by our friends at Black Bear Academy
“A book is a gift you can open again and again” ~Garrison Keillor
As we end another successful Scholastic Book Fair at Black Bear Academy, and we approach the gift-giving season, we wanted to share some important tips about
By Patrick Butler
Northcenter Chamber Kicks Off “Shop Small” Drive with Visit from Winter “Ambassadors”
A polar bear and penguin kicked off the holiday shopping season passing out #Shop Small bags, stickers and free hot chocolate in Northcenter Town Square the Monday and Wednesday prior to
In carpentry, a dovetail joint refers to two interlocking pieces that strengthen one another to contribute to structural integrity.
It's a fitting choice for the name of Bill Wesselink and Hagen Dost's brewery at Ravenswood and Belle Plaine -- the brewers' passion for history and traditional styles
The days of indulgence are upon us! We just finished digesting our turkey dinner, and now it’s time to turn our attention to holiday entertaining, namely sweets and treats. December is the time to put off the diet in favor of cookies and candy.
Whether you’ve suffered through a stroke, or are recovering from a minor injury, many individuals will face some form of physical limitation in their life. While physical therapy is known to alleviate pain and regain strength after an injury, few recognize the additional benefits occupational
From State Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs
I want my child to have a better life than I do. To do so, I believe she needs to go to college. Thousands of other parents want the same for their children. However, rising tuition costs and mounting
Tips provided by Black Bear Academy
The Holiday season is upon us and the season of gifts and giving has begun! Gifts for children with special needs can be especially difficult to find. Below are some ideas from our clinical team to help make your
By Jennifer Gibson, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Although the holidays are a time for celebration and connection with the ones we love, they can also be a time of increased stress. It is important to be mindful of our stress levels and the potential for
By: Brittney Frazier, Found Chicago
As the beautiful summer and early fall weather draws to a close, dog owners around Chicago are seeking new ways to exercise and engage with their cooped up canines. While physical activity is extremely important for any dog, mental stimulation is
Story and photos by Patrick Butler
The long wait is over.
After undergoing $4 million worth of transformation over most of this past year, the Davis Theater will