Friday, February 29, 2008
Friday, February 08, 2008
3471 N. Elston, Chicago, IL 60618
Sunday, March 2, 3:30PM
The author will be on hand to autograph copies of On the Job as well as some of the CPD officers he features in the book. This is a family-friendly event beginning in the afternoon at 3:30 p.m. and continuing through the evening's live Irish music at 5:30 p.m. Appetizers; cash bar.
From the book release party, pictured from left to right:
On the Job author Daniel P. Smith, retired CPD Tom Farrell, Art Hannus, CPD Officer Bobby Smith, retired CPD Bill Jaconetti, CPD Detective John Folino, retired Elmwood Park officer John Folino Jr., and CPD Officer Dave Kumiega
Wednesday, February 06, 2008
The seminars are presented by individuals and organizations including the Underwater Archaeological Society, US Coast Guard Auxiliary, National Weather Service, International Shipmasters Association, Chicago Maritime Society, Friends of the Chicago River, John G. Shedd Aquarium, Michigan Maritime Museum, and others from the maritime community of Chicago, the Great Lakes, and the World.
The performers are among the best in the World and have hailed from all across the United States as well as England, France, Scotland, Canada, and the Netherlands.
Activities for kids have included model boat building, lakeside biology, knot tying, seeking maritime careers, and "How to Become a Shipwreck Detective".
Monday, February 04, 2008
Faux Gras Warning from Paczki Princess
While others are throwing around beads and downing fruity rum punches the day before Ash Wednesday, my friend Mary’s associates gather for her biannual paczki (POONCH-key) party. Guests sit around and eat from a tray of assorted cream, chocolate, cheese, and fruit-filled donuts; if you are so unfortunate as to select the sole prune pastry, you win the booby prize. This tradition has unwittingly made her a de facto expert on the
LCP author Ted Okuda, an avowed fan of Hot Dougs (3324 N. California) has alerted us to another reason to head to that shrine of encased meats:
Friday, February 01, 2008
Want to see you more,
Want to hear what’s on your mind,
Want to enjoy our new central location and have a drink once in a while…
Lake Claremont Press is introducing our standing cocktail hour starting, uh, TONIGHT, Friday, February 1, in the blizzard:
First Fridays for Family, Friends, and Fans
901 W. Jackson
First Friday of every month 5:30–7 p.m.
No need to RSVP.
Grab a drink at the bar and join us in the corner at the back of the room.
Open to past, present, and future employees, authors, freelancers, customers, friends, and your cohorts. Please help spread the word.
Parking: Some street parking available, but don’t count on it.
CTA: About 2 blocks from any of the Blue Line’s UIC-Halsted exits.
If you’d like to talk to one of us about something, consider dropping us an email in advance to “schedule” a 5–10 minute chat.
lisa, all things production and scheduling, email@example.com
Elizabeth, events, marketing, publicity, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sharon, book pitches, sales ideas, everything else, email@example.com
Hope to see you soon, if not tonight:
June 6 (Printers Row Book Fair Eve)
UPDATE: Here's a photo from our first F6 night. Chicago literati aplenty. Hope to see you on Friday, March 7.