Cara Carriveau

Christkindlemarket Chicago Is Now Open

With our Perfect Christmas Blend going on and now the Christkindlemarket Market Chicago open, it’s officially the holiday season.  If you’ve never been to this German inspired open air festival, you are missing out on a lot of fun.  You can get amazing  gifts for the holidays like beer steins or cuckoo clocks or nutcrackers or ornaments…and enjoy the best sausage and ... Read More »

The Local Tourist Member Of The Week

Besides playing great music for you each afternoon on Chicago’s 100.3 I also share my love of this great city on The Local Tourist, a comprehensive website offering ideas on where to go and what to do in Chicago.  My specialty is music but I also can’t help but write about our beloved Blackhawks every now and then.  This week I’m being ... Read More »

Prost! Join Me This Friday To Help Support Oak Leyden Developmental Services

I’ve had the pleasure of hosting Oak-Leyden Developmental Services annual benefit for the past three years.  This year’s event is called Oak-toberfest and it’s happening this Friday, November 7th at Hofbräuhaus Chicago.  Expect to have a lot of fun with yummy German food, beverages, raffles and silent auction, a roving oompah band and more.  My favorite part is when Oak-Leyden’s ... Read More »

Harry Potter Fans Are In For A Halloween Treat

JK Rowling will be publishing a 1,700 word story about the witch and former professor Dolores Umbridge on Halloween.  You’ll discover the never before published backstory of that character.  Head to on October 31 to check it out! Read More »

Thinking of blowing off work? Here’s what NOT to tell your boss. compiled a stellar list of the worst excuses for skipping work.  Apparently, “I’m not feeling well” is too boring.  Some employees are getting far more creative but not necessarily convincing. Some of worst: I just put a casserole in the oven. My teeth fell out while I was driving down the highway. I accidentally got on a plane. I ... Read More »

Fleetwood Mac Is Coming Back

This is great news!  Even better, you can win free tickets to see Fleetwood Mac on Valentines Day from Chicago’s 100.3 beginning this Wednesday.  It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to win, because we’ll be giving them away at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.  Good luck! Read More »

The Biggest And Scariest Fright Fest EVER begins this weekend at Six Flags Great America

Listen to win a 4-pack of tickets to Six Flags Great America‘s Fright Fest each afternoon this week (10/6-10/10).  In celebration of Fright Fest I decided to ride Goliath with a few ghoulfriends…check it out: Fright Fest begins Saturday, September 27 and runs weekends through November 2 and is now open later to scare later.  Hours are Fridays 5p-11p, Saturdays 11a-12midnight, ... Read More »

Bill Murray Still Has The Moves

A week ago Bill Murray crashed a birthday party, just days before his own 64th birthday.  Check out his dancing moves to Tommy Tutone’s “876-5306/Jenny”:   Read More »

At 5 Win Tickets To See Maroon 5

Five is your lucky number.  I have five pair of tickets to give away for Maroon 5 – listen to win at 5pm each day this week!  Wouldn’t be awesome to see them Thursday, March 19 at The United Center? Tickets go on sale this Saturday (9/13) at 9am through ticketmaster. Read More »