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Sample and learn: Whiskey classes Feb. 3, 10, 17 at Irish American Heritage Center

Sample and learn: Whiskey classes Feb. 3, 10, 17 at Irish American Heritage Center

It’s been 47 years since February made Don McLean quiver, which makes me feel really “vintage,” as one radio station describes the ancient music it plays. I was thinking about getting a Chevy, but a new Silverado runs $35,000 and the river by my house has no levee. Though I know people moving to Nashville,… Continue Reading

3rd Annual IRISH AMERICAN MOVIE HOOLEY SEEKS 3rd FILM FOR FEST

When a party gets rowdy, the Irish call it a “hooley.” Barbara Scharres, program director of The Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, and Irish American radio personality Mike Houlihan announced two of their three selections for their third annual “Irish American Movie Hooley” at the Siskel Film Center September 29, 30th and October 1st… Continue Reading