Archive for March, 2010

1903 – The Lone Star Saloon and Palm Garden

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

We know a bit about Chicago history here at the Huntington home because we've always found it uniquely fascinating given its notorious, often dark, reputation which sees elements persisting even to this day. Probably to the chagrin of it's political and business leaders, it's still known as a gangster town.  One where Al Capone, corruption and [...]

1932 – Last Chance For Special Free Treatment

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

I stopped for breakfast at one of the local diners the other morning, something I do every once in awhile just to stay in touch with some area friends.  Having little interest or trust in, so-called, healthy dieting, I usually start with a half dozen eggs, sunnyside up; 12 strips of bacon; triple order of [...]