Tag Archives: Fireworks

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE! – Not the TV show or the sport!?

On Sunday evening October 8th 1871, just after 9:00pm, a fire broke out in the barn behind the home of Patrick & Catherine O’Leary at number 13 DeKoven Street, Chicago, IL 60607 THIS SATURDAY THE 4th OCTOBER is the big night for the Great Chicago Fire Festival, an event that plans to take over the Chicago riverfront with […]

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Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day Weekend, and a longing for a summer full of fests, rooftops, parades, outdoor concerts, biking and beach days. So much is happening this weekend that it’s a bit mind-boggling, here is a blog outlining some of the events taking place, but please take a moment to remember the reason for the holiday and […]

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