Tag Archives: Super Shopper Spotter

Comeback For the Triple S Super-Hero Costume?

It’s preliminary, so I’m unable to divulge details just yet. But it appears that the Triple S super-hero costume in which I galavanted around Oak Park for the holiday season some 18 months ago may soon be making a re-appearance. It would be for another local cause, it would be in the near future and, […]

The Story Behind `Super Skateboarder Stopper’

A quarter-century ago, I was fooled–hook, line and sinker–by an April Fool’s story in Sports Illustrated. It was about “Sidd Finch,” a newcomer to the baseball scene purported to be able to hurl the ball 168 mph, or roughly 68 mph faster than anybody else. And I like pulling legs as much as anyone else–and […]

Super Shopper Spotter: The Commercial

Usually, my PR work involves more time on the keyboard and less time dashing to and fro in public while wearing a cape and red boots. With that in mind, if you were in the Downtown Oak Park area a few days ago, you might have seen some especially bizarre behavior, even by Super Shopper […]

Shop the Village & Super Shopper Spotter

It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s Super Shopper Spotter! A new superhero has descended on Oak Park and he’s on the lookout for people shopping locally. Bearing an uncanny resemblance to yours truly, S-3 (for short) is one of the new, fun wrinkles to the 2nd installment of the “Shop the Village” program whose implementation I […]