How a Photo Became A Racing Icon

By David G. Firestone Recently, Paul Lukas covered the history of league logos in sports. 1969 was a banner year for logos.That same year, The MLB silhouette logo came into being.  The other logo is interesting as well. It is the NBA logo. It is based on a photo of Jerry West and was introduced […]

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The End of An Era in Evanston

By David G. Firestone We all have at least one place that we always remember fondly from our childhood. It could be a restaurant, a park, the home of a close friend, or family member, or a park. We all have at least one, probably many. It is always sad when one of these places […]

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A Day At The Races

By David G. Firestone Every summer, I make a pilgrimage to two places, Jim’s Original and The O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet. This last week, I did both. Jim’s Original is still good, and the Route 66 Nationals are always fun. This year, I went on Saturday and […]

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