Category: Five Minutes

Fall

The Real New Year September is approaching, which means that the school year is also approaching. Football is approaching. Fall is approaching. The best time of the year is approaching. When I started to write this I originally was going…

Festival

Another Chicago festival, this time in the form of music and Lollapalooza. I have attended in the past, but I did not end up attending this year and enjoying the festivities. It’s always interesting in Chicago when there’s a big…

Saving $$$

The art of saving money in 2017. It’s an art I would say that I’m still very far from mastering, but I thought maybe it would be interesting to give insight into how I approach it vs. how maybe it…

The Taste

I’ve been attempting to take on some more Chicago events, and Chicago activities as I’ve started to live in the city for a longer time now. This weekend was no different, as there were events taking place all over the…

Retail Experience

Today I went shopping for a few hours at Water Tower Place in downtown Chicago. For living in Chicago I actually rarely make it to the heart of downtown, not really sure why that is, I would say the biggest…

Wrigley vs. Guaranteed Rate

The past two Sundays I’ve attended both of Chicago’s baseball stadiums, and it got me thinking on how the two of them compare. It’s a unique feature that Chicago possesses, in having two professional baseball teams – it’s something that only…

Playoffs

Playoffs? If you’ve watched the NBA playoffs at all this far you’re probably thinking to yourself the same thing. The playoffs, thus far, have been very underwhelming. There have been countless blow outs, and there haven’t really been any intriguing…

No Magic for ISU…yet

My team rooting interest over this past year finally ran out. First it was the Cubs ending the incredible drought of 108 years and finally capturing the world series. There was definitely some magic in the air for that to take…

A Serious topic. JUICE.

Another week in the books, when I do these I just know that it means the next week is right around the corner. My last couple columns have been related to that of finding motivation for the upcoming week and…

SUPER BOWL

The worst week of the year for spots just hap- pened. It was such a bad week that places like Buffalo Wild Wings had to offer incredibly ridiculous deals just to get people in the door this past Sunday. They…