Yearly Archives: 2014


Looking For a Great Holiday Gift!!!!

“We hope you’ll consider giving someone you like the gift of a book this holiday Season, If so, one of the most beautiful, moving books this Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa season is JoAnn Fastoff’s  Two Years of Heaven.   Laced with 24 unbelievably moving stories of rekindled happiness, coupled with beautiful photos, this is the book to give…and receive.” Click […]


Barley & Brass Restaurant and Bar: Move Over Old Fashion There is a New Fashion in Town!

Mac and Joe Boumaroun (25 Degrees Chicago) gives you another reason to head to Wicker Park. Their newest venture is called Barley and Brass. Barley & Brass is a new restaurant and bar located at Damen & Division in the heart of Wicker Park. They will serve a globally inspired menu of eclectic bar food divided into […]


Pork Chop Hyde Park, the only thing worth trying is the Hippie Burger.

We decided to try this place with a couple of dear friends just returning from their honeymoon in Italy. We walked into the door listening to a very nice melody of live music. There wasn’t a wait and we had our choice of tables. The hostess was pleasant and very accommodating. We received the menus […]


City still mobbed with gangster cliches By Rick Kogan WGN

Rick KoganSidewalks2:11 p.m. CDT, July 10, 2014 The bus idled in front of the so-called rock ‘n’ roll McDonald’s across Clark Street from the Rainforest Cafe, and the tourists climbed aboard. You assumed they were tourists, because who else would be spending two hours of a splendid, sunny weekday afternoon riding around the city and seeking […]