Talks & Tours
2017 07/09 Guided fountain tour by bike

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Sun. July 9, 9:30 am - about noon. This free guided bike tour is offered through the Chicago Cycling Club and it’s open to members and nonmembers. For more info, visit the club’s website here. It will include about 12 miles of biking at an easy pace.

Posted by Greg Borzo on 06/07 at 11:14 AM

2017 07/13 PowerPoint presentation at The Book Cellar

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Thurs., July 13, 2017, 7 pm at The Book Cellar, one of Chicago’s best independent bookstores. Free and open to the public. Check out the plaza fountain in front of the store, while you’re there. The program will be lavishly illustrated with Chicago fountain images and end with a free raffle ($50 Book Cellar gift certificate, framed photo from the book, Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains, and other items).

Posted by Greg Borzo on 06/07 at 02:26 PM

2017 07/16: “Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains”— Book talk

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Book talk & signing. Join us!!

Sun., July 16, 2017, at 2:00 pm. Free and open to the public. For more info, call 312-636-8968.

Get into the flow! Join us for this festive event. Come find out why Chicago’s overlooked fountains should be discovered, appreciated and celebrated.

A signed copy of “Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains” from one of the best independent bookstores in Chicagoland would make a great gift—to yourself and your friends.

 

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

2017 07/26 Walking tour of Chicago’s fabulous fountains

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Wed., July 26, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. This guided tour will visit some of Chicago’s most compelling fountains. It’s offered through the Chicago History Museum and includes about 5 miles of walking. It starts at the fountain In Printers Row at 700 S. Dearborn and ends in Grant Park. For more info, visit the museum’s website.

Posted by Greg Borzo on 07/03 at 02:47 PM

2017 08/13 Guided Fountain Tour by Bike

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Sun., Aug. 13, 9 am - noon. This guided tour will visit some of Chicago’s most compelling fountains. It’s offered through the Chicago History Museum and includes about 15 miles of biking, starting in Lincoln Park and ending in Streeterville. For more info, visit the museum’s website by clicking here.

Posted by Greg Borzo on 06/07 at 11:00 AM

2017 09/21 The “L” — Chicago’s Biggest “Mover & Shaker” Hits 125 years

Thurs, Sept. 21, 2017, 7:00 pm  Free and open to the public. Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Ave., Chicago. For more information, call 312-636-8968.

The world-famous Chicago “L” has been running 24/7 for 125 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 would make a great gift!

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