Posts in category "Local News"

7 Things You Never Read in Obituaries but Should

<strong>"He was pretty much an A-hole to everyone"</strong><br><br> This would accurately describe like 20 people I know but I'll still never read it in an obituary.
I bet you interact with at least 10 annoying people everyday. They might be outright rude, or just inconsiderate. Maybe they’re painfully bad at their job and it grates on you. It’s possible a nearby service worker always gives you the same trite answer they think is so clever when you ask how they are... Read more »

The 5 W's of Emerging Artist Alison Meaney

The 5 W's of Emerging Artist Alison Meaney
From a big family with art in her blood, emerging Chicago paintress Alison Meaney has been making the world a brighter place since she came smiling into it.  Alison is a cheerful Irish gal with a heart of gold, a contagious laugh, and the strokes of a super whimsical, dancing  paintbrush once used by her... Read more »

8 Best Things About Participating in and Winning the 2011 AAJA- Chicago Trivia Bowl for ChicagoNow

8 Best Things About  Participating in and Winning the 2011 AAJA- Chicago Trivia Bowl for ChicagoNow
On Saturday I was lucky enough to be one member of eight to represent ChicagoNow in the AJAA Trivia Bowl. I had a blast and here is why.   1. Meeting Fellow Bloggers We don’t get many chances to meet one another so it’s always fun when we can. I knew Curtis and Exavier (both... Read more »
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Five Ways to Get On the News

Like us on Facebook. Just go to the camcorder section of your local electronics store and you’ll see that the desire to be on TV remains strong in an American public determined to prove that they got talent, despite what that bastard Howie Mandel might say. People want their 15 minutes, and aside from various... Read more »