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Last chance to win a drive to The Abby

Last chance to win a drive to The Abby

The Autobarn has opened its new dealership in Oak Park. The Volvo dealership, just off the Eisenhower and just by going in for a road test, you will get a gift (or two) and have an opportunity to win a two day trip to The Abbey Resort in Lake Geneva and the use of a [Read More]

Ravinia 2015

Ravinia 2015

As the weather begins to warm, the trees begin to flower and kids start talking about Summer vacation, our minds begin to think about a favorite entertainment spot on the North Shore- Ravinia. This summertime festival located in Highland Park is not just a concert hall on [Read More]

“Chiraq”- film to be made in Chi-town!

“Chiraq”- film to be made in Chi-town!

It is very possible that Lee is not doing his thing to convince us to get our heads out of the sand and wake up and smell the coffee. There is a war out there. Since it doesn't seem to be ending, perhaps the satire of this story telling will wake up the people of the areas [Read More]

” Love & Mercy” at the Music Box

” Love & Mercy” at the Music Box

Our evening at The Music Box Theater in Wrigleyville (the perfect place to see this film) with Cusack welcoming us. After the showing, he came back onstage but brought with him Brian Wilson himself who shared some of his thoughts relative to the making of this biography. It [Read More]

“Something Wonderful”- Heidi Kettenring at the Metropolis

“Something Wonderful”- Heidi Kettenring at the Metropolis

Artists Lounge Live presents Heidi Kettenring: Something Wonderful. Chicago’s favorite leading lady captivates, lending her signature warmth to classics from Johnny Mercer, Rodgers & Hammerstein, The Beatles and more. Heidi is the recipient of six Jeff nominations, an [Read More]

“Where do all the actors come from?”

“Where do all the actors come from?”

I guess the way that this works is that the older kids, who have "paid their dues", so to speak get the bigger roles and the first and second graders, the ensemble parts. In this one, the mice, which are the tiniest of roles, are first and second graders who truly get [Read More]

The Heartland Spa in its new home

The Heartland Spa in its new home

The suites are exquisite, the grounds are beautiful and the area is one that you will enjoy strolling about. Just steps from the resort, on the walking path, you will be viewing the estates and mansions of some of the areas wealthiest residents. At Heartland Spa, you can [Read More]

“Cookie Love” a cookbook for the Cookie Monster

“Cookie Love” a cookbook for the Cookie Monster

when I was asked to read a new book, "Cookie Love" written by Chicagoan Mindy Segal with Kate Leary, I said, "Why Not?". Ms Segal owns a very unique little bakery cafe in town called Mindy's Hot Chocolate. While bakery goods are her specialty and cookies her love, her cafe [Read More]

American Girl Place- a family tradition

American Girl Place- a family tradition

American Girl Place, a young girl’s fantasy, has become our family tradition. Yes, as each granddaughter has reached their fifth birthday, they have had their special day at The American Girl Place. Zoe, the first, in Manhattan, followed by Sarah, here in Chicago, and [Read More]

“Triple Crown for Chicago News Media”

“Triple Crown for Chicago News Media”

Augie loves books. He also loves his business and his clients, thus he makes sure that they are happy with what he carries and feel comfortable in his shop. He not only sells books, he offers discussion groups to his “readers”, both history and mystery. He has authors [Read More]

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“A Disappearing Number”

“A Disappearing Number”

 Recommended *** Tonight I was witness to a production at Timeline Theatre which wowed me in many ways, and yet, I can [Read More]

“Fable-ous”  reviewed by Carol Moore

“Fable-ous” reviewed by Carol Moore

Highly Recommended **** Lifeline Theatre’s newest children’s play, “Fable-ous!”, is a treat for everyone, [Read More]

“What of The Night”  reviewed by Carol Moore

“What of The Night” reviewed by Carol Moore

 Somewhat Recommended ** Watching “What of the Night?” was an extremely frustrating experience.  Instead of [Read More]

“Fantastic Super Great Nation Numer Uno” 41st Revue at Second City ETC

“Fantastic Super Great Nation Numer Uno” 41st Revue at Second City ETC

Recommended *** One of the problems I imagine Second City has come up against, of late, is coming up with new [Read More]

” 30th Young Playwrights Festival” reviewed by Carol Moore

” 30th Young Playwrights Festival” reviewed by Carol Moore

Highly Recommended ****     The first time I went to see the Young Playwrights Festival, I didn’t know what to [Read More]

“The Dining Room”

“The Dining Room”

Recommended *** For those of you familiar with the intimate Glenview “storefront”, Oil Lamp Theater, you [Read More]

“T DAY”- I can smile again!

“T DAY”- I can smile again!

It is now January, 2017. I have had several visits with Dr. Mendez, my new Dentist, and I have been prepped for the big [Read More]