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Harry Carey and Eiffel Tower

Harry Carey and Eiffel Tower

I was cruising through some of my old Flickr photos and I’m still really digging this one of the Harry Carey Wrigley Field statue holding the Eiffel Tower. from the Flickr description: tourists like to do that pose where they stand blocks away from a world-famous monument and squeeze it between their fingers. Here the […]

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big cubs sale

big cubs sale

The Chicago Cubs are in 5th place. They’re 14 games below .500 (46-60). So where’s the silver lining in all this? SALES! Kohl’s is selling Cubs apparel for 60-80% off! Jerseys with current players names are 80% off and everything else is 60% off. I scored an Andre Dawson t-shirt for $10 (retail $25). It’s […]

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lego exhibit

If you happen to be in Washington DC before September 5, 2011, then think about heading over to the National Building Museum to check out the show, “LEGO Architecture: Towering Ambition“. And you can buy sets by the designer(s) featured at the show at the LEGO Architecture site. I’d include a photo of lego structures, […]

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Google Map Chicago

Google Map Chicago

Head over to Google Maps and do a search for “Chicago“. That’s all. Just put in the word “Chicago“. The Google map ticker is placed at Fingerhut Bakery just west of Cermak and Halsted and within spitting distance of I-90/94. They’ve been around since 1895. From Fingerhut’s website: Proud supplier of the finest baked goods […]

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Waldo is in Chicago!

Waldo is in Chicago!

It’s time to tweak your Fourth of July plans, for Waldo will be wandering downtown Chicago this Sunday afternoon! That’s right. Get the chance to meet Waldo from the famed “Where’s Waldo” book series. “Where? How?” You might ask. Ah, you’ll have to find him. It’s a “Where’s Waldo” book come to life and you’ll […]

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the True Chicago Hot Dog

the True Chicago Hot Dog

What’s a True Chicago Hot Dog? Forget the mustard, onion, sweet pickle relish, dill pickle, tomato, sea salt and pickled sport peppers. The True Chicago Hot Dog’s toppings are meat, more meat, and at least one cheese. After all, Chicago was the meat packing capital of the world. It is still debatable if the cheese […]

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atoyot wrigley sign

atoyot wrigley sign

The giant Toyota advertisement is now a fixture of Wrigley Field. The intent to build this ad was announced back in March and I blogged how it would look like a giant alien invading the park. Yes, the ad will look strange from inside the park, and it will also look very strange from the […]

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