In praise of Uber

Millennium Park was a mob scene.

My two sons and I were at the Chicago Jazz Festival soaking up some great music over the weekend. This is the second year in a row we made the trek to Chicago.

The Festival takes place at gorgeous Millennium Park in the breathtaking Jay Pritzker Pavilion. As Friday night’s music wrapped, we decided we needed more jazz and decided to go the Jazz Showcase.

Normally, this would necessitate a cab, as we had our car parked way back at our hotel.

My son told me not to worry.

“Watch this,” he said. He pulled out his iPhone.

Tap, tap, tap went his fingers.

He said, “our ride will be here in a minute.”

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