Rededication Ceremony of Chicago’s Berlin Wall Monument

by Peter von Buol

The Gene and Rosemary Schulter Foundation, DANK Haus, the German-American Cultural Center and the Cold War Museum-Midwest will host a rededication ceremony of Chicago’s own Berlin Wall Monument at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 5.
Located inside the CTA’s Brown Line stationRead more

 

The Book Cellar Celebrates 13 Years in Lincoln Square

Provides Unique Destination Shopping Experience by Peter von Buol

Fourteen years ago, Lincoln Square was a thriving shopping district but there was one glaring absence. There were, however, no bookstores in the neighborhood. It was the era of rapid expansion for large chain bookstores such as theRead more

 

Breast Cancer Fitness Support Group Helps Improve Wellness

by David Modica 

Like many cancer survivors, Katy knows that survivorship doesn’t end with treatment. What follows often carries its own set of difficulties. To combat these challenges head on, Katy joined the Breast Cancer Fitness Support Group, an important component of Swedish Covenant Hospital modelRead more

 

From the Chopping Block: Vegan from Scratch

The decision to adopt a vegan lifestyle is not one most people take lightly. Whether you are
considering going vegan or are already eating that way, it's important to understand the diet and what you need to do to be healthy. The Chopping Block recentlyRead more

 

Get back on the (No. 11) bus!

By Patrick Butler

Use it or lose the No. 11 Lincoln Avenue route, CTA officials warned at their June board meeting as they granted yet another reprieve at least until Sept. 1 at the transit agency’s latest board meeting.

After that, “we expect to make aRead more

 

Meet the owners of Gideon Welles

By Patrick Butler

Like everything else in the Lincoln Square/Ravenswood area, the bar and restaurant at 4500 N. Lincoln Ave. has seen its share of changes.

Over the years, that corner watering hole just across the street from Welles Park has been the Parkside, then Latitudes,Read more

 

A Lifetime of Learning – The Importance of Dog Training Longevity and Maintenance

By: Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago Boarding and Training Center

Have you ever heard of a person refer to their dog as “trained” or that their dog needs to be “trained?” The notion that dog training is an event which happens only once during the course ofRead more

 

Summer Jam at Concordia Place

This summer, Concordia Place is offering a series of music and entertainment events at each location for families and the community. On June 17, our Whipple location held the first event of the series with 70 families and community members in attendance. Jennifer Viets, ourRead more

 

Swedish Covenant Hospital Completes Phase 1 of Emergency Department Renovation

Swedish Covenant Hospital has completed Phase 1 of its Emergency Department renovation to further enhance service to the community by improving the operational efficiency, flexibility and throughput of the department. The newly completed patient and staff areas are now open for use following city andRead more

 

From the Chopping Block: Planning the Perfect Summer Potluck

With the official arrival of summer, it’s time for potluck parties on the patio! The potluck is the most stress-free way to entertain, however even the guest-driven event needs to be managed correctly. Here’s advice from The Chopping Block’s chefs for pulling off the bestRead more