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Tag: basketball
Dec 18, 2022

Legends of Basketball Showcase

I spent a frigid Saturday enjoying a college basketball quadruple-header at the 2022 Legends of Basketball Showcase at the United Center in Chicago. It was a blast watching eight teams playing in the house that Michael Jordan built.

Colombia: A Different Kind of Beauty

Colombia’s beauty defies description — it’s that unique, that special, that different — and travelers are taking notice as 2023 marked the country’s best year for tourism, welcoming more than 6 million international travelers. The Country of Beauty looks to continue growing and enhancing its regions and communities in 2024 and beyond.

Apr 24, 2022

A Winning Sixers Experience

Growing up a Philadelphia Sixers fan, I love going to home games whenever I get a chance; so when I saw a contest to win floor seat tickets to one of the last games of the season, I couldn’t resist entering. I’ve applied for plenty of contests in the past and never won, so I didn’t expect to win this one; but to my surprise,  a couple days later I received an email stating that I had indeed won the contest!

Feb 13, 2022

Big Moves for the Philadelphia Sixers

As a Philadelphia 76ers fan, last week’s NBA trade deadline was a stressful one. There were rumors swirling about a trade deal for Ben Simmons, who hasn’t played the whole season, but no one knew who was going to go with him. The goal was to get James Harden from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Simmons, but the Nets kept asking for more key players to come with Simmons. In the end, the trade ended up involving Ben Simmons, Seth Curry and Andre Drummond from the Sixers and James Harden, Paul Millsap and two first-round picks from the Nets.

IHG Hotels & Resorts: Elevating the Guest Experience & Expanding Globally

With a robust portfolio of brands catering to diverse traveler preferences, IHG has been on a strategic trajectory to conquer key markets worldwide. The IHG footprint continues to grow, offering unparalleled experiences to guests around the globe.

Feb 7, 2022

Auto Show, Basketball, Canine Sculpture and Pizza

I had a fun day in Chicago's South Loop yesterday. I started with a sneak peek at the Chicago Auto Show, watched a DePaul women's basketball win and dined for the first time at Stix n Brix.