Posts Tagged "phil"

Warrior Dash 2012, Illinois: Dollinger Family Farm

At the start of this year, I found out that Mike and Phil were entering an event called Warrior Dash – a 3.19 mile obstacle course that involved, fire, barbed wire, and copious amounts of water and mud.

Though I wasn’t interested in participating as a runner, I was still interested in going to document the event. I wrote in, and was able to get onto the media list. Which, I found out, involved me pretty much being able to wander the course on my own (which was pretty great).

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Happy (early) birthday, Mike!

Mike’s birthday isn’t until later on this month, but due to scheduling… we decided to have the celebratory lunch a bit early. Tricia was in from NY and Deb was in town, so we held the event a little early. We showed up at Portillo’s to find noisemakers and party hats, waiting for us. We had the whole back room…

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Q101/Loop Christmas Party

We were at the top of the W Hotel this evening, for our annual office party. This is an all-station event and, since we’ve added The Loop to the mix, I guess that makes it a dual-station event. Lots of free booze, great food, a pretty snazzy room, door prizes and a live karaoke band. Can’t really beat that. It…

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Goodbye, Anthony

Sadly, after work today was a going-away party for Anthony. He’s worked with Emmis for about 10 years, and is leaving his position as webmaster for both Q101 and The Loop. Sad, sad day. We all met up at a place called Uncle Julio’s, and watched the day turn into night over Coronas and margaritas. Chris, Ben, Justin (hidden) and…

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Visiting the new space

Today, we had meeting back in the office, downtown. Keep in mind that up until now, all I’ve seen of the place has been the pictures Phil sent of the construction progress, two months back. Barring that, we’ve all seen nothing of our new office area since we moved out. Got to see a ton of folks again, who I…

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