Renegade Craft Fair Followed by Ramen

If you missed the Renegade Craft Fair when it was here in December 2017, you’re in luck, this touring curated craft fair is coming back to Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood the weekend of May 12 – […]

Summer Highlights in the Chicago Suburbs

Summer time in Chicago, that small window of time between June and August, is crammed with outdoor activity options; festivals, concerts, rooftop parties, ball games, the list goes on. It comes suddenly here. Spring is […]

Two Brothers in Two Days – Part II

For the first time in months, on this particular Saturday, we didn’t have any obligations. I was done with school for the semester, My JD didn’t have to work, and it was a gorgeous day. […]

Two Brothers in Two Days – Part I

A few weeks ago we went to the last concert of the season of the Chicago Sinfonietta, whose main performance venue is Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville. Earlier that day, it was a Friday; I […]

The Naperville Winter Ale Festival

A few weekends ago, I decided that after years of sitting in a pile, our beer stickers needed to be put on the spare freezer.  The stickers are mainly from craft breweries; places with names […]