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

 

Fork and Knife: from casual to serious dinning

By Patrick Butler

 

David Byers didn’t plan on opening a pair of eateries in Northcenter and Lincoln Square. It just happened, starting with the Fiddlehead Café, which later became the Fork, said his business sidekick, Anthony Munger.

 

Munger himself was studying to become a documentaryRead more

 

From the Chopping Block

Have a “Pizza” - the Action on the Grill

We eagerly await this time of year because we get to take our love of cooking outdoors in our grilling classes at Lincoln Square. We cook under the Chicago sun or stars (depending on the time of yourRead more

 

Collaboration

From our Friends at Black Bear Academy

col·lab·o·ra-tion \kə-ˌla-bə-ˈrā-shən\ noun: the action of working with someone to produce or create something.

This five syllable word is a very important word in the lives of families working with a team of professionals, managing the needs of children with developmentalRead more

 

Concordia Place

The following article is by Jessica Trumbull, an Early Childhood Director at Concordia Place in Chicago. Concordia Place serves children, teens, adults and seniors through their multi-generational programming. For information visit their website at concordiaplace.org or call 773.463.1600.

Get Out and Play!

Children need to move –Read more

 

Sharing the road: bike safety tips for Chicago cyclists and motorists

by David Modica

For many, biking is more than a hobby. It can be a source of transportation, passion or even a way of life. Most importantly, it’s downright fun. 

The good news for Windy City residents is that Chicago is ahead of the game whenRead more