Tag: hyde park

I'm Giving Up Meat, Not Becoming a Suicide Bomber: Cut Me Some Slack

January 1st, I decided to give vegetarianism a try.   Some years ago, for about a 14 months, I gave up meat cold tofu.  I was incredibly thin but not necessarily healthy as I really didn’t do it the right way.  I ate a lot of grilled cheese sandwiches and just other variations of crap... Read more »

10 Reasons To See "The Family" At The Movies This Week

10 Reasons To See "The Family" At The Movies This Week
If there is anything you need to know about me, you should know this: 1. I love the movies but enjoy them more at a cheaper price. 2. I love seeing any movies in which Robert De Niro has a key role. I took in “The Family” at the Icon Theater on Roosevelt.  Icon is... Read more »

Sandi Jackson's Past Birthday Celebrations: Another Brick In The Wall Of Corruption

I met the Jackson couple when I worked as Vice-President for a struggling non-for-profit organization. We weren’t looking for hand-outs but assistance in forging relationships that would assist in the growth and development of children in need. After much persistence, Jesse Jackson, Jr. agreed to meet with my colleague and I at our headquarters. The... Read more »

Sandy Hook Fundraising Event: Saturday, January 19, 2013

Healing Hearts” with blissfolds yoga®” is hosting a fundraising event benefiting the families of Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. 100% of funds collected from this event will go directly to organizations in Connecticut working exclusively for those affected by this tragedy. Note from Shalise Nichols, owner & instructor, blissfolds yoga® “I was beside myself with... Read more »

Hyde Park, I Love You! The Best Food Hyde Park Has To Offer.

Hyde Park is my obsession. I love the area with its eclectic style. From Jewish to Thai, the best food lies here. This is an exclusive list of my faves: Jewish Style Deli: Zaleski & Horvath Market Cafe zhmarketcafe.com 1126 E. 47th St Chicago, IL Oy Vey, did I just eat a friggin duck meat... Read more »