Haverly’s Theatre, where Arrien Peters fell off the roof. Photo source.
On May 24, 1879, several employees of Haverly’s Theatre, at the corner of Dearborn & Monroe, were playing outside with a ball. The ball in question was tossed up on the roof of the theatre, where it remained,…
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Scavenging in a Back of the Yards garbage dump. Photo from Calumet 412. Source.
On May 2, 1908, all was quiet in the sparsely populated neighborhood around Iron & 39th (Pershing) streets. At the Chicago Reduction Company, at 6:15, an explosion wreaked havoc on the neighborhood. A…
If you didn’t know yet, I’ve started a blog for October called Dead In Chicago, where every day I am posting weird/macabre horror stories from Chicago’s past.
Check out today’s post where BURNING FIRE RAINED FROM THE SKY.
Weirdest rehearsal photo yet- practicing tonight with Jackie & band for the @xoewise show at Midsommarfest tomorrow. Come see us at 11!
Last night I learned how to do a set split at @tsnychicago !
Check out this lovely photo of my gig this weekend with @xoewise in Wisconsin! (Photo by Jeff Scott)
Mausoleum of Ira Couch, mid 1800s Chicago businessman. This is last official grave left in Lincoln Park from when it was a cemetery. Construction will often still dig up unknown graves, however.