Friday March 24th 2017

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Bingo hits Chi-town BIG!!

Bingo hits Chi-town BIG!!

Think back to the days when Bingo ruled. Every church and temple had an evening of Bingo (and a chance to win some money) and many of our mothers and or sisters would not miss the chance to win some of those dollars. Right now, it appears that the trend may be coming back. [Read More]

Santa’s Village Azoosment Park-2015

Santa’s Village Azoosment Park-2015

    Highly Recommended ***** If you are seeking a truly fun place for a family outing, and the kids in your family are under 10, there is no greater place than Santa’s Village Azoosment Park in East Dundee, Illinois. Yes, this is what used to be [Read More]

“Miranda the Panda”

“Miranda the Panda”

Highly recommended ***** After reading the precious little book written by Ruthie Darling, my grand daughters wanted to know more about her, and her work. I explained to the girls, Sarah and Rebecca, that she had been a teacher, very much like the teachers that they had in [Read More]

“The World of Pets”

“The World of Pets”

Scott and his staff understand what it is their clients are seeking and ensure that every detail is taken care of. They also are there to answer calls and questions during working hours. In fact, even on holidays, when the shop is closed, they do have some hours where they [Read More]

“The HOLE Story” a book review with Sarah and Rebecca Shaw

“The HOLE Story”  a book review with Sarah and Rebecca Shaw

My grand daughters that read this particular book are the local ones, the Shaw girls, Sarah who is 7 and Rebecca, who just turned 5. Sarah read the book first, and while she enjoyed it, she did feel that she may be a bit older than the age it was meant to be read by. She [Read More]

Heartland Spa revisited with notes from Jane Bresloff and Lisa Wolf

Heartland Spa revisited with notes from Jane Bresloff and Lisa Wolf

It seems as if The Heartland is the place to go for relaxation, as well as knowledge on how to make yourself healthier. When you arrive, you are made to feel very welcome and once you don your welcome T-shirt and get settled in you leave your troubles in the bag they give [Read More]

Keritan for the straight look

Keritan for the straight look

Luxor Hair & Beauty​ Many women who have straight hair spend hours adding curls to their locks. At the same time, women with wavy hair or even natural curls get special treatments to relax and straighten their hair. The chemical they use is Keritan, and the treatment [Read More]

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]

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“Upright Grand”

“Upright Grand”

Highly Recommended ***** There are a great number of theater-lovers who are unaware of a special little treasure on the [Read More]

“Circus 1903” The Golden Age of Circus

“Circus 1903” The Golden Age of Circus

Recommended ***  The “Greatest Show on Earth” is supposedly gone! Barnum and Bailey will no longer come to [Read More]

“The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” reviewed by Jacob Davis

“The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” reviewed by Jacob Davis

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (pronounced ooey) may be the last historical play you ever want to see become relevant [Read More]

“Destiny of Desire”

“Destiny of Desire”

Anyone who has ever watched ( or perhaps become addicted to) television “Soap Operas” is aware that they [Read More]

“The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden”

“The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden”

Highly Recommended **** In our crazy political world, with all we read and hear about Russia on a daily basis, watching [Read More]

“The Hard Problem” reviewed by Michael Horn

“The Hard Problem” reviewed by Michael Horn

Highly Recommended **** What is consciousness?  What is thought? What is it that defines us and separates us from the [Read More]

Bernie Yvon Memorial Fund- a tribute to a wonderful person.

Bernie Yvon Memorial Fund- a tribute to a wonderful person.

About Bernie G. Yvon (1964-2014) Bernie was raised in Old Town, Maine and after graduation from Northwestern University [Read More]