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  • Enjoy our new iPhone video tour of the forgotten corners of Comiskey and Wrigley Field

    Enjoy our new iPhone video tour of the forgotten corners of Comiskey and Wrigley Field

    Chicago baseball fans are traditionally loyal to either the Cubs or White Sox. It’s a classic North Side vs. South Side rivalry that has lasted more than a century. This year’s Crosstown series is just over a week away with the first game to be played at U.S. Cellular on Monday, July 25th. For the occasion we have created a Crosstown Classics tour with Vamonde. To view the tour: 1. On your iPhone, install Vamonde through the App Store (it’s free). … Continue reading

  • Happy 175th Birthday, Chicago!

    Happy 175th Birthday, Chicago!

    Chicago is celebrating the 175th anniversary of its incorporation. Nobody personified Chicago better than Richard J. Daley.  This 1986 special, produced for the 10th anniversary of his death, reveals the life and times of the man who was synonymous with Chicago for 21 years. You can also watch the full special at Media Burn.

  • [Chicago Slices raw: City Hall]

    Shots of a Chicago City Council meeting. Seen on the tape are Ed Burke, Dick Mell, William Beavers, Dorothy Tillman, and Mayor Richard M. Daley. Also, Mayor Daley calls the Mayor of Phoenix for a bet on who will win the NBA Championship games: Chicago Bulls or Phoenix Suns. Continue reading

  • I Remember Mayor Daley…

    I Remember Mayor Daley…

    Excerpt from the three-hour documentary, Daley, about Richard J. Daley, the 48th Mayor of Chicago. Various prominent Chicago politicians and family members speak of Daley’s character, work ethic, and powerful influence during his reign as Mayor of Chicago from 1955 to 1976. Harold Washington, Jane Byrne, Michael Bilandic, various members of the Daley family, John Hoellen, Irv Kupcinet, Bill Singer, and Leon Despres are all included in this video. Continue reading