Chicago, Illinois: When I think of Chicago I think of a city in the Gilded Age. A time of growth, invention, and progress. A city of innovation and tycoons of industry. The first skyscraper, electricity, and the World’s Fair. I walked through Chicago’s Motor Row district. A historic relic of that bygone era, Motor Row… [Read More]
Sound the Alarm! Delicious Quirky Beer at Alarmist Brewing Company
Chicago, Illinois: “Phobophobia-(n.)-The fear of fear itself; the fear of developing a phobia.” I read the definition of the strange neurosis not from a dictionary or the most current DSM-IV but from the back of a beer can. All the brews at Alarmist Brewing Company held this similar theme. Celebrating the quirks of the human… [Read More]
Living the Lake High Life: Checking Out Crafted Brews at Lake Effect Brewing Co.
Chicago, Illinois: I drove along Lake Shore Drive. Looking out to the east the sun sent beams of light down onto the surface of Lake Michigan. Bright white shimmers glistened off ripples in the water. I felt a gentle breeze through the open window as cool winds rolled westward off the lake. Following the wind… [Read More]