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Winter Pest Control Tip for Your Business from 2nd Generation Exterminator Robiar Smith, CEO of R.B. Pest Solutions (Part 2)

Winter Pest Control Tip for Your Business from 2nd Generation Exterminator Robiar Smith, CEO of R.B. Pest Solutions (Part 2)
R.B. Pest Solutions specializes in providing effective and reliable pest control solutions for residential and commercial properties. During this winter season, Robiar Smith, CEO of R.B. Pest Solutions, shared with me what business owners should be doing during the winter months on top of operating in the covid pandemic. She said, “As the seasons change... Read more »

Someone You Should Know: Dr. Goldwyn B. Foggie AKA Dr. Goldie

Someone You Should Know: Dr. Goldwyn B. Foggie AKA Dr. Goldie
Dr. Goldwyn B. Foggie, also known as Dr. Goldie, is a board certified Obesity Medicine Specialist and OB/GYN. She founded Illinois Wellness and Weight Loss Centers to promote health and wellness through the prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity. Her desire to transform lives grew after she lost both her parents to obesity-related illnesses. The best... Read more »

From Chicago Teen Mom to Atlanta PR Expert: Manisha Holiday's New Book is Victorious

From Chicago Teen Mom to Atlanta PR Expert: Manisha Holiday's New Book is Victorious
Manisha Holiday grew up on the SouthSide of Chicago. She was raised by a single mother and was only 15 years old when she had her first baby. The biggest challenges for her were providing for her child, juggling school, and growing up too soon. “I wanted to make my mom proud, so I did what... Read more »
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Someone You Should Know: Mandene Muhammad, Owner of the Legacy Men's Boutique

Someone You Should Know: Mandene Muhammad, Owner of the Legacy Men's Boutique
What is Your Legacy? Founded in fall of 2017 by Mandene Muhammad, Legacy Men’s Boutique exists to provide high end men’s clothing and accessories at affordable prices. Previously nestled in the heart of Bronzeville Chicago on King Drive, Mandene and staff are proud to serve the community and provide an inviting atmosphere which caters to the urban and... Read more »

CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson is the ultimate "Good Cop" and "Nice Guy"

CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson is the ultimate "Good Cop" and "Nice Guy"
As we bid a long, overdue adieu to Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson, it dawned on me which stereotypes EJ exemplifies. EJ is the ultimate “Good Cop” and annoying “Nice Guy”. You know the “Good Cop” who’s there to “Protect” you from his partner AKA the “Bad Cop” and “Help” you make the best of... Read more »

Someone You Should Know: Bertony Faustin, Oregon Change & Wine Maker #FollowTheRedCup #20Slash19 #Cricklife

Someone You Should Know: Bertony Faustin, Oregon Change & Wine Maker #FollowTheRedCup #20Slash19 #Cricklife
“It’s great that I’m the first but what’s most important is that I’m not the last.” – Bertony Faustin In 2008, Bertony Faustin became the 1st recorded Black winemaker in Oregon. The journey that lead him to this incredible accomplishment was not typical…nor could it have been. In an industry of legacy and privilege, Bertony... Read more »
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Celebrating SIB's Breakfast Club's 2019 African American Business Leaders, Innovators and Game Changers

Celebrating SIB's Breakfast Club's 2019 African American Business Leaders, Innovators and Game Changers
Celebrating African American Business Leaders, Innovators and Game Changers with Sibyl Holloway of SIB’S Breakfast Club SIB’S Breakfast Club was founded in 2008 by Sibyl Holloway to encourage support of African American business and enterprise through both social and nonsocial networking. The breakfast club started informally as a way for Sibyl to connect with friends and... Read more »

Black Chicago Summer Events (July 2018)

Black Chicago Summer Events (July 2018)
Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. I created the Red Cup Adventures (RCA) blog as my platform to highlight and discuss the Sounds and Sights of Black Chicago. My RCA blog covers everything from Chicago politics, my random thoughts, to hot events. This is my... Read more »

Black Chicago Summer Events (June 2018)

Black Chicago Summer Events (June 2018)
Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. I created the Red Cup Adventures (RCA) blog as my platform to highlight and discuss the Sounds and Sights of Black Chicago. My RCA blog covers everything from Chicago politics, my random thoughts, to hot events. This is my... Read more »
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Aaron Ireland wants to know “What are your kids doing this summer?”

Aaron Ireland wants to know “What are your kids doing this summer?”
Aaron Ireland was born on the south side, graduated from the Chicago Public School system (Poe Classical Elementary and Whitney Young High School), received a Masters from the University of Chicago in the Art of Teaching and has spent 15 years in the education industry. He is an educator with a desire to heighten the... Read more »