Posts in category "News"

SELF Magazine Tutu Bashing: You should be ashamed of yourSELF

SELF Magazine Tutu Bashing: You should be ashamed of yourSELF
Have you heard the story yet? A runner, Monika Allen, gets an email from SELF Magazine about a month ago, asking if they can use her photograph, which shows Ms. Allen running the LA Marathon in a tutu. Specifically, a Wonder Woman tutu. Rock ON, Monika Allen! Monika tells ABC News in San Diego, she... Read more »

The Lincoln Restaurant is closed

The Lincoln Restaurant is closed
The iconic Lincoln Restaurant in North Center is closing its doors for good today. The diner was a throwback to a different era and I will miss seeing the giant Abe Lincoln head sign as I pass by on north Lincoln Avenue, you know, if someone eventually gets around to taking it down. I first... Read more »

Did Facebook's new algorithm make me invisible?

Did Facebook's new algorithm make me invisible?
Facebook’s new algorithm has me feeling like a nobody. The last few times I posted a status update, no one Liked it. No one commented on it. I got crickets. I felt betrayed by all 986 of my closest friends. Usually I get all sorts of Likes and comments. Only rarely, crickets. So, what’s up?... Read more »
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A City Mom Defends her Thesis (Well, something like that-her choice to raise kids in the city)

A City Mom Defends her Thesis (Well, something like that-her choice to raise kids in the city)
Last week a lovely graduate student from Virginia Commonwealth University contacted me in regards to her research project on the topic of city moms. I know! She wanted to know why we chose to raise our kids in the city and what a typical day might be like (do I dare tell this young woman... Read more »

First ChicagoNow Author Night is Tonight!

Like books? Like blogs? Then come on out to the first, of what we hope to be many, ChicagoNow Author Night! It’s tonight at 7pm at the The Book Cellar in Lincoln Square, Chicago. Five ChicagoNow blogger/authors will be reading from their latest books, followed by a Q & A session and book signing. The... Read more »

Chicago overnight parking ban goes into effect tomorrow!

The overnight ban for parking on main streets starts December 1, and is in effect from 3 am to 7 am, regardless of snow or the snow forecast. The ban stays in effect until April 1. If you live in the city or get there frequently, you need to listen to your City Mom and... Read more »
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