Thursday, June 23, 2011
Monday, February 14, 2011
Former White House Chief of Staff and candidate for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel addresses the crowd gathered at the gazebo in Welles Park while 47th Ward Alderman candidate Tom O'Donnell looks on.
Rahm empahasizes a point during his speech.
A local voter questions the Mayoral candidate on his stance regarding teachers.
The candidate enters the Welles Park fieldhouse to greet early voters.
Rahm speaks with a voter.
Rahm shakes the hand of a supporter at the early voting polls in the Welles Park fieldhouse.
The candidate speaks with a supporter while walking from the gazebo to the early voting polls in the fieldhouse.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
A man with a shovel crosses the street on Berteau avenue.
A car sits buried beneath the snow in Lincoln Square.
Neighbors pitch in to clear out an alley.
In classic Chicago fashion somebody claims their parking space by placing a chair in the area they shoveled.
A local man uses his ATV to plow.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Ald. Mike Zalewski of the 23rd ward highlights the improvements his administration has made during his tenure as Alderman during the Garfield Ridge Civic League Candidates Forum.
A loyal "Chuck Wagon" supporter holds a sign for candidate Charles "Chuck" Maida.
Alderman Mike Zalewski of the 23rd ward takes the time to speak with a member of the audience about his concerns over local issues.
After the forum, candidate and Chicago Police Officer Charles "Chuck" Maida speaks with a local resident regarding street crime in her neighborhood.
Anna Goral, a local real estate agent and a candidate running against the incumbent confers with a loyal supporter.
A voter questions Anna Goral's proposal to use her position as Alderman to help people apply for jobs. He claims it is in violation of the Shakman Decrees, a law that prohibits Illinois Officials from rewarding or punishing state employees based on their political motivations.
Alderman Mike Zalewski listens as Dick, a resident of Garfield Ridge, makes a positive comment regarding the Aldermans service to the ward throughout the last year.
A voter listens intently as the candidates highlight the points of their platforms and answer questions regarding local issues.
LtoR, Ald. Mike Zalewski of the 23rd ward, Chicago Police Officer Chuck Maida and Real Estate agent Anna Goral field questions during the forum.
A supporter applauds Anna Gorel's accusations that the incumbent is a professional political lobbyist.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
A pair of Atlantic Porgies on ice
Customers sort through a large bin of fresh sardines
Fresh Jumbo Red Snapper
An employee cleans and cuts a fish
Young grass carp
An employee re-stocks whole young catfish
Close-up of Octopus Tentacles
Isaacson and Stein Fish Company has been in business for over 80 years. They are the oldest fresh fish wholesaler in the city of Chicago. They have a long history in the fish business you can read about here. While everybody has their own secret spot to buy fish, Isaacson and Stein has a large and varied selection with good prices. During regular weeks they sell in the neighborhood of 70,000 lbs of fish a week and during the holidays they sell around 120,000 lbs a week. They import fresh fish from all over the world by air and will gut and clean your fish for you on premise. You can find them at 800 West Fulton Market in Chicago.
Friday, December 24, 2010
Santa regales the crowd with Christmas Carols during the Christmas party for seniors at Toyota Park sponsored by the Bridgeview Park District.
Dolores Weber of Bridgeview, celebrates Christmas in her finest holiday attire during the Christmas party for seniors at Toyota Park sponsored by the Bridgeview Park District.
A marketgoer at the Christkindlmarket really gets into the Christmas Spirit with some Candy Cane Cordouroys
Alice Erickson purchases a gift from the Hoffman Company German Wood art booth at the Christkindlmarket
Ornaments at the Christkindlmarket in Chicago at the Daley Center
An ice carving of an owl at the Zoolights event held at Lincoln Park Zoo
A skater at the Millenium Park Ice rink enjoys the cool breeze while cruising the ice
Jeri's Grill has a Santa, shhhhh.
An icecarver going to work with a chainsaw on a block of ice at the Zoolights event at Lincoln Park Zoo
Jose(R), a 6th grader at Bridgeview Elementary, plays JIngle Bells during the Christmas party for seniors at Toyota Park sponsored by the Bridgeview Park District.
A mother takes photos of her daughter on Santa's lap at the Zoolights event held at Lincoln Park Zoo
Christina, a resident of Lincoln Square enjoys the lights while walking through the Zoolights event at Lincoln Park Zoo.