1997 National Restaurant Show

    Dorothy Hope and Gary Wright working the the booth at the McCormick Place in Chicago, May ~ 1997

"Embracing Charleston, His Beloved Home.    American Impressionist, John Carroll Doyle,        artwork depicts the low country life around    Charleston, South Carolina. His work ranges          from low country scenes, still life, portraits                and nudes to Charleston architecture."           HERE

Jay Bender, as seen in the after show issue of the NRA's    magazine , displays a barstool top made from a Chili Peppers          T-shirt in the booth during the 2 day trade show at McCormick    Place, Chicago

"Blue Chicago is world-renowned offering the best of Chicago‚Äôs blues musicians and vocalists performing in an intimate and friendly atmosphere. Conveniently located in the River North Entertainment district near the major hotels."                            HERE