes by those that have been killed in the City of Chicago or which ever […]

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Played for Hyannis of the CCBL, which uses wooden bats

MLB Draft: Chicago

I don’t mean to belittle the White Sox’s 17th overall pick in next week’s MLB Draft, but this year is clearly about the second overall pick that belongs to Theo Epstein and his Chicago Cubs. The White Sox might surreally find comfort in grabbing a hitting prospect who can play right field, but he’ll take years to develop and the White Sox have enough […]

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A Tuesday Morning That Feels Like Monday