February 8, 2012 |
I wouldn't call Lincoln Park diverse. Chances are if you live in Lincoln Park you are a yuppie, a well-to-do married couple, a college student, a baby or a fancy dog. I live in Lincoln Park, and I'm not a baby. On the contrary, my yuppie status has allowed me to get into community issues, and I've taken the following stances: pro-nightlife, pro-shopping and pro-puppies. OK, so maybe I haven't gotten into the issues as much as the next gal with Tory Burch flats, but one issue has recently come to my attention, thanks to the middle-aged friends I found hanging around outside my apartment trying...
December 5, 2012 |
Are you jonesing for hockey but - thanks to the NHL lockout - can't get your Blackhawks fix? Maybe you're also a dog lover looking to adopt a new furry friend. Or you want to propose to your girlfriend in an offbeat way. Or maybe you like loud music, sports memorabilia and charity fundraisers. If the Chicago Wolves, the area's AHL hockey team, still haven't caught you, they have one last-ditch-but-admittedly-impressive piece of bait to throw in the water: fire. Yes, fire.
March 6, 2012 |
The latest Season 2 trailer for "Game of Thrones" gives us a peek at Jaime Lannister, who is locked up as a prisoner of the his enemies the Starks. When I suggested to Nikolaj Coster-Waldau that his character is absent for most of George R.R. Martin's "A Clash of Kings," Book 2 of the series upon which the HBO show is based, he wouldn't reveal if the show's creators, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, have found a way to give us as much of the reviled Kingslayer in Season 2 as we saw in Season 1. "I will be...