Articles by Barbara Keer
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"
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"
The lure of NY "all dressed up" and the long President?s Day weekend was too much to resist...
The InterContinental Hotel Chicago was our perfect "staycation" destination
One wonderful night at the newly renovated Ritz-Carlton Chicago, a Four Seasons Hotel, was refreshing and renewing
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 Wine Country offers a "Manager's Special" so special, we had to take advantage of it - and we are so glad we did
The Embassy Suites Hotel Detroit-Southfield is well located and offers comfort to business and leisure travelers
The Hotel Monaco San Francisco is a wonderful place to stay
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 by Marriott proved to be a perfect place for our retreat
Experience Lazy Cloud and leave refreshed and reconnected
"Shutters at the Beach" is a wonderful place to celebrate Hannukah and a 92nd birthday.
Susie Fine, who is developmentally disabled visits Chicago's Field Museum exhibit of "Pompeii: Stories from an Eruption".
"Rumi" restaurant with rustic American and Mediterranean flavors is a "hidden gem" in San Carlos
Smuin Ballet is a new experience, unlike other companies I have seen, a unique blend of dance
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
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
There's a feeling of spring watching Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado", a must see new production at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Graham Greene's "Travels With My Aunt" is a brilliant production, captivating and original
In Hubbard Street Dance Chicago 2010 Winter Series there is something for everyone
I was inspired to visit Healthy Green Goods in Evanston after I heard a panel discussion about toxic environments at the Wilmette Public Library
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
"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
Don't miss the comprehensive and compelling "Climate Change" exhibition at the Field Museum, Chicago closing November 28
In this play that is told simply, there is a powerful message about the evil of bullying
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
Traveling in Greece, our last stop was Santorini. It was heavenly, like enjoying a dessert
"She Love Me" is reputed to be the perfect musical and it is most perfectly suited to the Writer's Theatre
We could not be in Gurnee for the opening of the new Himalayan Restaurant so we tried the "old" restaurant in Niles