Articles by Barbara Keer

Art Wear Unlimited Preview – Promising a Great Tenth Year

Art Wear Unlimited Preview – Promising a Great Tenth Year Head to Highland Park, Illinois on May 27th for Art wear unlimited where you will find unique and original clothing, jewelry, accessories and special Mother's Day and graduation gifts

Wood Street Farm Review - Growing Home Grows Food and People

Wood Street  Farm Review - Growing Home Grows Food and People Growing Home is an example of some of the best in Chicago, people working together to make lives better

Being 62 – A Demographic No-Woman’s Land

Being 62 – A  Demographic No-Woman’s Land At 62, I seem to have fallen into a demographic no-woman’s land

Concannon Vineyards Review – One Hundred and Twenty Eight Consecutive Harvests

Concannon Vineyards Review – One Hundred and Twenty Eight Consecutive Harvests A visit to the Concannon Vineyard yielded great wine tasting, fascinating stories and the chance to see a winery that is "preserving the past and embracing the future"

A Life in the Theatre Review – Captivating, Poignant and Humorous

A Life in the Theatre Review – Captivating, Poignant and Humorous With humor that had many bent over with laughter and pathos that brought one nearly to tears, in just over an hour, many of life’s lessons were powerfully revealed in this production of "A Life in the Theatre"

It's A Wrap

It's A Wrap The lure of NY "all dressed up" and the long President?s Day weekend was too much to resist...

InterContinental Hotel Chicago Review - Our "Staycation" Destination

InterContinental Hotel Chicago Review - Our "Staycation" Destination The InterContinental Hotel Chicago was our perfect "staycation" destination

The Ritz-Carlton Chicago Review – Who Could Ask for Anything More?

The Ritz-Carlton Chicago Review – Who Could Ask for Anything More? One wonderful night at the newly renovated Ritz-Carlton Chicago, a Four Seasons Hotel, was refreshing and renewing

Megabus.com Review - A Great New Way to Travel

Megabus.com Review - A Great New Way to Travel When I heard about Megabus.com, it sounded like a great way to travel to my family in Detroit, and I am delighted to say it was

Hawthorn Suites Livermore Review - A Special "Manager's Special"

Hawthorn Suites Livermore Review - A Special "Manager's Special" Hawthorn Suites Livermore Wine Country offers a "Manager's Special" so special, we had to take advantage of it - and we are so glad we did

Embassy Suites Hotel Detroit Southfield Review - Centrally Located, It Fills Many Needs

Embassy Suites Hotel Detroit Southfield Review - Centrally Located, It Fills Many Needs The Embassy Suites Hotel Detroit-Southfield is well located and offers comfort to business and leisure travelers

Hotel Monaco San Francisco Review - San Francisco's Best

Hotel Monaco San Francisco Review - San Francisco's Best The Hotel Monaco San Francisco is a wonderful place to stay

The Palmer House Hilton Review - The Grande Dame of Chicago Hotels

The Palmer House Hilton Review - The Grande Dame of Chicago Hotels The Palmer House Hilton is the longest continually operated hotel in North America. Located in the heart of Chicago, one can easily walk to many tourist destinations

SpringHill Suites Southfield Detroit Review - Great for Business or Pleasure

SpringHill Suites Southfield Detroit Review - Great for Business or Pleasure SpringHill Suites Southfield Detroit by Marriott proved to be a perfect place for our retreat

Lazy Cloud Inn and Bed & Breakfast Review

Lazy Cloud Inn and Bed & Breakfast Review Experience Lazy Cloud and leave refreshed and reconnected

Shutters at the Beach Celebrates its First Hannukah

Shutters at the Beach Celebrates its First Hannukah "Shutters at the Beach" is a wonderful place to celebrate Hannukah and a 92nd birthday.

Chicago's Field Museum - A Visit with Susie

Chicago's Field Museum - A Visit with Susie Susie Fine, who is developmentally disabled visits Chicago's Field Museum exhibit of "Pompeii: Stories from an Eruption".

Rumi Review – A San Francisco Restaurant You Should Know

Rumi Review – A San Francisco Restaurant You Should Know "Rumi" restaurant with rustic American and Mediterranean flavors is a "hidden gem" in San Carlos

Smuin Balllet Review – A New Experience

Smuin Balllet Review – A New Experience Smuin Ballet is a new experience, unlike other companies I have seen, a unique blend of dance

La Fanciulla del West Review – Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Great Golden Adventure

La Fanciulla del West Review – Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Great Golden Adventure The chance to see Puccini's "La Fanciulla del West", at the Lyric Opera of Chicago celebrating it 100th year is an opportunity not to be missed

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Review – A Riveting Performance at Steppenwolf

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Review – A Riveting Performance at Steppenwolf Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" is a masterful production with amazing performances by Tracy Letts along with Amy Morton, Carrie Coon and Madison Dirks

The Mikado at Lyric Opera of Chicago Review – Like Flowers that Bloom in the Spring

The Mikado at Lyric Opera of Chicago Review – Like Flowers that Bloom in the Spring There's a feeling of spring watching Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado", a must see new production at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Travels With My Aunt Review – Brilliant!

Travels With My Aunt Review – Brilliant! Graham Greene's "Travels With My Aunt" is a brilliant production, captivating and original

Winter Series 2010 Review - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Offering

Winter Series 2010 Review - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Offering In Hubbard Street Dance Chicago 2010 Winter Series there is something for everyone

Healthy Green Goods Review – Toxic-Free, Eco-Friendly Products

Healthy Green Goods Review – Toxic-Free, Eco-Friendly Products I was inspired to visit Healthy Green Goods in Evanston after I heard a panel discussion about toxic environments at the Wilmette Public Library

The Great Smoky Mountains Review – A Joy to Behold

The Great Smoky Mountains Review – A Joy to Behold What an amazing gift is Great Smoky Mountains National Park to our country and how impressive was the wisdom and sacrifice of the early settlers to this area

Lyric Opera of Chicago, A Masked Ball Review – Verdi’s Opera of Love, Betrayal and Murder

Lyric Opera of Chicago, A Masked Ball Review – Verdi’s Opera of Love, Betrayal and Murder "A Masked Ball", Guiseppe Verdi's opera that tells of love, betrayal and murder is inspired by an historical event that took place in 1792 when a Swedish count shot the king of Sweden. The Lyric Opera of Chicago's production is traditional, beautiful and powerful

Field Museum, Chicago “Climate Change” Review – Powerful and Important

Field Museum, Chicago “Climate Change” Review – Powerful and Important Don't miss the comprehensive and compelling "Climate Change" exhibition at the Field Museum, Chicago closing November 28

The Hundred Dresses Review – Two Views of a Wonderful Play

The Hundred Dresses Review – Two Views of a Wonderful Play In this play that is told simply, there is a powerful message about the evil of bullying

Marc Chagall’s America Windows Review – Welcome Back

Marc Chagall’s America Windows Review – Welcome Back There was excitement in the air as Marc Chagall's America Windows, often called the "Chagall Windows", were unveiled and welcomed back to the Art Institute of Chicago after a five year absence

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