Frampton Comes Alive One More Time in Chicago

Sunday night, fans flocked to Northerly Island to witness a moment of music history. Peter Frampton rocked the lakefront with his farewell tour. Frampton – along with opening act Jason Bonham and the Led Zeppelin Experience – could not have picked a more beautiful night to fill the air with songs that the crowd knew…

Mokena Historian Discusses the Art of Writing

Virginia Woolf once said, “Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.” This is true of author Matt Galik, a lifetime Mokena resident whose home base has become more than a residence. Galik has become in expert in Mokena’s history, making a…

Fremont is the Ultimate Brunch Experience

If there’s one thing us millennials agree on, it’s our love of brunch. Now, I dig brunch as much as the next guy, but the concept was taken to a whole new level one Saturday morning when I went to Fremont in River North. A group of us gathered for my best friend’s birthday, and…

Luke Spiller “Struts” in Freddie Mercury-Style

The following post is courtesy of Tidbit guest writer, Alex Matkovic! ———– It was the summer of 2016 when I stumbled out of the Bottom Lounge in Chicago at 1:30am after what was undoubtedly the most memorable concert experience of my life thus far. I was helping a friend of mine move down to Texas…

Chicago Band, Voluntary Madness, Shares The Method Behind the Madness

The Tidbit is always proud to showcase up and coming artists, and we’re so excited to introduce our next interviewee: Voluntary Madness. The local Chicago band is making waves via streaming, and members Alex, Dana, and Nathan, join us to discuss the band’s history and future. The Tidbit: How long have you been together as…

Remembering Alan Thicke 3 Years Later

Anyone who knows me, knows that I love Alan Thicke. For years, he has been one of my favorite actors. This dates back to when I was around 6 or 7 and discovered “Growing Pains” reruns on ABC Family. Since then, I’ve become enamored with his career; mainly his comedic impact on the entertainment industry….

‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Pops Up in Chicago, 60654

Even though Chicago’s been hit with consistent 50 degree weather, Friday felt like a hot Los Angeles night. Ironside Bar & Galley in River North is hosting one of the latest pop-ups: Peach Pit After Dark. For those of you who may not know, the Peach Pit was the major diner hang on the hit…

Tidbits of Chicago Ghost Stories

   Ghostly Chicago Paranormal and ghostly activity, and the stories and myths that come with it, is something that goes back as far as anyone can remember. Folklore, film, and art having to deal with the horror genre all exist due to the fact that paranormal activity is something that is very real and appreciated…

Gallery To Showcase Art of Bachelors Grove

The Vogt Visual Arts Center in Tinley Park will be showcasing a collection of impressions based off of the long-alleged haunting grounds of Bachelors Grove Cemetery in Midlothian, Illinois. I am thrilled to share that some of my photography of Bachelors Grove will be on display in the gallery throughout the month of October. Learn…