Archive for May 2012

Chicago Needs More Playgrounds

Last week, Chicago Tribune columnist Blair Kamin’s article regarding big city open spaces and park systems caught my eye with Chicago ranking 14th out of 40 of the nation’s largest cities. Naturally I was curious to see which cities we were trailing: San Francisco, Boston, New York, Washington and Philadelphia. Scores were based on access... Read more »

Who Will Save the Music?

Turn on the television these days and you’ll find an overabundance of programs with music at their focus from dramas to reality shows taking ordinary unknowns and catapulting them into super stardom. Some that come to mind are The Voice, American Idol, Glee, America’s Got Talent, Smash, and the upcoming Duets. These shows are packed... Read more »

What Inspires You?

When was the last time you were truly inspired?  When did someone or something motivate you to action, spark your emotions, or awaken you, causing you to think in a different way? Can’t remember? Not surprising. In the busy routine of our work-a-day lives, inspiration seems elusive and all too rare. In the wood paneled... Read more »
Advertisement:
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Meet The Blogger

    Lisa Stiegman

    My name is Lisa Stiegman and I have been a Chicago area resident all my life. Besides being the mother of three children, I have been a writer, editor, and teacher.

  • Recent Comments

    • Excitement and exploration for the children. This type of muesums and initiatives should be created more. http://www.canadaessaywriting.com/
      Read the story | Reply to this comment
    • Children would have got meaningful time to spend. Museum that engraves children mind with science and technology, which will make…
      Read the story | Reply to this comment
    • fb_avatar
      Free child admission at MSI its a great news to hear for the parents. This museum offers good knowledge for…
      Read the story | Reply to this comment
    • fb_avatar
      Your contents is really forcing out your readers to give the nice remarks. Essay Writing
      Read the story | Reply to this comment
    • fb_avatar
      You fully match our expectation and the selection of our data. assignment writing services
      Read the story | Reply to this comment
  • Monthly Archives

  • Tags

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: