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Franklin Park Firehouse #2 Open House

Franklin Park Firehouse #2 Open House

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

On October 13, 2018 I  attended Franklin Park’s Firehouse #2 for it’s open house.  All sorts of safety vehicles were on display and there were activities for the children.  A few informational tables were set up and lite refreshments were being served up by Franklin Park’s Firemen.  Here are some photos from the event.

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Triton’s Fall Family Fun Fest 2018

Triton’s Fall Family Fun Fest 2018

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

On September 29. 2018 with camera in hand I paid a visit to Triton College in River Grove, IL to take a few photos at Triton’s Fall Family Fun Fest.   There were many activities at this annual event such as face painting, mask making, jumbo ring toss, a bucket toss, a youth obstacle course […]

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Norm The T-Rex at Eisenhower Library in Harwood Heights

Norm The T-Rex at Eisenhower Library in Harwood Heights

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

On one of my photo shoots for People and Places Newspaper I visited the  Eisenhower Public Library in Harwood Heights to take a few photos of  Norm the T-Rex a dinosaur skull on loan from the Field Museum and sponsored by Fanny’s Café.  Norm was on exhibit at Eisenhower Library from September 26th through October […]

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R.I.P. Stan Lee

R.I.P. Stan Lee

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

I am a big fan of all the Marvel movies. I own all of them from Howard The Duck to Avengers Infinity War.  When I was  younger I  collected the Marvel comic books.  I’m even looking forward to seeing the new Marvel movies coming out in 2019 such as Captain Marvel, Avengers 4 and Spider-Man; […]

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Mike’s Tech Corner

Mike’s Tech Corner

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the October edition of People and Places Newspaper I discussed the Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for diabetics.  Here is a short video that I found on YouTube that explains it further.  I will soon be changing over to the new Dexcom G6 and I will discuss that new system in a future […]

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Mike’s Tech Corner

Mike’s Tech Corner

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

When I was at Wizard World Comic Book Convention at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont I was using my Canon T2i  and while using it my SD card stopped working.  Lucky for me I had my iPhone 6S and my iOgrapher case to finish up the job.  The lesson here is that when covering […]

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Wizard World at The Stephens Convention Center 2018

Wizard World at The Stephens Convention Center 2018

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

On August 26, 2018 I attended Wizard World Comic Book, Memorabilia, Toy and Fan Convention.  Many people were in attendance in costume and many  vendors were on hand selling comic books, toys and memorabilia.  Here are a few photos from the event.

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Schiller Park Pierogi Fun Fest

Schiller Park Pierogi Fun Fest

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

On August 25, 2018 Gift From The Heart Foundation and The Village of Schiller Park sponsored the annual Pierogi Fun Fest.  There was delicious Polish food, entertainment and various activities for the children.  Here are some photos from that event.  This coincides with the pictures featured in Around Town in the October issue of People […]

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Joliet Rocket Train Excursion with The Nickle Plate Steam Engine 2018

Joliet Rocket Train Excursion with The Nickle Plate Steam Engine 2018

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here are photographs from my train excursion aboard the Joliet Rocket featuring the Nickel Plate Road 765.

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Joliet Rocket Train Excursion 2018

Joliet Rocket Train Excursion 2018

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

To coincide with the October issue of People and Places Newspaper here is a short video that I created of The Joliet Rocket with the Nickle Plate Road steam  engine pulling the train cars.  We were at LaSalle Street Station for a two hour lay over where we served cocktails and a chicken dinner with […]

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