Category Archives: Sports

Olympic Kick-Off: 2012 is GREAT Britain

An invitation to watch the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics at the home of the UK Consul General Robert Chatterton Dickson and his wife Teresa Albor was quite possibly the most exciting invitation to ever cross my desk. In that … Continue reading

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Big Ten Football Invades Chicago

In the midst of a glorious summer, autumn is descending on Chicago. The Big Ten Conference will host the 41st Annual Big Ten Football Kickoff Luncheon at McCormick Place on Friday, July 27.

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Chicago Fire Host Aston Villa FC on July 21

For the second consecutive summer, the Chicago Fire will play host to one of the most recognized football clubs in Europe when Aston Villa FC visit Toyota Park. The international friendly is scheduled for Saturday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m. CT.

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Wrigley Field Hosting International Soccer Match

On July 22, Wrigley Field will host a soccer game for the first time since 1984. The Chicago Cubs are proud to host Italy’s AS Roma and Poland’s Zaglebie Lubin in an international match being referred to as the “Friendly at … Continue reading

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America’s Best Gymnasts Coming To Chicago

At the end of May, the best female gymnasts in the country will be in Chicago for the Secret U.S. Classic at the UIC Pavilion.

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Biking Chicago! A Green Revolution!

Last summer, I finally did it: on a sleepy Sunday afternoon I brought my pink Schwinn 3-speed in for a tune up and a toddler seat installation. Before that day, my poor bike had been collecting dust in the basement … Continue reading

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Chicago Golf Season Ready To Tee Off

The spring weather couldn’t come too early for some golfers to be ready for the season, but courses all over the Chicago area are now buzzing with life. It’s time to get out and play some golf, and Chicago offers some … Continue reading

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