Snow-covered Amy

Snow-covered Amy

Kenosha County, Wisconsin — Amy getting covered with snow during a snowstorm at Petrifying Springs.

Sledding in a snowstorm

Sledding in a snowstorm

Kenosha County, Wisconsin — Sledders out on Petrifying Springs Golf Course during a snowstorm.

Reading Joseph Campbell

Reading Joseph Campbell

Kenosha, Wisconsin — Reading Joseph Campbell's The Masks of God: Creative Mythology at home on the sofa.

Sledding at Petrifying Springs (Rosebud!)

Sledding at Petrifying Springs (Rosebud!)

Kenosha County, Wisconsin — Sledding on Hole 17 of Petrifying Springs Golf Course. American film director, writer, actor, and producer Orson Welles, who directed Citizen Kane (1941), was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1915, but moved to Chicago four years later....

Lion dance drummer, Chicago Chinatown

Lion dance drummer, Chicago Chinatown

Chicago Chinatown — A drummer for a lion dance plays outside Hong Min Restaurant at 221 W Cermak Road following the Chinese New Year parade.

Dragon dance team, Chicago Chinatown

Dragon dance team, Chicago Chinatown

Chicago Chinatown — A dragon dance team in the Chinese New Year Parade on Wentworth Avenue, ushering in the Year of the Dragon, 4698.

Chinese New Year Parade: Year of the Dragon

Chinese New Year Parade: Year of the Dragon

Chicago Chinatown — A dragon near beginning of the Chinese New Year Parade in the Year of the Dragon, viewed from South Wentworth Avenue and West 23rd Street.

Beginner’s drum set

Beginner’s drum set

Kenosha, Wisconsin — Drum kit and red school band jacket in Elliot's bedroom closet, where he practices.

Movie showtimes

Movie showtimes

Movie listings marquee sign for a Loews movie theatre cineplex in northern Illinois.

Polar Bear Plunge 2000 crowd, Kenosha

Polar Bear Plunge 2000 crowd, Kenosha

Kenosha, Wisconsin — Bathers emerging from Lake Michigan on New Year's Day after Kenosha's annual Polar Bear Plunge at Simmons Island Beach.

Cheesehead at Polar Bear Plunge 2000, Kenosha WI

Cheesehead at Polar Bear Plunge 2000, Kenosha WI

Kenosha, Wisconsin — A participant wears a Green Bay Packers Foam Cheesehead Hat to Kenosha's annual New Year's Day Polar Bear Plunge at Simmons Island Beach on Lake Michigan's western shore, celebrating the first day of the new millennium.

Kenosha harbor: Winter sunrise

Kenosha harbor: Winter sunrise

Kenosha, Wisconsin — One of the last sunrises of the 20th century tints Kenosha's icy small boat harbor with rosy colors.

Cooper’s Hawk at Kenosha harbor

Cooper’s Hawk at Kenosha harbor

Kenosha, Wisconsin — A Cooper's Hawk perches in a tree along Kenosha's small boat harbor, observing sparrow activity.

Metra train station, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Metra train station, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Kenosha, Wisconsin — Commuters arriving by train at Kenosha's Metra rail station via the Union Pacific / North Line. Kenosha is the north end of the commuter train line, which begins at Chicago's Ogilvie Transportation Center.

The Berghoff Restaurant, Chicago

The Berghoff Restaurant, Chicago

Chicago, Illinois — The Berghoff Restaurant at 17 West Adams, with diners lined up outside a week before Christmas.

Tiffany dome at Marshall Field’s in Chicago

Tiffany dome at Marshall Field’s in Chicago

Chicago, Illinois — The breathtaking glass mosaic dome of Marshall Field's State Street store, made of 1.6 million pieces of Favrile iridescent glass, designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany, and installed in 1907.

Marshall Field’s on State Street, Christmas

Marshall Field’s on State Street, Christmas

Chicago, Illinois — City sidewalk outside Marshall Field's State Street store — the epicenter of Christmas for the Midwestern United States, a week before the holiday.

333 N Michigan / 360 N Michigan, Chicago

333 N Michigan / 360 N Michigan, Chicago

Chicago, Illinois — 333 North Michigan and 360 North Michigan, seen from across the Chicago River. 333 was designed by John Wellborn Root, Jr., and completed in 1928. It is 34 stories high. 360 is the 21-story London Guarantee Building, formerly known as the Stone...

John Hancock Center, downtown Chicago

John Hancock Center, downtown Chicago

Chicago, Illinois — Looking up the 100-story, 1,127-foot John Hancock Center at 875 North Michigan Avenue from ground level. The John Hancock Center was designed by architect Bruce Graham, and completed in 1970. Official Websites: John Hancock Center John Hancock...

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