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…

The Unstoppable Jewell Carlson

An explosion at the World War II Joliet arsenal, and getting shot in the stomach failed to stop Jewell Carlson, now 93, who will soon be celebrating his 70th wedding anniversary with his wife Marguerite (Peg).Carlson grew up in LaRose,…