Marie has long worn bright red lipstick and it’s become her business trademark and calling card. Now as a cancer survivor, this practice has evolved from a fashion statement to an important message to her family, friends and followers—she “will still wear red” to help
by Peter von Buol
The Chicago Police Department’s Community Policing (CAPS) program continues to be a vital resource for 47th Ward residents concerned about crime in their community.
According to officials at the Chicago Police Dept., residents who attend beat meetings are directly helping their local
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
From Michael W. Frerichs, Illinois State Treasurer
One of the lesser-known roles of the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office involves gift cards.
Some unused gift cards after a certain period of time are considered unclaimed property. As such, the value of these cards is surrendered to the
From our friends at Black Bear Academy
As we approach this holiday filled with lots of preferred food and snack options, it feels appropriate to address the concerns that parents often share about their children and their eating. As parents, it is our responsibility to pay
Have you ever found yourself staring at the meat case in the supermarket with a blank look on your face? Are you wondering what’s the difference between prime, choice and select meat? Pondering which ribs should you get: baby back, country style or spare ribs?
From Swedish Covenant Hospital
Prevention is always the best option in protecting yourself from all forms of illness, and influenza is no different. Flu season typically begins in October or November and can last as late as May. Preparing for the increase in exposure to the virus
By Jennifer Gibson, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
As the largest gift-giving season of the year approaches, it can be difficult to balance receiving and giving when it comes to our children. Here are some helpful things to keep in mind as parents when navigating the gift-giving
By Patrick Butler
The 97-year-old Davis Theater at 4614 N. Lincoln Ave., is about to get its first major facelift in decades – probably starting with the washrooms if owner Tom Fencl has his way.
“I know from standing at bus stops that a lot
This summer, Swedish Covenant Hospital is bringing two new immediate care centers to Chicago’s north side, providing community members with access to convenient, quality health care for a variety of non-life-threatening emergencies.
The first center opened in June in the Sauganash neighborhood (6141 N. Cicero