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Memory Lane or as it was called “Motor Row District” reborn!

Memory Lane or as it was called “Motor Row District” reborn!

There was a time when the automobile industry blossomed. For many Chicagoans, the Auto Rows were streets like Western Avenue (on both the North and South sides), where one dealer after another existed. As the city grew, these types of streets also went [Read More]

“Black Pearl: A Tribute to Josephine Baker”

“Black Pearl: A Tribute to Josephine Baker”

One of the features of attending a Black Ensemble Theater production is that besides having a solid entertainment experience, we also get a history lesson. Most of the work that Jackie Taylor and her staff put on the stage are stories that depict the lives and often [Read More]

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“Gypsy”  reviewed by Jacob Davis

“Gypsy” reviewed by Jacob Davis

 Lovers of musicals are undoubtedly delighted to see Music Theater Works mounting Gypsy with their full orchestra, and [Read More]

Zipping at The Edge in Northwest Indiana

Zipping at The Edge in Northwest Indiana

I have heard of zip-lining, and that special parks were popping up all over the country. I was advised that a company [Read More]

” A Love Affair”

” A Love Affair”

Recommended *** Often, when I attend one of the openings at Oil Lamp, that quaint little “storefront” in [Read More]

“Trevor ” The Musical

“Trevor ” The Musical

Highly Recommended ***** I want to thank Michael Halberstam and Kathryn M. Lipuma for bringing the World Premiere of [Read More]

Dining at North Avenue Beach- something exciting for our lakefront

Dining at North Avenue Beach- something exciting for our lakefront

Being a Chicago native, over my youthful years, I spent many a summer day at North Avenue Beach. I still remember, as a [Read More]

“Living The American Dream”

“Living The American Dream”

How many of us can truly say that we are living not only The American Dream, but OUR American Dream? The other day, I [Read More]

“Ambrosio Brings Ambrosia to Albany Park”

“Ambrosio Brings Ambrosia to Albany Park”

Highly Recommended ***** If you grew up in Chicago, Lawrence Avenue near¬† Kimball (the end of the “Brown [Read More]