From our friends at Black Bear Academy
As any busy family knows, the chores associated with keeping a household running can seem never-ending! The good news is that your child can help! Empowering your child to participate in household chores is a great way to
Do you have a favorite watering hole in the neighborhood? With all of the great options available in Lincoln Square, chances are you do. But what if your dream neighborhood hangout had delicious snacks, unusual wines and the company of other food and wine loving
From Illinois State Treasurer Michael Freichs
The Treasurer’s office invests approximately $25 billion on behalf of taxpayers, college savers, and units of local government.
However, I firmly believe we must invest in people. Investing in people creates the building blocks of better neighborhoods and communities. That
The holidays have passed, we’ve rung in the New Year and now… we have winter! It is hard to entertain children when the Chicago weather hits the negative degrees! In this
Why you should focus on what your dog CAN do, and not what they CAN’T.
Brittney Frazier, CPDT-KA, Found Chicago Boarding and Training Center
Prior to adopting and welcoming a new dog into our home for the first time, we all imagine the lifestyle and activities we
Experts from Swedish Covenant Hospital and Galter LifeCenter share healthy heart tips they follow
We asked our board-certified doctors, certified trainers and dietitians what heart healthy advice they practice. Watch the video above and read below to see what they said.
Take time out of the
by Peter von Buol
Last year, for the third consecutive year, the reported incidents of crime throughout the 47th Ward increased significantly, according to the authors of an exclusive crime study compiled for the Schulter Foundation.
The study was written by the editors of popular CWBChicago.com blog
Article and Photos by Patrick Butler
Phase II work on the Metra/Union Pacific tracks running through Ravenswood will probably run until at least 2020, with “significant” closures of east/west streets, according to Joseph Ott, Metra’s engineering chief; Dan Martinez of Judlau Construction; and 47th Ward aldermanic
Score with your Football Food
The Super Bowl is just around the corner. Do you have your playbook ready for your viewing party? Whether you are entertaining for a big group of fans or a small team, you'll want your snacks to score.
Finger foods are
Michael Frerichs, Illinois State Treasurer
Odds are that you or someone you know received a gift card during the holiday season.
It is easy to see why. The cards are easy to purchase and (typically) easy to use. They can be the perfect primary gift for