Danahey on the Loose, Being a Gourmand

Yeah, I’m a gourmand, and most of what that implies. It started when I was a toddler. My grandfather and I would sit in the back of his mom-and-pop grocery store on the South Side of Chicago and eat smoked fish slathered in sour cream and served on top of a sweet roll. My gourmand […]

Danahey on the Loose at THE LAST SHIP

Despite its pedigree – with director Joe Mantello, writers John Logan and Brian Yorkey and choreographer Steven Hoggett all award-winners – I was prepared not to like “This Last Ship”, the musical heading for Broadway making its debut in the fall and running through July 13 at the Bank of America Theatre downtown. The reason: […]

Danahey on the Loose at The Irish House Party

If a band is called The Irish House Party, what better way to see them than in somebody’s house? That’s what I was fortunate enough to do Sunday at the Clarke estate in West Dundee. Sure, I was gonna go see the act at the Irish American Heritage Center Saturday, but it snowed. Again. See, […]