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Will Freshii fill the Chipotle void?

With all the news reports going around, it’s clear that stock market analysts and bankers are worried about whether Chipotle will ever be able regain the stronghold it once held. Since news broke in late November about food-borne illnesses being linked to Chipotle chains, many people have given up eating there. The lines that once stretched... Read more »

Scratch Goods: Providing natural ingredients for a natural high

Scratch Goods: Providing natural ingredients for a natural high
Now that Summer is unofficially over, it’s time to start thinking about how to stay relaxed and rejuvenated without the help of the beach or rooftop party. That’s where Scratch Good’s comes in. Scratch Goods, located in the Roscoe Village neighborhood, is a “Chicago skincare salon and goods maker using consciously-sourced food-grade ingredients to provide... Read more »

Si Fu Chino Latino combines two worlds in Roscoe Village

An inside look at Si Fu.
UPDATE: A second sneak peak buffet is now being offered to sample Si Fu Chino Latino’s menu. Next Friday (06.13.2014), a lunch buffet will be available from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased here. Later that same evening, Si Fu will officially open to the public.  Anyone that knows what I like... Read more »

Turn your passion into your profit!

Here it is the first Monday of 2013. I bet most people out there are dreading this first full week of work in the new year. Unfortunately, we must work because otherwise we would run out of money. With money being gone, we would become homeless, hungry, and depressed. So, as much as we would... Read more »

Job Report doesn't help those unemployed!

If you have seen any media reports today, you are well aware that the unemployment rate rose very slightly to 7.9% last month. That is up just .1% from the September rate. I think we can all agree that we are just happy the rate is still below 8%. In addition, though the rate went... Read more »

Looking for something to do? Look elsewhere!

Just on the heals of finding out that the Arlington Theater in Arlington Heights shut their doors, I find out that the AMF Bowling Alley in Rolling Meadows has shut down as well. The Arlington Theater, which closed due to a failure to reach a new lease deal, was one of my favorite hangout spots... Read more »

Dear United States Postal Service: You Still Suck; however...

Dear USPS, I still think you suck! I still believe that you guys have caused your own destruction. Some form of mail service will always be needed; however, your lack of foresight, and thinking you could never be replaced, was asinine. When you noticed that more things were going electronic, you should have focused on packages. Instead,... Read more »

Dear United States Postal Service: You Suck!

Dear USPS, I cannot believe that you lost my Christmas present from my Mother. Your online tracking says it was “delivered”; however, your local postal branch says that it was not. Either way, she mailed me a gift, and you cannot find it. Considering this is my first Christmas away from home, it really sucks... Read more »

Supportive Living Facilities & Medicaid: The impact that could affect an entire community!

So yesterday while the rest of Illinois was talking about Rod Blagojevich, I was posting about the State of Illinois not making Medicaid payments to Supportive Living Facilities. The reason for my focus on this issue is not just because I work at one, but because I want places like this to be available when... Read more »

Illinois behind in Medicaid Payments!

One thing a lot of citizens may not be aware of is how much money Supportive Living Facilities save the state! Because these facilities are only paid 60% of what nursing homes get, for every resident that a Supportive Living Facility can take, Illinois saves money. This literally means savings of millions of dollars in... Read more »
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