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Black Santa Comes to Chicago

Black Santa Comes to Chicago
As a child I never knew a different Santa Claus other than the traditional depiction existed. There was one option for Santa, and his skin tone was different than mine. During the Christmas season I was elated to go to the mall to snag a photo with Santa. This tradition made the season more magical... Read more »

Crowdsourced Security Deposits, Landlord Scores, and Smart Contracts

Crowdsourced Security Deposits, Landlord Scores, and Smart Contracts
How a Blockchain-Powered Platform Will Improve Rental Experience Globally Finding an apartment is such a stressful activity. As a person who has lived in over 5 major cities, including Los Angeles, Dallas, New York City, and Chicago, moving has become commonplace for me and my family. The most stressful part is managing the communication throughout... Read more »

Experience Breakfast With Santa at American Girl and an Overnight at Omni Hotel Chicago

Experience Breakfast With Santa at American Girl and an Overnight at Omni Hotel Chicago
The Omni Hotel Chicago is offering an American Girl Breakfast with Santa package this holiday season. This special package will allow you and your daughter to experience luxurious accommodations in the Governor Suite and transportation in a Rolls Royce to the American Girl store for breakfast with Santa.  OMNI HOTEL CHICAGO Omni Chicago Hotel recently... Read more »
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Wearable Technology that Works With You But Remains Discreet

Wearable Technology that Works With You But Remains Discreet
When wearable technology first arrived on the scene, it was an amazing new trend that kept customers ready and waiting for innovative results. According to a recent study, consumers have since abandoned the wearable technology devices–wristbands and chest straps–by the millions. Because of a number of glitches and errors, many people stopped wearing them altogether.... Read more »

Osmo's New Hotwheel Toy

Osmo's New Hotwheel Toy
It was such a thrill to finally have a car game that allows for an opportunity to use technology competitively. Mattel’s Hot WheelsTM was a favorite toy of the 90s, and now it has collaborated with Osmo to make the perfect Christmas gift. Christmas came early for my daughter when this gift arrived. Kids have... Read more »

Red Lipstick for a Cause: Lipstick Lobby

Red Lipstick for a Cause: Lipstick Lobby
There is a level of outrage and frustration in society around specific issues and socially conscious movements. Both men and women are now finding their voice and started to discuss certain issues that have not been talked about for decades. The Lipstick Lobby is a social justice brand presenting the world with a simple way... Read more »
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Summed: Your New Virtual Financial Planner  

Summed: Your New Virtual Financial Planner  
One of the best ways to get your financial affairs in order is to consult with a financial planner—someone who can answer questions about your specific goals and needs. According to Harvard Business Review, the financial industry is changing rapidly and the reflected growth means major differences in how customers manage their money. Whether you are saving... Read more »

Life Worth Living Retreat: Why You Should Attend

Life Worth Living Retreat: Why You Should Attend
The last several weeks have been emotionally taxing for the entire nation. Many people are left wondering about the meaning of life, and some the new challenges that face our nation. Some are asking important questions: “What’s truly worthy of our aspirations? What kind of life is really worth striving for? Processing these questions can... Read more »

Chicago Mom Creates Foundation to Honor Her Slain Son

Chicago Mom Creates Foundation to Honor Her Slain Son
On February 8th, 2017, Nachelle Pugh’s life changed forever. According to police reports and video footage from the scene, her son Walter Long Jr. was murdered in Chicago’s West loop. In an effort to keep his passion for music alive and also spread the impact that his music had on the arts community, every Wednesday since... Read more »
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Build-A-Bear Birthday

Build-A-Bear Birthday
The first birthday bash at Build-A-Bear was amazing and exceeded our expectations. As a mother of three, I am busy with cooking, cleaning, and raising my three very different girls. My oldest, deaf and autistic, has a number of challenges. My inquisitive and bright three year old, our perpetual talker and project manager requires a... Read more »