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Bowling’s Biggest Fan

Maybe this has happened to you. You’re flipping through TV channels on a Friday night. You get to the no-man’s-land of low-budget cable: C-SPAN, HSN, C-SPAN2. Then you hit Channel 25, and here’s what you see: In the middle of a bowling alley there’s this boundlessly upbeat sixtysomething man looking directly at the camera, speaking […]

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Take Him to the River

Dear Reader: In the June 27 issue there was an item on Joe Royer [Calendar] that mentioned something about Mr. Royer viewing the Calumet River near 49th and the Stevenson Expressway, as well as an adjacent power plant. The Calumet River is located on Chicago’s east side, approximately ten miles from the site in question. […]