The Grateful Dead played the last shows of their Fare Thee Well Reunion tour at Soldier Field this weekend. Friday’s show broke the previous attendance record set by U2 at Soldier Field. More than 70,000 deadheads were there. And WBEZ’s Monica Eng mingled among them pre-show to talk to fans about what keeps bringing them back.
The Chicago Bears won big against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field Sunday night.At halftime the Bears led 26 to 3, and the final score was equally comfortable: Bears 39, Vikings 10.Bears quarterback Jay Cutler threw for 267 yards and wide receiver Devin Hester ran back a 98-yard kickoff return
Heeeeeeey! It's better than tax time. It's tax idea time!! Tolls on Lake Shore? No. More income tax? Maybe. Suburban toll? Ludicrous. Hey, has anyone asked me and the tens of ten of readers of this blog? In the past, I've opened up the flood gates to come up with new tax ideas.
The Chicago Bears will have new grass to play on this Sunday, just in time for their game against Green Bay.Last season, the field drew complaints from both opposing teams and the Bears for being hard to play on and having ruts.