Talks & Tours
2018 02/24 Celebrate Rapha’s new Chicago bike book

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2018 02/24 “City Cycling Chicago” book at Rapha
Join us Saturday, Feb. 24, for an open, public event to celebrate the release of “City Cycling Chicago,” a new book sponsored by Rapha.
Where? In the Clubhouse at Rapha’s elegant store at 1514 N. Milwaukee Avenue, 4:30 to 6:30 pm.

Join us at Rapha Chicago for an evening with the creators of “City Cycling Chicago,” a compact guide to exploring the Windy City by bike. Longtime cycling advocate and author Greg Borzo along with artist and illustrator Michael Valenti will lead a discussion followed by a Q&A session in the Clubhouse. RSVP for this free event at this site.

Posted by Greg Borzo on 02/22 at 09:04 PM

2018 1/27: “Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains”—Lively PowerPoint

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Fun, informative, lavishly illustrated PowerPoint presentation. Join us!!
“Go with the flow” and learn about the Windy City’s many artistic, historical and inspiring fountains.

Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, at 2:00 pm at the Edgewater Public Library, 6000 N. Broadway in Chicago. Program is sponsored by the very dynamic Edgewater Historical Society. Free and open to the public. For more info, call 312-636-8968.

Chicago is wet and wild! Program will feature an engaging PowerPoint highlighting Chicago’s typically overlooked fountains. Come find out why Chicago’s overlooked fountains should be discovered, appreciated and celebrated. Every attendee will receive a free map to help you discover Chicago’s most interesting fountains and explore the city through these beautiful, interesting, telling fountains. The program will end with a free raffle of books, photos and other cool items.

You will be surprised at the number and variety of fountains in Chicago. A signed copy of Borzo’s new book “Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains” would make a great gift—to you and your friends.

Posted by Greg Borzo on 04/26 at 03:21 PM

2018 3-18 The “L” — Chicago’s Biggest “Mover & Shaker”

Sun., March 18, 2018, 2:00 pm  Free and open to the public. Westchester Public Library,  10700 Canterbury St., Westchester, Ill.  For more information, call 312-636-8968.

The world-famous Chicago “L” has been running 24/7 for 126 years. See how it came to be and why it needs to be preserved. This rich historical PowerPoint presentation will be lavishly illustrated with more than 100 images. Also, it will feature a nod to major motion pictures that celebrate the “L.”
Mass transit never looked so good!

A signed copy of one of Borzo’s books about the fountains, cable cars, biking or the “L” would make a great gift for you or your friends!

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Posted by Greg Borzo on 02/27 at 05:34 PM