10 Promising Career Paths to Consider

With the ever-changing job market, it’s challenging to know what career paths are the most promising. However, some career paths are worth considering as they have a high growth potential and …

What You Should Know About Temp Agencies

Almost everyone has worked with a temp or known someone who has. Some temps have worked nothing else while other temps have gone from a temp to a permanent job. What …

Scientists May Have Discovered the Secret Behind Ancient Roman Self-Healing Concrete

Self-healing concrete is a game-changer in the construction industry. The technology has the potential to extend the life of structures, reduce maintenance costs and improve safety. In addition, it promotes sustainability …

Local Events and Activities Give Chicago Retirees Plenty of Reasons to Get Out of the House

The weather may be getting colder, but that isn’t keeping many of Chicago’s senior citizens from partaking in all the activities and events the city has to offer in the days …

Intentional Chlorine Gas Leak Disrupts 2014 Midwest Furfest in Chicago Hotel

The annual 2014 Midwest Furfest had an unfortunate interruption this year as the animal aficionados joined several thousand other guests staying at Rosemont’s Hyatt hotel (right outside Chicago) in evacuating the …

Chicago’s First Shake Shack Gets Its First Major Review

The Windy City’s first Shake Shack opened to eager customers this week after a two-year wait, and according to Eater, the burger joint didn’t have to wait long for its first major review. Kevin …

Black Cabinets Are Newest High-End Kitchen Design Trend, Designers Say

The color black is making a big splash in modern kitchens, according to an Oct. 27 article by Jura Koncius for The Washington Post. “Black is replacing white or gray as the …

Thibodeau Doesn’t Know How Long Bulls’ Butler Will Be Out With Thumb Injury

Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler is out with a thumb injury, which could have an effect on his contract negotiations with the team. According to Hoops Habit, the thumb injury is listed as …

Chicago Man Steals Semi-Truck and Critically Injuries Bicyclist in Hit and Run Accident

If there’s one vehicle that’s likely to be noticed when someone steals it, that vehicle is probably a semi-truck. But that didn’t stop 31-year-old Chicago resident Jason Popko, who stole a …

New Study May Link Rates of ADHD Drug Use to Educational Structure

The results of a new study have some researchers wondering if the staggering numbers of children in the United States taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder have more to do with …

Chicago Suburb Rocked by Gas Explosion

As the weather gets colder and winter approaches, many homeowners are likely turning on their heat to make their homes more comfortable. However, it might be wise to have a professional …

Third Party Review Validates 96% of Red Light Camera Tickets in Chicago

Today is the last day for motorists in Chicago to have traffic violations they received from red light violations reviewed by a third party, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. With support …

Chicago Cyberstalker Convicted, Will Spend Eight Years Behind Bars

A Chicago-area man convicted of felony cyberstalking and residential theft has recently been sentenced to eight years in prison. According to NBC Chicago, Jicheng “Kevin” Liu, of Lincoln Park, could have …