This third installment in my series about exclusive social clubs focuses on specialty clubs. These are groups for people of particular interests, rather than the general interest in rubbing shoulders with wealthy and powerful individuals.
Grace Kelly was born in Philadelphia on November 12th, 1929. She grew up in a wealthy family and her father was an Olympic gold medal winner and successful businessman. She was immediately attracted to acting, as she spent most of her childhood studying the skill and participating in local plays. …
To the casual passerby, Palmer Floral Shop, located at 1926 S. Mannheim Road in Westchester, IL, appears on the outside to be just like any other store you might drive by and hardly notice. However on the inside, you will make a wonderful discovery: a unique place, blending all of …
So what’s it like to walk through an automotive wonderland? It’s kind of hard to explain, but the gateway to auto heaven is at 3111 N. Knox St.
Gia Carangi was the first and most famous super-model of all time. Born in Philadelphia, she spent most of her childhood consumed by chaos and instability. Her parent’s divorce led to a strained relationship with her mother, and the beginning of a long struggle with substance abuse. In Philly, she …
Bette Davis played many roles, making appearance in over 100 films. She was fearless in taking a wide range of roles that were sometimes devious and unsympathetic, something that many other leading ladies of this time refused to do.
Wealth and power are notoriously seductive. Perhaps that is why the mystique surrounding exclusive social clubs, the traditional hideouts and playgrounds of rich and powerful, is so strong
Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortensen in Los Angeles on June 1st, 1926.
A cautionary tale about the pitfalls of bureaucratic incompetence played out in Ireland over the last several days. American country music star Garth Brooks
Chicago’s literary society wonderfully turned out for the Chicago premier of acclaimed Streeterville novelist Richard Rose’s new murder mystery “The Lazarus Conspiracies.”