Posts in category "Uncategorized"

Evanston's Mayoral Candidate: Steve Hagerty

Evanston's Mayoral Candidate: Steve Hagerty
Evanston is a gorgeous city along Lake Michigan just north of Chicago. It is home to Northwestern University and is one of the most aesthetically pleasing and culturally vibrant cities on the Northshore. It leads the way in providing a growth-rich environment for individuals and families to call home. Through the years, the community has become... Read more »

American Girl's Doll of the Year is a Poet: Gabriela McBride

American Girl's Doll of the Year is a Poet: Gabriela McBride
American Girl’s girl of the year doll for 2017 is a poet and dancer named Gabriela McBride, who uses the two art forms to help overcome her stuttering. Gabriela is the newest doll in American Girl’s line of dolls, which depicts girls of diverse backgrounds and interests. The 18-inch doll, which has brown eyes and curly dark brown... Read more »

Osmo Coding: The Innovative Coding Program Being Taught in a Chicago Area Classroom

Osmo Coding: The Innovative Coding Program Being Taught in a Chicago Area Classroom
Learning to code has been called the most important 21st-century skill. Tangibles, or physical objects designed to embody mathematical concepts, have been proven as crucial to development and approachable for kids. Chicago is rich in culture and creative opportunities to learn in a productive environment throughout different community programs and schools. Frances Judd displays that... Read more »
Advertisement:

Do You Need Comfort Food? Omni is offering Delicious Soups This Month

Do You Need Comfort Food? Omni is offering Delicious Soups This Month
This February marks the launch of “Omni Originals,” a brand new culinary and cocktail program from Omni Hotels & Resorts. As part of the “Omni Originals” series, participating properties from across the country will feature themed food and beverage programming each quarter that showcases the hotel brand’s regional culinary talent, speaks to timely trends, and... Read more »

Chicago SNCC History Project Conference: “From Civil Rights to Black Power”

Chicago SNCC History Project Conference: “From Civil Rights to Black Power”
“From Civil Rights to Black Power” – A conference by the Chicago SNCC History Project This two-day conference will revisit an understudied and often misunderstood, but crucial, part of the ongoing African-American fight for freedom, social justice and humanity. This is fifty years after the very controversial shout, “Black Power,” rang out on a Mississippi... Read more »

The People's Choice Awards: Where the People Voted for the Best in Entertainment

The People's Choice Awards: Where the People Voted for the Best in Entertainment
Comedian Joel McHale (“The Great Indoors”) hosted the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, on Wednesday, January 18, 2017  via CBS. The PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS continue to be the only major awards show voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites in movies, music, television and digital. Their website houses the voting platform where fans determine... Read more »
Advertisement:

Five Reasons to Participate in a Tech Bootcamp

Five Reasons to Participate in a Tech Bootcamp
Launching a startup can be a daunting task. Because there are now more options available for building technology, this year, non-technical entrepreneurs will enter the tech industry in large numbers. Per Harvard Business Review, not all startups come from Silicon Valley. Now is a good time to launch a startup, and you don’t have to... Read more »

Three Ways to Plan a Holiday Staycation Instead

Three Ways to Plan a Holiday Staycation Instead
The holiday season can be a stressful time of the year. The expectations that we place on ourselves are endless. With a mounting to do list, sometimes it feels like there is nothing enjoyable about the season. Before becoming frustrated with your family, consider going on a staycation. Stay in your same city, but book... Read more »

My Favorite Chicago Hotel: Omni Chicago

My Favorite Chicago Hotel: Omni Chicago
The Omni Hotel Chicago, an all-suite hotel located on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, is a delightful Chicago experience. The historical detail placed into the decorating of each suite is remarkable. Besides the coffee table books and stunning views of Michigan Avenue, some guest suites provide a glimpse of Lake Michigan. David Katz, Director of Sales and... Read more »
Advertisement:

Englewood's Finest: Young Actress Bounces Back After Being Cancelled

Englewood's Finest: Young Actress Bounces Back After Being Cancelled
It is hard to bounce back from disappointment. Englewood native Alanah McClanahan dispelled that idea when she turned a recent heartbreak into an opportunity to serve. Alanah is an actress who lives in one of Chicago’s toughest neighborhoods. Alanah began her acting and modeling career at the age of 6. Now 11 years old, Alanah has been featured... Read more »