The best day trips from Rome, Italy

During visits to Rome, Italy, travelers should follow the example of emperors and popes and see some of the surrounding areas. Fuori part (outside the door), as the ancient Romans noted, lie great treasures. The area surrounding Rome, the Lazio region, is just one of the most beautiful areas of Italy, and those traveling outside the Roman city gates will surely get a special treat.

Ostia Antica

East of Rome (about half an hour by train) is Ostia Antica, a place considered “Roman Pompeii”. Once an ancient site of a Roman port, this area lost its significance when the course of the Tiber River changed, leaving (some 2,000 years later) a sandy, muddy wasteland.

Founded in the 4th century BC, today it is little more than a place for excavated ruins. Travelers exploring Ostia Antica, however, can better understand what life was like in ancient times by exploring the excavations and following the museum.

Among the objects worth exploring at the site are the mosaic floors with Neptune and the sea goddess Amphitrite on Terme di Nattuna (Baths of Neptune), a theater built by Agrippa (the original creator of the Pantheon in Rome) and the Mithraeum, in which the balconies and walls of this building are decorated with symbols from the religion of Mithra. Near the ruins of Ostia Antica is the medieval town of Castello della Rovere which began in 1483.


Another place worth traveling on a day trip from Rome is Tivoli. In ancient times, Tivoli was a place where emperors escaped the heat and misery of Roman life in the summer. Large palaces and villas were created, but by the Middle Ages this area was largely abandoned. It was discovered by the elite of the Catholic Church, those wealthy cardinals and popes, who revived the area by rebuilding it.

Today, Tivoli is a beautiful and picturesque area with beautiful views and cascading waterfalls. From ancient times, two jewels remain, the Temple of Vesta and the ruins of the Sybil Shrine. Most travelers traveling from Rome (by bus or train), however, see Villa Adriana (Hadrian’s Villa) or the fabulous gardens of Villa d’Este.

Villa Adriana / Hadrian’s Villa

One of the most successful ancient Roman emperors, Hadrian rose to power in 1178 and began a construction boom in Rome (and elsewhere), unrivaled. His villa in Tivoli was a masterpiece created by local masters, incorporating ideas from Hadrian’s world travels. He admired Hellenistic (Greek) culture a lot. His vast estate in Tivoli was a conglomeration of baths, theaters, libraries, temples, an outdoor gym and a guest pavilion. The most famous element of Villa Adriana is Canopus, an artificial pool created to mimic the canal on the Nile. Those who are exploring the villa, it would be good to rent an audio tour during the visit (along with it you will get a free ticket to help with touring the surroundings).

Villa d’Este

In the center of Tivoli is the Villa d’Este, built by the cardinal in the 16th century. Although today the villa itself cannot be seen much, the main reason for visiting this special place is the gardens. To create these beautiful water gardens, the Aniene River was diverted and the result is stunning. The gardens of Villa d’Este are a masterpiece, together with the sun and shade, water and stone creating a truly unforgettable experience. Perhaps the most romantic time to visit the gardens is on a summer evening, when the fountains with light surfaces do their magic.

Castelli Romani

Contrary to what their name might mean, Castelli they are not castles, but charming towns and villages scattered over the Alban hills, which (of course) are not really “hills”, but are remnants of extinct volcanic activity.

These picturesque towns today are surrounded by olive groves, forests full of chestnut trees and beautiful vineyards with accompanying wine cellars. Among the cities worth exploring are Frescati with the fairy Aldonbrandini; Castelgandolfo, where the Pope of Summer (Villa Pontifica); Ariccia, with the beautiful Palazzo Chigi; and Nemi, the smallest but most beautiful of all.

Whether you’re traveling among the mountain towns of Castelli Romani or taking in the stunning villas of Tivoli or stepping back into Ostia Antica, it’s clear that just over an hour outside of Rome (and often less) is the Italian region worth exploring. Rome is a hard city to leave, but a day trip out of town is well worth the time.


The proclamation of sin and the naming of the perpetrators of sin: A condition for Christians

Sin and crime go hand in hand in the perilous world of the 21st century and create an immediate need to use the scriptures to establish, undo, and correct the crimes of the general laws that are sins and sins that are crimes. The last days that preceded Jesus ’imminent return to earth, as a lion for vengeance to mankind, are so much needed by Christian voices shouting“ repent for the kingdom of heaven, ”as was the voice of John the Baptist weeping repentance just before Jesus began his personal ministry in 1st century. Basic human immorality today is often not equated with the deeds and practices of the forbidden Ten Commandments, such as lying, lusting, and adultery, because these three vengeful acts are considered by most people in the 21st century world only instinctive human behavior and unworthy of judgment. People, especially politicians, will say that lying is necessary in a pragmatic world devoid of idealism in order to achieve political goals. Lying under oath, however, is a crime called a lie, which is almost never prosecuted in the courts of law in an extreme legal and legal society. Similarly, the lust for seeking or craving for something that does not belong to you constantly leads either to adultery, theft, or deception in order to hook or deceive to achieve what does not belong to a person, and these cardinal sins are now considered only human nature. Then, there are the sins against nature that have been and continue to be so awful that God probably thought that because of their shocking obviousness it was impossible for Him to include them in the written holy law. I suppose God created man and woman, hoping that by the free will given to them by wisdom they would choose to refrain from behaviors that would bring them pain, suffering, and rebuke.

At the very beginning of civil and criminal law legislation, applied to human civilization, there were certain human acts, behaviors, and practices that were considered contrary to natural law. Take for example Hammurabi’s code of ancient Babylonia, created around 1760 BC. The preservation of the natural heterosexual family was considered sacrilegious by Hammurabi and was the most important part of his Code. Adultery, incest and homosexuality were not tolerated in any way. Why was that so? Hammurabi explained that such unnatural acts serve to defile the family. If, therefore, a person has committed adultery, incest, or homosexuality, then he or she is punished by death by drowning. This could be due to the effect that Hebrew law had on the ancient world 4000 years before Hammurabi and, later, the birth of Christ.

The cogent parallel can be very clearly drawn between the cultural and legal changes that took place in pagan Greek and Roman civilization after 325 BC, before the 3rd century, Greece and Rome advanced in decadence and carnival during their cultural years before the coming of Jesus , on humanistic deviations from natural law (the practice of pedophilia, homosexuality, sodomy and bestiality towards unrequited lust). What happened after Rome, Greece, and all of Europe was Christianized by the apparent conversion of the Roman emperor Constantine to Christianity, around 325 BC. D., was a blend of Judeo-Christian morality with a pervasive Roman tradition, not a very sacred community. Nevertheless, homosexuality, pedophilia, sodomy, conspiracy, adultery, and bestiality were banned, and the Judeo-Christian Code, the Ten Commandments, applied to existing civil and criminal law because horrible sins became crimes and crimes were considered a sin. What we are now experiencing in the United States, in the early 21st century, is the mental and mental aberration of natural law that began to reappear in the late 20th century as a result of pagan philosophical humanism (as corrupt as it was in ancient Greece and Rome) arising from the social apathy of most American Christians and Jews. The ancient aberrant Greek and Roman branches, which stem from unnatural lusts such as pedophilia, bestiality, and a new psychosexual aberration called transsexualism (derived directly from homosexuality), have for nearly five decades become a creepy cultural morsel for the society of apathetic Christians and Jews. -sexual pathologies are clearly considered “the right of Americans to express themselves freely.” This normalized respect for sin and sexual crime in the late 20th century caused many Christian preachers, ministers, and evangelists to refrain from calling sin what is in God’s eyes to refrain from insulting sinners and human criticism of themselves. Perhaps this happened for hundreds of years with the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, as they became corrupt and wicked over time, to an inexorable point of return to piety, where complete destruction from God was required.

So how should 21st century Christians react to perpetrators of eternal wrathful sins and the crimes that result from such sin? To properly answer this question, let’s start with the basic unit of society, the family. Christian parents speak in the scriptures of the Holy Bible, especially in the New Testament. to be godly examples to their children, avoiding all evil, as Job did, as recorded in Job 1: 1 (NIV): “In the land of Uz lived a man named Job. This man was infallible and just; he feared in the version of King James Job is called “perfect and righteous before God,” but how do imperfect sinful human beings manage to cast out or avoid “all” evil according to the law of Christ? Well, first, there are no perfect, sinless people in the world in the 21st century, and there have never been such people on Earth since death, burial, and resurrection. The holy law, which consisted of the Ten Commandments, was, before Christ, mostly a measuring stick to external human behaviors. For example, although true honor to a father and mother, according to the fourth commandment, always came from a person’s mind and heart, the open deeds a person committed before Jesus ’death were those that were only important to God according to Holy Law at that particular time. In other words, the son or daughter actually despised the parents in their mind and heart, but still, if they acted as if they were honoring them with their outward expressions of honor, they met the requirements of the law. As another example, take the sixth commandment, which concerns adultery. The revealed act of adultery has always begun with thought or desire, but the Sixth Commandment, before the coming of Jesus, did not refer to a thought process, but only to a physical sexual one. A person could constantly long, with mind and heart, for the sexual pleasure of someone other than his wife or husband and not be guilty of adultery. Yet when mental desire turned into a physical act of sexual intercourse with someone other than a wife or husband, he committed adultery. There were two of the Ten Commandments, the Ninth and the Tenth, which were based entirely on thoughts and feelings. These two commandments included lust and lust. Craving was and is based entirely on the mental desires of the individual, and lust for, or for, the husband’s wife, or the wife’s husband, or for money, power, or any physical possession is only an extension of desire, or you want something of your own that does not belong you.

In essence, Jesus Christ will one day judge every saved Christian and every other unprepared non-Christian human being, for every empty thought and every deliberate act committed against the will of God, which is a much higher standard than that which existed for the people of the Old Testament world. This in no way takes away the salvation from sin by the grace that Jesus offered to all who believe in him. Jesus knows the content of all human minds and hearts and he will judge all Christians accordingly. So here we are in a 21st century world struggling with the same grave sins and crimes against nature that Adam, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob had to catch up with. In short, there has never been such a morality as a new morality that would call empty awful sin good and pleasurable. Only old immorality raised its ugly head in much later times. As such, the 20th century produced, in apparently small but measurable steps, a degenerate nihilistic society of humanists who grabbed precious garbage produced by evil philosophers like Frederick Nietzsche and George Hegel, declaring that good and evil do not exist, but only a substantial means. to achieve pragmatic goals for heuristic purposes. And so it came to pass, with such ungodliness, that the world of the 20th century turned upside down with sins against nature that had been abomination since Adam and Eve were expelled from the Garden of Eden.

Nevertheless, along with these age-old sins and crimes that reappeared in the modern century, came their ungodly suppliers who claimed that whoever dared to speak would be denied their inalienable and natural right to free human expression. Especially in a republic like the United States, which is based on Judeo-Christian principles, the Ten Commandments, the original 18th-century independent nation that became the United States in 1789, did not guarantee such sins and crimes as inalienable rights from the God of nature. The American people at the time considered homosexuality, transvestism, transsexualism, bestiality, pedophilia, adultery, and incest to be sins and crimes against nature. The moral government considered these abominations crimes, punishable by imprisonment, until, by aberration, they raised them politically from their base and bestial status to normalcy. From this legally permitted acquisition of evil, additional evil disintegrated with the proclamation of the highest court in the United States, such as the legalization of abortion on demand; killing late-born unborn children for their body parts, legalizing homosexual marriage and linking it as a sustainable way of life rather than as a psychosexual disorder that has been known for six thousand years; along the official legalized designation of a man who denies homosexuality as a psychological pathology.

As I said at the beginning of this article, I will repeat. As the coming of the Savior Jesus into the world of the 1st century required a prophetic voice, John the Baptist, preaching and calling sinners, regardless of earthly strength, wealth and position, to repentance, the world of the 21st century, more than two thousand years later, requires that sinners, arrogant and politically and socially powerful, openly and publicly call for repentance. Just as John the Baptist bravely and publicly accused Herod Antipas the Tetrarch, king of Judah and Maltaca, of adultery, without fearing for his life, just as the prophet Nathan bravely, in the name of God, accused David, king of Israel, of murder and adultery. , because of their sinful taking of Bathsheba, are not the Christian preachers, pastors, ministers, and evangelists whom the Lord Jesus said today to use the scriptures to proclaim sin when there is sin and to rebuke those who are sinners? I believe Jesus spoke through the Apostle Paul, when that great apostle said to his young friend Timothy, in 2 Timothy 3: 14-17 (KJV): “But continue in what you have learned and for whom you have been convinced, knowing whom that ye have learned them, and that ye have known from a child the scriptures, which are able to make you wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus: all the scriptures are inspired of God, and are profitable for doctrine, for repentance, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. : that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly equipped with all good works. ”Paul was sincerely trying to tell Timothy that the loss of life had no geographical consequences for the Lord; that dying for the Lord, as John the Baptist did, preaching the truth, would take the Christian into the presence of the Lord Jesus to live forever with the Savior. As Paul said of himself, in 2 Timothy 4: 6-8, “For I am now ready to offer myself, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought well, I have finished my journey, I have kept my faith: From now the crown of righteousness will be set for me, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me on that day: and not only to me, but to all who love his appearance, “so every true disciple of Jesus can proclaim at the moment of death.

Therefore, if presidents, kings, prime ministers, or queens are to be called to repentance, is it not the emphasized duty of men ordained by God in the Church of the Lord Jesus (Ephesians 4: 11-16), prophets (teachers), evangelists, pastors, and teachers to publicly, and in particular, accuse government leaders of the sin and crime that result from those sins, when their sins and crimes hide the deception of the public? Jesus taught his Gospel clearly and resolutely and told his disciples that they should recognize sin as the rotten fruit of an evil tree. “You will know them by their fruits,” Jesus said in Matthew 7: 16-17 (KJV), “You will know them by their fruits. Do people gather the grapes of thorns or the figs of thorns? then the rotten tree bears bad fruit. “Then in Matthew 7:19 (KJV) Jesus declared that” every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. “

Let us now turn to the details of sin and its senders, as the apostle stated in Ephesians 6: 11-12 (KJV). “Put on all the armor of God so that you may oppose the devil to the devil. For we do not fight against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against power, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” Paul used the word “Croats.” in this specific biblical context, making the opposition of evil to the disciples of Christ a proactive, almost competitive opposition, whereby sin is caused by the holy gospel of Jesus. Recently, a young Black Baptist pastor, whom I greatly admire and appreciate, told me that I was evil and that I was no longer his friend, because I dared to say that Barack H. Obama was an exhibitor as a declared Christian and a deviant homosexual Muslim (a true oxymoron). ). Furthermore, I told him that publicly undisclosed facts, if distorted and carefully studied, reveal that Michelle Obama was not born a woman, but a man, named Michael L. Robinson, in Chicago, Illinois, and later chose to become gay and reclassify herself. as a woman sometime after 1985, claiming to be transsexual. Moreover, these investigative facts also reveal that the two young women, whom Barack and Michelle Obama claimed as their natural child, were not born to Michael (Michelle) Obama, but were adopted after the marriage of Michael Robinson and Barack Obama. I tried to explain to my young friend that the U.S. media in the major media was involved in covering up these explicit facts and that the majority of the U.S. electorate (those U.S. citizens over the age of 18 and eligible to vote) who elected, and re-elected, Obama would as a U.S. president cognitively dissonant refuse to believe they had been deceived into choosing a homosexual and a transsexual into the White House.

Yet are there publicly observed facts and behaviors that would force a reasonable person to investigate more deeply the behavior of former U.S. President Obama and his wife accused of horrific immorality? 2008 saw the first in American history. A man, a convicted drug smuggler named Larry Sinclair, a gay man with a disability, stepped forward at the National Press Club and admitted he was paid to have homosexual relationships and participate in cocaine / cocaine shooting with Barack Obama, in a limousine in Chicago and in Sinclair’s hotels. room, at a time when he was an Illinois state senator in November 1999. That man, Sinclair, publicly accused Obama of hypocrisy. The name of the person and the date of origin of the item are public records, available via the Internet search. Also, at an official U.S. military gathering, Obama named his wife Michael after his election, not Michelle. This is also a matter of records. Moreover, in his fierce efforts to expand and legalize homosexual marriage, the LGBT agenda, and the legitimization of transsexual / transgender use of public toilets, he made it clear that the fruit he bore was an evil fruit. Would his approval of such horrible sins be because of his own practice regarding them? Would a Christian American president advocate such things? Recently, a very serious public statement by Joan Rivers, that “we all know that Michelle Obama is a transit (transgender person),” and her subsequent unexplained death due to lack of oxygen, are public evidence that requires further serious investigation. As for Obama as an undeclared Muslim, his ingenious acceptance of the Muslim Brotherhood, a notorious terrorist organization, shifted to the White House, allowing them to move freely from 2010 to 2015, and his continued wearing of the only Muslim ring, which he received in to his Muslim youth in Indonesia and changed size several times to fit the growing ring finger, indicated actions or fruits, indicating his true Muslim identity. All of this evidence and the evidence goes along with what the apostle Paul stated in 2 Thessalonians 2: 7-12 (KJV).

“For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he that letteth now let him go, until he be taken out of the way. And the wicked shall be revealed, which the Lord shall devour with the spirit of his mouth, and destroy him: with the brightness of his coming. the works of Satan with all the power and signs and lies of miracles, and all the delusion of unrighteousness in those who perish because they have not received the love of truth, that they may save them.Therefore God will send them a strong delusion to believe in a lie: they believed the truth, but they enjoyed injustice. “

Clearly, these last days are upon a few of Jesus ’disciples because they know the signs of the times and because they can notice the rapid fulfillment of the prophecy. Those many human beings that Paul mentioned in the previous Thessalonian letter do not care about the signs that so clearly indicate the rapid return of the Savior of the world. They do not believe in a God who returns wrath and justice, who came as a pure and unbaptized lamb into the world, as the Son of God, at the beginning of the 1st century. It was far from unbelievable, the injustices consumed by Sodom and Gomorrah are now accepted, believed and practiced by the vast majority of the unprepared pagan world of the 21st century, and tolerated by the indifference of most people who choose to call themselves Christians and disciples of Christ. For, as Jesus said in Matthew 7: 13-14, “Enter ye into the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction. Many shall enter in there: for strait is the gate, and strait is the way that leadeth.” to life, and there are few who find it. “Because of this admonition, Jesus continued in the same chapter and said,” Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are drawn by wolves. ” The truth of previously written writings is hard to bear.


A Brief History of Richmond, Illinois

Richmond, Illinois, is a very small and handsome city on the border of the state of Illinois and Wisconsin. The population is now around 1,500, but new housing development will double the number of homes in the next 10 years. It is called the “Village of Yesteryear” because it boasts many Victorian style houses and an interesting array of antiques.

William A. McConnell is credited with founding the village of Richmond.

Also known as Squire, McConnell was a 27-year-old carpenter and farmer who lived in Pennsylvania. He dreamed of independence and rode to the Richmond area on horseback in 1837. McConnell stated in his biography that there were only two neighbors in the area. He laid out a claim for 480 acres of land and bought it when it arrived on the market in 1840 under a Blackhawk contract. Family tradition says McConnell spent his first night under oak shoots across the street from the existing Richmond Grade school. That very mature tree is still standing. Bo McConnell, the great grandson, calls him “the little oak.” At the time, the Richmond area was mostly a prairie with patches of oak trees and is still part of Lake County, Illinois.

McConnell and his new wife Elizabeth in 1838 built a 16 ‘x 18’ log cabin in which his family lived for 15 years. It was located just west of the present-day Lutheran Church of Grace and was the first residence built in the small town of Richmond.

The mill was built on Nippersink around 1840 and the area is now occupied by Doyle’s restaurant.

In 1852, McConnell built a Greek-style Renaissance house across the log cabin. He and his family lived in this house for 20 years raising three sons. In 1872 he gave the house to his son Ivan.

In time, McConnell bought about 1,400 acres from the government. The city limits were set in 1844, and Richmond was named after a competition after a man who climbed to the highest level when a new mill was erected. That man was Isaac Reed who chose the name after a village he remembers from his childhood in Vermont.

McConnell had his hands in many local activities. He was on the railroad commission, a legislator in Springfield, was elected commissioner of McHenry County, Richmond’s first justice of peace, first postman, and assistant judge for 16 years. He belonged to the first temperament group in McHenry County.

McConnell opened the first cheese factory about half a mile west of town. The Old Bank building on Broadway was owned by McConnell’s son George. “It’s Uncle George’s bank. That’s what we’d call it,” recalled Bo McConnell, great-great-grandson of William A. McConnell.

As Richmond was named

Theodore Purdy bought the log cabin house of Charles A. Noyes in 1937. Purdy placed the village in 1844 with Charles Cotting settling in Richmond in 1844. Together they built a bite mill at Main & Mill Streets.

A competition was organized so that a person who climbed the highest mill could name a village. Isaac Reed won the competition and named the village after Richmond, Vermont, where he lived as a child.

Richmond grew up

In the mid-1840s, Richmond resembled a small town with a hotel, a sawmill, a wagon manufacturer, a doctor, and a lawyer. McConnell built a cheese factory (probably the first in McHenry County) west of town.

Officially involved Sept. 2, 1872, Dr. Fillmore Bennett was elected the first president of the village. The first principal of the city school, Fillmore wrote songs and religious hymns. “In Sweet and Joy” was the most famous.

Railroads appeared in the 1850s. McConnell was one of the directors of the railroads. The first train crossed the Nippersink in 1855.

Memorial Hall

Charles DeWitt McConnell donated $ 10,000 to the village “to be used for the purpose of erecting a village or town hall, also called the Memorial Hall, which will be used when required free of charge by church societies and school functions, rather than being used for immoral exhibitions or immoral exhibitions … ”The village president, EC Covell, bought the land on which the Memorial Hall is located today from Charles Kruse who owned a hardware store on a corner in the middle of town near Broadway and Rt. 12. The story of the hardware later became the Emporium antique shop, and today the name “Kruse” can be engraved on the top of the front wall.

The memorial hall was built in the early 1900s. It contained a hall with a balcony and a stage where the players of J.B. Rotnour played for many years.

The Richmond Police Department occupied part of the basement along with two prison cells.

Village committee meetings were held in the Memorial Hall until a new village hall was built in 1993. This building is shared with the police administration. The hall remained vacant until Chris Gallagher in 1992 secured a grant from the Illinois Arts Council to create the Nippersink Arts Center. Founder members are Christina Gallagher, Yvonne Cryns, Carolyn Janus, Donna Karolus and Nancy Richardson. Many local groups donated money to the organization. The Creative Arts Center has encouraged the Memorial Hall to become a historic landmark as it is today.

The public library used the hall in the early 1930s. In the 1940s, the library moved to part of the pharmacy buildings on Broadway and Main. But on July 7, 1972, the library returned to the Memorial Hall before moving into its building in 1990.

In addition to working with the village administration, the Memorial Hall hosted school performances and graduations. Basketball games have been played there since 1908.

Other activities in the basement included meetings of boy and girl scouts, the American Legion, and a group of senior citizens called pioneers. A local polling station resided here.

Richmond Fire Department

Founded in 1926, the first meeting of the Richmond Fire Department was held at the Memorial Hall, and was chaired by Mayor J.G. “Curly” by Stevens.

Richmond Post

The post office has been in service for more than 150 years. Elected in 1940, William A. McConnell served as the first postman for six years. In the early years, settlers in the area found great solace in the post offices that brought news of their events from their original hometowns. As early as 1960, the Chicago Tribune was delivered by mail. Farmers needed honey bees which the post office also delivered and they sent eggs to the big city.

Until 1946, trains brought mail to Richmond. Since 1946, mail has been delivered by trucks. The current postman has been William L. Schaeppi since 1988.

The new mayor of Richmond, Illinois, is Laurie Olson. The Olson family has a long history in Richmond. Olson was a local and volunteer member of the fire department before he was elected mayor in 2004.


Blind Borrowing – What you don’t know can hurt you

There is no doubt that we are in a fiercely competitive commercial loan market. Banks and other lenders have more money to borrow than creditworthy customers can borrow. Interest rates remain historically low. Pressure continues to rise to reduce lending costs to attract new customers.

Commercial real estate lending is no exception. Banks and other commercial lenders are fighting for loan users, and on the topic of cost reduction, many place more responsibility for documenting commercial real estate loans to loan processors with only limited knowledge of the underlying risks. The unfortunate consequence is that many lenders “lend to the blind”.

What is “blind borrowing”? Clients are approached by lending to commercial real estate with mostly the same approach as lending to homeowners. Blind lending provides loans secured by commercial real estate without understanding the underlying commercial real estate project and the collateral risks it poses. Blind lending closes the view on important legal, environmental, and land use issues uniquely applicable to commercial real estate and neglects available risk-shifting techniques in the hope or unfounded belief that if problems are not carefully considered, they may not exist.

Make no mistake: A commercial real estate loan is not the same as a residential real estate loan. Many lenders faced with customer resistance to higher loan costs may want to turn a blind eye to this reality. Ignoring this reality, however, does not change it. Ignoring this reality on the surface can cut costs, but it can jeopardize banks ’profits and jeopardize capital.

“Healthy and secure lending practices” is not just a phrase used by banking regulators. That should be the way of doing business.

Failure to focus on the real risks posed by a commercial real estate loan is not a healthy and secure lending practice.

Belief in a commercial real estate loan is properly documented using pre-packaged computer generated loan documents, without the need for qualified, in-depth land use control analysis imposed by land registration and landscaping documents, known survey survey, lease subordination, insurance, access, borrower authority and others. legal issues and without an understanding of the environmental risks posed by existing, former or imagined tenants, occupiers and owners of neighboring lands, do not follow sound and secure lending practices.

Blindly following a list of loan documents and filling out a loan file with documents and materials that “prove” a well-documented loan, without a true understanding of the limitations, pitfalls, and legal red flags that documents can raise, does not follow sound and safe lending practices. The use of the ostrich approach in lending is a game of Russian roulette. The result can be disastrous for a bank’s profits and capital if and when the loan goes bad.

Banks and other commercial lenders who follow these uncertain and uncertain banking practices do not like this message. They often claim that their loan processors are “good people” with excellent training and years of experience using document software.

The fact that home lenders are “good people” lenders is not in question. The fact that they are well trained to enter relevant data so that the computer can create a wonderful set of loan documents is not a matter.

The question is what can lie outside the documents.

A perfectly generated set of “standard loan documents” may have little value if it fails to adequately address the unique issues raised by a commercial real estate project that serves as collateral. Of course, every commercial real estate project is different. Unlike residential real estate owned by owners, it cannot be “assumed” with certainty that a lien on a commercial property is legally suitable or can even be legally used for its intended use.

A nicely crafted mortgage on commercial real estate is of little value if the project does not have a legal right to commercially reasonable access or parking.

CASE IN PROGRESS: How secure is a loan at a banquet facility for 800 people in a mixed-use center if the banquet facility has the legal right to park only 155 cars?

CASE IN PROGRESS: What is the value of securing a hotel at a very visible highway junction, which as its main means of access is only a license to use a private facility that can be closed at any time? [Is the appraiser legally responsible for discovering this fact when making the loan appraisal? What kind of access does the typical title insurance policy insure?]

Obtaining a lender’s insurance policy with specialized commercial conspiracies is a useful method of redirecting risk from the lender, but the lender must understand how to interpret each loan to know what it is securing.

CASE IN PROGRESS: While attending the closing of a loan as “accommodation” to a lender who gives a large loan to one of his “best customers” to buy a warehouse and production building, instructing the lender to simply “supervise the execution of closing documents.” and approved the title “, the Lender ‘s Advisor, after reviewing the Lender’ s applicant ‘s approval, found that the Borrower’ s intended use is expressly prohibited by applicable zoning regulations. The ALTA 3.1 zoning certificate attached to the loan policy revealed that the intended use of the loan was explicitly excluded as permitted land use. Neither the lender nor the debtor read the certificate or, if they did not, understood its meaning. The transaction was interrupted by a sad but grateful borrower – who could not have run the business if the transaction had continued. Failure to recognize this restriction prior to financing would almost certainly mean bankruptcy for one of the bank’s “best clients” and a huge failed loan to the lender.

Experience shows that lenders should not assume that borrowers and their agents will always conduct an appropriate in-depth investigation to determine any associated risks that may affect the project and the important underlying assumptions for the loan.

The lender must also avoid the trap of over-relying on the statements and guarantees of the borrower in the loan documents. If the borrower makes a mistake, what is the consequence? Declare material default?

CASE IN PROGRESS: A mortgage securing a $ 1,650,000 loan contained a guarantee from the borrower that “all leases encumbered by the property are and remain subject to the mortgage lien.” In fact, one lease was not automatically subordinated to the Mortgage. The insurance insurance lending policy contained an exception for all existing leases and leases. The unsubstantiated lease included the Lessee’s ability to purchase the entire comic center for $ 1,520,000. Will declaring the default value for breach of warranty address this defect? What is the pledge position of the lender if the lessee uses his purchase option?

The job of lending involves giving healthy and secure loans that go profitably according to plan. Yield is key. It is not an exclusion. The possibility of declaring an outstanding procedure and initiating enforcement and enforcement proceedings is the last resort. It is not a viable substitute for diligently evaluating material loan predicates and will rarely solve basic collateral problems.

Good and secure lending requires a comprehensive understanding of all the relevant issues faced by any commercial real estate projects that serve as collateral. If lenders provide commercial real estate loans, they should adhere to healthy and secure lending practices. To achieve this, they must learn how to fully and meaningfully assess all the accompanying risks associated with their collateral, or hire an agent with specialized knowledge and experience in commercial real estate lending to perform this function.

Closing the eyes of the uniqueness of commercial real estate insurance and the limitations of many well-meaning but unconscious internal loan processors is neither a sound nor a safe lending practice.

An independent, focused and well-known lender needs an audit.


Lawyers who fall and fall and the laws they use

Please note that this article applies to Illinois law only.

Cases of slips and falls cover a wide range of accidents. You are injured by faulty stairs, slipping on snow or ice, falling porch or roof, or falling into a city hole. Whenever an accident occurs on someone else’s property, the owner can be held liable for your injuries.

In order for a property owner to be liable, you generally need to prove three things:

1) There was a latent deficiency.

2) The owner caused the malfunction, or knew or should have reasonably known of the malfunction and did nothing.

3) You could not detect the defect with a reasonable inspection.

You may be able to establish responsibility in other situations if you show that:

o The owner has falsely hidden a dangerous condition from you.

o The owner promised to fix the fault and later failed to fix it.

o The owner has voluntarily committed to repairs or improvements to his property and has not used reasonable care to do so.

A property owner can only be held liable for injuries from falls and falls if he was responsible for maintaining the property, if he did not take reasonable steps to avoid injury, fix problems or give appropriate warnings it would not be unreasonably expensive or difficult, it was likely to happen serious injury, the cause of the injury was the owner’s negligence, and the victim was actually injured.

A very common case of injuries from slipping and falling are ice and snow on someone else’s property. The law in removing snow and ice in Illinois is based on “natural accumulation”. In general, property owners do not have to shovel snow or remove ice from footpaths and stairs, as anything that naturally accumulates due to weather conditions is not the responsibility of the owner. The law views this more as an “act of God.” However, if the owner does a bad job of shoveling snow (negligence) or allows ice to accumulate due to an impermeable gutter (negligence), then he may be responsible for the slipping and falling injuries that result.

While this is not mandatory in Illinois, property owners should definitely wear insurance to protect themselves from anti-slip and damage lawsuits (they also need insurance to get a mortgage). Liability insurance covering any injuries sustained due to improper conditions, as well as attorney’s fees, is provided under a comprehensive general liability policy.

One important thing to keep in mind is that if you slip and fall, injuring yourself on a public or state property, such as a hole, most states require you to immediately notify the appropriate state agency (e.g. City) of the cases as quickly as within a month after your injury. If you do not report your injury before the time limit expires, you may lose your right to compensation forever. It is a good idea to contact a lawyer as soon as possible after you are injured in any case. Most attorneys will quickly investigate the crash site to preserve any evidence before it gets lost. If possible, if you injure yourself from slipping and falling, you should photograph the area where you fell and document everything that happened.


What recruiters should do now to prepare for future energy hire

As I write this article on the blog, I am starting my 9th week of work at home, which is very rare for our company. Usually a job at home would be guaranteed by one of our infamous snowstorms in Chicago. In addition, we used to walk into the office and see each other every day. For Illinois, home stay orders have been extended until the end of May, meaning we will have at least 3 weeks of work at home. While the pandemic has wreaked havoc on everyone’s lives, some states are slowly beginning to cancel orders at home, meaning some normalization will return to our lives.

One thing that hasn’t changed though is the more than 33 million Americans who are unemployed due to the pandemic and that number is still growing. Just announced on Friday, 20.5 million Americans lost their jobs in April, causing the unemployment rate to rise to 14.7%. America has not seen such high unemployment rates since the Great Depression.

Experts say it is difficult to predict when America will reject again. It is especially difficult to predict because of the difficulty in distinguishing Americans who sought unemployment that was permanently laid off compared to those temporarily laid off. What is predicted is that certain industries will need more time to decline, especially those most injured. One of these activities is catering, which includes restaurants, hotels, entertainment, tourism, etc. Trade, commerce, construction, airlines, and other transportation services, such as taxis and car-sharing companies, are also hard hit.

As a recruit, the challenge was just a few months ago low Unemployment rate. Now the challenge is completely stopped and we are dealing with record high unemployment rates. Now is the time when recruits will be needed more than ever before. So how do you prepare for the upcoming employment hire? How to help $ 33 million for unemployed Americans? How do you help companies that are suffering?

Part of your job as a recruit is there for those clients who are worth it. The second part is to associate the candidates you have been in contact with. And the last part is finding the unemployed $ 33 million.


Stay in touch with clients and potential clients

Currently, many companies dealing with employees have changed their focus and strategy to target growing industries, which is important. In difficult times like these, you need to start new businesses to keep staff on the go, even if it means diving into industries you haven’t worked with in the past. In fact, a few weeks ago we published a blog article that talked about a strategy for acquiring new jobs in a recession. If you missed it, check it out under my Ezine articles.

On the other side of the equation are clients who don’t behave well during that time. Recruiters should stay in touch with these companies, even if they are not hired. Now is a crucial time for HR companies to show that they are there for clients as partners now and will be there for them when they need staff again. One way to do this is to provide free resources. Submit relevant blog articles, e-books, information on industry webinars, maybe your company can also host webinars. Provide them with the resources they would find worth, There doesn’t have to be weekly communication, but every few weeks they reach for them and use the tools in ATS to easily simplify those communications. Remember, this should include prospects. This is a way for recruits to stay in touch with prospects to be remembered in the future when staffing needs arise.

Lack or no communication with these clients is the worst thing that can be done during this time. Set both your client and yourself for future success. You are “in this together” and by being there for them now, it will show that you are committed to a long-term partnership.

Let the candidates be engaged

The next failure is recruited by candidates who were looking for work before the pandemic but are no longer looking. These are highly qualified candidates you want to stay in touch with, so you will have the opportunity to accommodate them in the future. With more than $ 33 million unemployed, it may seem unproductive to focus some of your efforts on candidates who do so. are You are currently employed and do not look, however, want to continue to establish your relationship with these candidates so that they come to you when they are back in the market.

As with your clients, one way to stay in touch with candidates is by sending resources to keep them interested in you and your business. Send them relevant blog articles, e-books and information about upcoming webinars that would be useful for them to participate. Your staff can even host your own webinars and virtual workshop sessions, which continue through sequel building sequels, interview tips, writing cover letters, and more.

An additional resource you can provide candidates with is information on free lectures that they can use to build their skill set. If you know free or paid online classes that would benefit the candidate, send them information. You can even transfer certificate information if there is a certificate they need or you have discussed acceptance. Now is the right time for candidates to attend courses and build their skill set.

Videos are also popular now. They are also cheap and easy to make. Many people record messages from the comfort of their own home using their laptop. It’s a way to connect with candidates on a more personal level and allows them to put a face on your behalf. You don’t have to record personal messages for each candidate, but you can record one message that says “You’re here for them, tell them about the resources you’re going to share / where you’re going to share them, and let them reach out if they need anything.”

Social media is a great way to reach a wide audience. If you are not currently using social media, now is the right time to start using it to post job information and resources for candidates. If your staff staff also publishes information on a regular basis, candidates should be encouraged to monitor the staff doing the work as well. Try posting 2-3 times a week to get the audience involved in your activities.

No matter how you decide to communicate with your candidates, you want her to be creative. Put yourself in your candidate’s shoes. Why would anyone want to work with you as opposed to another recruitment company or recruit? If you were, what would you like to receive at this time? With all these efforts, candidates will remember you and will come to you when all this is over, if they are not currently looking. It may even motivate them to approach you now!

Simplify your communications

If your hiring company uses ATS / CRM to manage clients and candidates, they may have tools to easily simplify communication. Reaching out to clients and candidates on an individual basis takes a lot of time, especially when similar resources are given to everyone. One way to simplify communication is to create text message and email templates in your ATS / CRM.

You can create industry-based templates for clients, and you can create templates based on industry or placement type for candidates. This allows you to send targeted messages in bulk to the appropriate audience. If the software has the option, you can customize the name so that the name of the candidate or client contact is inserted when receiving the message. That makes the message more personal. Some software solutions also have the ability to post to social media directly from the software, allowing recruits to easily share job postings, blog articles, and webinar information from your ATS / CRM.

Make “hot candidate” pipelines

The candidates you are talking to are not watching now, but will be looking for them, add them to the “hot candidate” pipeline. Make different pipelines based on industry or even type of location. This way, your candidates will rank for you as you fill positions. You will also have a list of candidates to start with the need to look for new candidates to contact.

Taking the time to make these lists now will better prepare you for future employment needs. You already have a great list of candidates, no need to start over.

Find candidates who are Searching

So far, we have discussed a strategy to keep in touch with candidates who are not currently seeking, but who will be seeking. As repeated earlier, it is important to stay in touch with these candidates so that they remember you and come to you in the future. What we didn’t talk about was finding a candidate who are currently watching. How can we find $ 33 million unemployed?

Use the search capabilities in ATS

One way to do this is to use the tools in the ATS to search for candidates. Search by position, skills and industry to find candidates who may be out of work. First target industries that are wrong and see if you can find candidates who are losing their jobs. Create a “Hot Candidate Favorite” with the candidates you find. This list may be similar to your pipeline list, but on that list would be candidates currently looking for work. Again, you can break down your favorites list by industry, position, and even skill set. With these candidates, assess their expertise and background and try to place them in the companies they are currently hiring. If you don’t have a chance for them, maybe you should make a separate list of favorites for those people.

Aside from targeting candidates in industries that aren’t doing well, there are other searches you can look for to find candidates affected by mass layoffs. One of these unique searches is by date of last contact. There may be candidates you haven’t been in contact with for a while who are looking again. You can also search for candidates for Employment History. The candidate may not currently be working in the role you are looking for, but has previous experience. On this list could be candidates who have been fired and need a new opportunity.

Note, if you’re looking for a way to narrow your search results, you can start searching for candidates locally using the search criteria above. This will give you a management list to start with, and then you can expand your search from there. Your ATS has countless opportunities to find candidates. Take advantage of its robust search capabilities.

Use your personal connections and explore

In the last month and a half, I’ve seen many posts on social media about people getting fired and making fun of jobs. Stay close to your connections and see if there are any opportunities within your circle. A lot of people write about mass layoffs in their company. See who these companies are. You may be able to try to connect with some individuals who have been released. As already mentioned, use social media to publish resources and employment opportunities. This allows your links to see the job opportunities you are posting and you could spot one of your links that has lost its job.

Do your own external research as well. Look for companies that make mass layoffs to help you find individuals who may have lost their jobs. Collect their resume and start associating them with opportunities.

The future is in your hands

It is a critical time for recruits, but taking steps now can help you succeed in the future and prepare you for a jump in employment. So, don’t forget to stay in touch with all your clients, including those who are not currently employed. Let all your candidates be engaged, even if they are not looking for an opportunity now. And find those $ 33 million facing unemployment. Collect their resumes, connect with them, and start doing what you do best.


Saint Teresa enlightens the soul with spiritual communion with the saints

This beautiful nun vowed to come down and let herself be showered with roses before she died at a very young age. The more I learn about St. Teresa, the more I understand that she has the ability to communicate with us and even brings us into communion with the heavenly saints. She brings roses to those who seek her help.

Saint Trz Lisieux known as the Little Flower and Saint Teresa wrote one of the most widely read spiritual books in the world called, The Story of the Soul. She wrote the manuscript while at the Carmelite convent in France, where she died very young of tuberculosis. Her vocation was love, and her mission was to teach her little ways to souls. As she was dying, she asked God to allow her to spend her heaven on earth doing good to the end of the world. She also stated that she would “let go of the rose shower after my death” and vowed “I will come down!”.

Have you witnessed the presence of St. Theresa? The experience is probably subtle because it practices small ways of teaching souls to love the Lord. I was versed in her little ways and was amazed to learn of her presence and gifts. It is truly a great blessing to know this wonderful saint and I am honored that she is the one I chose as my patron saint when she was confirmed in the Catholic Church many years ago.

I nurture the small ways she communicated with me. My first impression of St. Teresa was as a small child observing her image. She was such a beautiful nun that she acquired a crucifix and roses with the black veil of her habit framing her face. That picture hung in Lillian’s living room where I spent many hours as a child. She was a baby who was more of a grandmother to me. I lost my father and grandmother to my mother by the age of four, and Lillian more than filled the void in my life. She absolutely adored and pampered me. She and her husband also showed me respect for prayer and piety.

Quietly and surely Saint Teresa always looked after me. At the age of 12, I chose her as my patroness because of that lovely image. Speed ​​forward at 36, and I am trapped in a terrifying and devastating marriage to a sociopath. I don’t know which way to turn and depression and sadness overwhelm me. At this point I was talking to a co-worker who was also a psychic and she informed me that I had a spiritual guide. He described her as a woman with dark hair standing behind me. I had no idea who this spiritual guide might be – but I asked who she was, please, to help me.

I went back to my office where I was alone at my desk and started begging for help. I had a pen and a yellow tablet in my hand. My prayers begged for help because I didn’t know which way to turn. My life was so hopeless I couldn’t escape. As I prayed softly I noticed the movement of my pen. Then I watched in amazement as that pen began to slide lightly across the tablet. Words that I will never forget have appeared: Lousy World Better Love Now.

Fast forward another ten years and I am very happily married to a wonderful man. In Los Angeles, we’re working on the Northridge earthquake. One Sunday we took a break, and he drove me to a flea market held by a bowl of roses. As we meandered along the hallways of goods in that parking lot, my gaze fell on a beautiful picture of St. Theresa. It now hangs in my bedroom twenty years later and I am still amazed to find St. Teresa in a bowl of roses.

I discovered the presence of St. Theresa only years later. It was after I began my own search for spiritual truth. That journey began when I was about 43 years old and I took the Bible that Lillian had given me and read it – and many times. My study evolved from that intense study of the Bible, to include apocryphal books and lost ancient manuscripts. I read books on Kabbalah, Eastern mysticism, the Zohar and Jungian theory. Then, to my surprise, I discovered Western mystics.

I was raised in the Catholic Church, but I had no idea we had Western mystics! I was fascinated by St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross and amazed by St. Teresa of Lisieux!

I found St. Teresa in her book The Story of the Soul. She’s always been with me, and I haven’t noticed her before. While reading this book, I came across her dying days as the pen she was writing with became too heavy. She wrote her last words in pencil! Oh, yes, that’s when I recognized her!

Our relationship has continued to grow and I admire the roses I find along the way and quietly acknowledge the help and guidance of my beautiful Saint Teresa.

On a recent trip to Chicago, I was thrilled by the water tower of roses across from my hotel room in Rosemont, Illinois. I knew that St. Teresa and Mary Magdalene greet me when I arrived.

Teresa leads me on the right paths in my search for the truth about the mysteries of the Bible. She brought answers to my questions about the mysterious Mary Magdalene and her relationship with Jesus. It sheds new light on biblical stories and old people. It brings answers that complete the story. Saint Teresa inspires me to write.

St. Teresa wrote her handwriting until the pen fell from her hand. The last words she wrote were “… through self-confidence and love.” The book was first published in France and under the title Histoire d’une Ame in 1898. It quickly became a spiritual classic that was read by millions and was translated into languages ​​around the world. Therese was born January 2, 1973, and died September 30, 1897, at the young age of 24 years.

I believe St. Teresa is still running my pen. I have no doubt, but that St. Teresa can collapse and collapse. She shows those who can be seen with her roses!


Work-related injuries

In Illinois, injured workers can receive compensation benefits for various injuries. Just because you’re injured at work in Illinois doesn’t mean you’ll also receive workers ’compensation. The following are some examples of injuries covered by Illinois workers’ compensation laws.

Recurrent trauma

Workers can reimburse compensation for injuries caused by repetitive movements when those movements are needed to complete work tasks. One of the most common types of injuries with recurrent trauma is carpal tunnel syndrome, which usually results from constant computer use. In addition, repeated waiting with a heavy tool over time can result in repeated injuries to the hands. Even standing for long periods of time can represent recurrent trauma to the legs if standing is necessary to perform work-related tasks.

Traumatic physical injuries

An employee may receive benefits due to traumatic bodily injury if it occurs during the performance of a particular work activity. For example, when a worker falls off a ladder and breaks his leg, that worker may receive compensation because the injury occurred at the same time as a specific work-related incident. Likewise, a worker can reimburse workers for a hyper-arm extension fee until he reaches for reloading shelves at work. Traumatic work-related physical injuries are the most common requirement of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act.

Occupational diseases

When workers are diagnosed with an illness resulting from exposure to elements at work that would not normally be exposed outside of work, they can reimburse workers for compensation. For example, a coal miner can sue for lung disease caused by inhaling coal dust at work.

Mental injuries

Workers may receive compensation for mental injuries resulting from employment. There are two types of mental injuries, those that result from emotional exertion and those that result from physical injuries. An example of a mental injury resulting from a physical injury is when a worker hits his head on a piece of equipment and suffers memory loss. An example of a mental injury caused by emotional stress is when an employee witnesses an amputation of an arm at work and suffers insomnia as a result of witnessing the event.

In our view, the best workplace injury attorneys deal almost exclusively with employee compensation issues in Illinois. Because they focus on one area, we believe they are best suited to know arbitration laws and laws and achieve the best results for your clients. Because these attorneys are focused on workers ’compensation, they are familiar with the laws and are more likely to maximize the compensation awarded to their clients.


United Airlines: Dominance of the sky

United Airlines was founded on April 6, 1926 in Boise, Idaho. His original name was Varney Air Lines. His lounge at the airport is called the Red Carpet Club and he is a member of the Star Alliance. It offers flights to 216 destinations worldwide, and the parent company is United Continental Holdings. It is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Fleet size

United Airlines has 359 aircraft in operation. 97 of them are Airbus A320 and 96 Boeing 757-200. The U.S. airline also has 55 Airbus A319s at its disposal, along with 35 Boeing 767-300ERs. There are 33 Boeing 777-200ERs and 24 Boeing 747-400s, along with 19 Boeing 777-200s.


United operates from six major hubs – O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, San Francisco Airport, Washington Dulles Airport, Los Angeles Airport, Denver Airport and Narita International Airport in Tokyo.

United Airlines wants to add several airports to its hub list in the future. They can be mentioned as follows:

Newark Liberty International Airport

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport


United Airlines offers flights to Accra and Lagos in Africa. In the Caribbean, its flights can be boarded from cities such as Oranjestad, Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, San Juan and Punta Cana. In Central and North America, flights depart to Liberia, Cancun and Calgary except to a few destinations in the United States.

In the South of America, this American carrier provides flights to Buenos Aires, Lima and Rio di Janeiro. In Asia, the main airports are Beijing, Taipei, Osaka, Singapore and Seoul. The most important European destinations of United Airlines are Brussels, Rome, Paris, Amsterdam and Frankfurt. Melbourne and Guam are major places in the ocean belt.

Frequent flight program

Mileage plus is a common flight program of United Airlines. The main advantage of the program is that recipients get infinite mileage. However, for this to be effective, the flyer must be redeemed or earn mileage every eighteen months.

The organization also provides membership at the elite level. This provides more benefits than standard members. This facility was launched in 2010 and could only be accessed by members who had Premier, 1K and Premier Executive Membership.

These members were also able to receive unlimited upgrades on domestic flights. However, these facilities are only provided if there is enough space in the flights.

Sharing agreements

United Airlines deals with Codesharing with a number of airlines:

Aer Lingus

Hawaiian Airlines


Island Air


Jet Airways

Ethiopian Airlines

Qatar Airways

Aviation of the Great Lakes

TACA Airlines

Gulfstream International Airlines


How to get to Wrigley Field from O’Hare Airport

When you’re visiting Chicago, you have to see the Cubs play the game. That means you need to know how to get to the Wrigley field. To do this, you can catch a taxi, rent a car or hop on a train from O’Hare Airport.

How to get to the Wrigley Field by public transport by train to the bus

For an individual who wants to hop on a bus and avoid endless fees and parking, you’re in luck. You will only need to pick up a CTA ticket for $ 6 at O’Hare. This will cover the full range of costs you will have for the return trip to and from the airport.

Head towards Wrigley Field from O’Hare by driving the CTA blue line from O’Hare to Addison St.

How to get to Wrigley Field by train from O’Hare Airport

If you hate the bus, then the train is probably the next best choice. To do that, you have to realize that you won’t be able to just jump on the train and get off the train and be done. For starters, you need to catch the Blue Line when you’re on O’Hare and take it downtown. Simply purchase a transit card at O’Hare CTA train station which can be purchased before you enter CTA tourists. One-way tickets are $ 1.50. Take the CTA Blue line train from O’Hare Airport to Washington Street Station. Exit the train to the platform and look for a staircase that moves down and directs you towards the passage to the Red Line. Go down the stairs until you reach the sidewalk and cross one block to the next staircase at the end of the tunnel. Continue the stairs one level to the Red Line. On the platform, look for trains to the north heading to Howard Street or Evanston. You won’t go as far north as Howard Street or Evanston until you get off the train and head for Wrigley Field. Be careful that the train arrives at Addison Street and exits the train. You will now be a block from Wrigley. Don’t worry about being the only person to get off here, as the train will probably be a cell phone with other fans who will also play the game if you arrive within two hours of the first pitch. Just reverse the journey and return to O’Hare. You can use the remaining amount on the same tariff card.

How to get by car Wrigley

In a vehicle you have rented or owned, you will leave the airport and take I-190 E and follow it as it turns into I-190 E / Kennedy Expressway East. Take this freeway until you reach Addison Street, which is exit 45 A. Turn left onto W Addison Street and continue on this one until you reach Addison Street 1060 W, which is Wrigley Field.

How to get to Wrigley Field by taxi

Simply take a taxi when you are at O’Hare Airport and tell the driver to look for Wrigley Field. It may be important for you to mention that you want to do this using I-90 E and use the exit from Addison Street. This gives the illusion that you are from the surrounding area and you are less likely to take an expensive taxi ride as you provide a scenic view of the city.

Whether you are taking a taxi, bus, train or even a train from O’Hare Airport, you will be able to get there with these simple directions that will take you on the safest possible route.