Results tagged with 'chicago'
Published Dec. 19, 2019
There are still a few historic downtown department stores that transport us back to an era when such shops ruled retail in American cities. One of them is the State Street Macy's in Chicago, whose roots go so deep that years after its rebranding, the bronze signs out front still say Marshall Field.
Published Dec. 12, 2019
Seven times a day, the Amtrak Hiawatha departs from Milwaukee to Chicago. By the time the railcars reach Illinois, dozens of Wisconsinites - most from the Milwaukee area - have already settled in for their 89-minute commute to work. And sometimes, on the way back, they party.
Published Nov. 12, 2019
You can once again toast the holiday season in classic Brew City style because Miller has again brought back its limited-edition Miller High Life lager in Champagne-style bottles.
Published Nov. 8, 2019
Milwaukee has always fit into the larger comedy scene in myriad ways: with talented comics and compassionate audiences.
Published Nov. 7, 2019
So often when I travel, I go in search of the new and different. But, sometimes, it's also nice to check in on some old friends. That's what I did last time I went to Chicago for a weekend getaway.
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Thursday July 3rd, 2014 – Rosemont, IL Whenever I’m stupid enough to think I have anything figured out is exactly the time I find out I don’t. I’ve been harping on and on of late about how dead 4th of July week is in comedy clubs, and then I show up at Zani...
Friday April 25th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL After all of the painstaking effort I have put in over a lifetime feverishly attempting to create an identity that is moderately recognizable to the largest amount of people possible, it’s laughable at how tiny a number that tu...
Tuesday March 4th, 2014 – Chicago, IL Once again I was called in for short term bullpen duty by Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago, and once again I answered the call. For whatever reason, they needed me to fill in for tonight only so that’s what I did. I always enjoy the c...
Monday December 30th, 2013 – Tucson, AZ Life is just full of pleasant surprises these days, and I’m not complaining. Today I had another one come out of nowhere, and again it absolutely blew me away. Whatever cosmic slot machine I have been playing of late is paying of...
Sunday December 8th, 2013 – Island Lake, IL When I started doing comedy in Milwaukee, all I wanted was to be the best comedian in town. I thought if I could achieve that, everything else would take care of itself. I’d eventually achieve my goal after several years of s...
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