Archive for November 2019

Soar high, Ruth George

I cried myself to sleep last night over someone I didn’t know. Why you might ask? Because I’m a mother. Because I’m human. Because I’m a female. Ruth George was a 19-year-old UIC student, who according to what I have read, was an honors student and the light of her family. At 19, she was... Read more »

Colorful Passports in the South Loop

If you live or work in the South Loop, you may have noticed it has become more eye-catching with some new door art known as “Corri-doors.” While large-scale murals have hung around for some time, the artsy doors are a new project by Wabash Arts Corridor (WAC) in partnership with Columbia College. I have always had... Read more »

Halloween, Chicago Style

In my opinion, it doesn’t get any better than Chicago for Halloween, even when Mother Nature *gifts* us with snow. Chicagoans take this holiday seriously and the entertaining North Halsted Halloween Parade is a solid indicator of that.  Off Color Brewing – Mousetrap went all out with their annual Dino S’mores Release/Costume Party. When I... Read more »