Seasons Hospice Opens New Inpatient Hospice Center at Swedish Covenant Hospital

New unit will be the only inpatient hospice center on the North Side of Chicago 

 Swedish Covenant Hospital has partnered with Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care to open a new inpatient hospice center at the hospital. This new inpatient care center is designed to be a calmRead more

 

From The Chopping Block: Push Past Pie with Pumpkin

We’ve been cooking with pumpkin forever, it seems. In fact, did you know that there’s a version of Pumpkin Pie (called “Pompkin”) in America’s very first cookbook: Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery published in 1796? Check out the free version online, but you’ll probably want to skipRead more

 

Swedish Covenant Hospital CPR Training Event Trains Hundreds of People in One Day

Swedish Covenant Hospital’s recent Keep the Beat community CPR training and social event promoted heart health by training hundreds of community members in bystander CPR in a single day. 

“Our goal at Swedish is to help make our community safer and healthier,” said Anthony Guaccio,Read more

 

Café Selmarie Reaches Its 35th Anniversary by Staying in touch With Neighborhood Tastes

By Patrick Butler

Café Selmarie, 4729 N. Lincoln Ave., recently finished celebrating its 35th anniversary. The popular eatery has seen the Lincoln Square neighborhood transform itself several times over– from older residents to families to mostly younger people moving into the neighborhood with what ConnieRead more

 

Why Customers Keep Coming Back to Nuri’s Custom Tailor and Cleaners, Even When It’s Not Halloween

By Patrick Butler

It’s the little niceties that keep customers coming back to Nuri's Cleaners even after nearly 50 years, says owner Sengel Senger, noting her shop has even made Halloween costumes on occasion.

Sengul Senger doesn’t advertise her tailor shop atRead more

 

119-Year-Old Ravenswood Club Building May Face Wrecking Ball

by Peter von Buol

A prominent 119-year-old-building at the corner Wilson and Ashland Avenues may soon be demolished as the property’s current owner, a congregation of Buddhist monks, has reached an agreement to sell the property.

Located on a large corner lot, the stately wood-frameRead more

 

From The Chopping Block: Get Ready for the Biggest Apple Fest Yet!

Nothing will get you more in the fall spirit than Apple Fest. The upcoming festival that celebrates all things apple in Lincoln Square has continued to grow over the years.

The 31st edition is now two days (Saturday, October 6 & Sunday, October 7) with specialRead more

 

From The Chopping Block

Seasoned Salts Handmade by our Seasoned Chef

The Chopping Block is excited to launch a new line of products designed to help you flavor your food better. Our Owner/Chef Shelley Young  is creating handmade salt blends in Michigan now, and she has plans for more driedRead more

 

7 Hacks to Getting The Most Out of Oktoberfest Munich

01 | Go on a weekday.

Oktoberfest Munich sees about 7 million visitors each year... over just 16 days. Holy Schnitzel, that’s a lot of people. A lot of people who need their butts on seats in order to get beers. As you can imagine, weekendsRead more

 

Free Workshops at City Hall for September 2018

The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business education workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall.

To register for a workshop call 312-744-2086 or e-mail BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org

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