Posts tagged "stop look listen"

Local Author Helps You Live a Full and Connected Life with "Open Boxes"

Blogger, freelance writer, and author Christine Organ releases a debut story collection that reveals the sacred through everyday living. Like a skilled weaver, Organ laces personal insights, anecdotes, and observations into a skilled tapestry of the human spirit. Book Description Through stories about everything from spirituality and parenting, self-acceptance and friendship, shopping at Old Navy... Read more »

Chicago Food and Wine Crawl Creates Unique and Enjoyable Experience for All

 Chicago Food and Wine Crawl Creates Unique and Enjoyable Experience for All
While traveling to Napa in 2012 for a wine country tour I stumbled upon what I thought was a great idea. How do i provide the same wine tour experience in an big city setting. While Chicago may not share the Napa Valley landscape (or the great year round weather) one thing Chicago does have... Read more »

Saturday's "Night of A Thousand Noogies" Supports Gilda's Club Chicago

    A night of comedy to help combat cancer.  The folks at Gilda’s Club do amazing work . The team in Chicago provides over 350 programs/activities monthly for  cancer patients and their families.  They have created a true community of support. The Gilda’s Club Chicago Associate Board presents its 11th annual Night of a... Read more »
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Book Review: "Time Signature" - Music,History, and Time Travel Make an Interesting Trio

Remember the song “Abracadabra” by The Steve Miller Band?  We’ll you’ll be humming it for days if you read “Time Signature” by Carlo Kennedy. But I assure you, you’ll love every minute of it because the book takes you on a musical as well as historical journey. Chris Agnello is a struggling musician and loner... Read more »

Guest Blog: Modern-day lynching: The Killing of Michael Brown

Guest blog today by media consultant T. Shawn Taylor writing about the Michael Brown incident and the growing issue of African American Males caught in a violent confrontations with law enforcement. By T. Shawn Taylor Another innocent black male is dead. Do we dare expect justice in the killing of Michael Brown by a suburban... Read more »

Taste For A Cause Offers, Food , Fun , Support for Gilda's Club Chicago

Taste For A Cause Offers, Food , Fun , Support for Gilda's Club Chicago
I have made it my mission to help in any way I can organizations that are helping to negate the physical and emotional toll that cancer causes.  I’ve had too many losses friends and family.  So tonight I continue that help mission with “Taste For A Cause” a tasting event at Tocco (1266 North Milwaukee).... Read more »
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This Weekend Is For Fun.....Are You In??

Forget the rain, cool summer nights , flooding…this weekend you  (and I ) deserve a full weekend of  activities, so here are a few suggestions : FRIDAY BEARS KICKOFF PARTY HOSTED BY CHICAGO DESIGN CONCEPTS   Join Chicago Design Concepts at Lincoln Park Stadium Bar & Grill – LP Stadium for an evening of exciting... Read more »

"Eras of Hope" This Friday At Underground - Celebrates Agency's 100+ Years of Fighting Child Abuse

"Eras of Hope" This Friday At Underground -  Celebrates Agency's 100+ Years of Fighting Child Abuse
Join us on Friday, April 25th as we travel through time to celebrate One Hope United’s 119-year history of protecting children and strengthening families. Eras of Hope will showcase the Chicago-based awareness and fundraising initiatives taking place throughout April as part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and celebrate the role that our community partners... Read more »

"Pour" Supporting Arts4Kids Foundation Provides Disadvantaged Kids the Opportunity for Deeper Cultural Experiences

"Pour" Supporting Arts4Kids Foundation Provides Disadvantaged Kids the Opportunity for Deeper Cultural Experiences
Arts4Kids aims to introduce children to a variety of arts, hence fostering intellectual and emotional growth as well as enabling to spear through the cultural bearers. It’s founder Leonard Mogul has help sponsor cultural trips for underprivileged kids across Chicago. “Its important that these children are exposed to a different atmosphere and understand there is... Read more »
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Ten People To Watch in 2014

Jillian Conley  is an author, blogger, freelance writer, event host, radio host, and TV host based in Chicago. She is also co-founder of My Three Sisters Publishing with her sisters where their main goal is to give exposure to new writers. Jillian has received much recognition for her philanthropy volunteering for Charity 4 Life and as a co-founder of My Three Sisters Literacy Initiative.
They are filmmakers, philanthropists, vintners, personalities, writers and urban developers. They are people whose names you’ll be hearing for some time to come both locally and nationally.  I thank them for humbly sharing their bios for my annual “people to watch” blog.  Here are ten people you should keep your eye on this year. To connect... Read more »