Easy Things to Focus on During Amazing Home Renovations

Renovation projects are usually stressful and demanding because they disrupt your regular schedule and cost money. However, the way your home looks and its features can say a lot about you …

Facts About Private Schools

There is a lot of misleading information about private schools. For parents who want to take their children to private schools, the best way to get information is to visit them …

Tips to Aid Legal Matters You Find Yourself In

Legal issues can be a complicated, challenging, and often frightening prospect. Treating the legal system like your personal adversary will cost you thousands of dollars in fees and fines you may …

No Injuries From Home Fire in Chicago Suburb, Officials Say

An Algonquin home fire that broke out in the early morning Wed., March 25, displaced two people but caused no injuries, officials have said. According to a statement from the Algonquin-Lake …

Despite Warnings That Federal Funding Could Be Withheld, Dozens of Chicago Students Opted Out of the PARCC Test

At the beginning of March, Chicago School District 109 Superintendent Mike Lubelfeld posted a video on YouTube urging parents and students to take the controversial standardized PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of …

Under Armour Opens Retail Location in Luxurious Chicago Shopping District

Sports gear brand Under Armour has opened its flashiest store to date on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, one of the city’s most exclusive shopping areas. The store, which the company is calling …

Under Armour Opens Flagship Store in Chicago

One of the biggest names in athletic wear finally opened their flagship store in Chicago last week. The new store is not only the largest that the company has, but it …

Geofeedia Announces Plans To Expand Business in Chicago Area After Raising Additional $3 Million in Funding

Just a few years after launching its social media services for businesses struggling to adapt to the digital age, Chicago-based tech company Geofeedia has announced that it has raised a total …

Illinois Attempting to Ban Heinous Act of Conversion Therapy

Conversion therapy, a widely used practice that attempts to “cure” a person identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or gender dysphoric, has been called a heinous and dangerous thing to do to …

Vietnam Veteran Paints Tribute to Fallen Soldiers on His Fence to Ward Off Graffiti Vandals

Graffiti is a huge problem in many urban areas. In Chicago, one resident decided to fight graffiti with more graffiti. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Dave Prawdzik, a 66-year-old Vietnam veteran, …

Chicago Shooting Victim Smiles Again, 10 Years After Losing Teeth

In 2006, nine-year-old Marcus Norris was sitting in his family’ living room, watching TV and eating ice cream with his brothers, when the unthinkable happened: a stray bullet shot through the …

Chicago-Area Woman Receives First “Smart Ankle” Prosthetic Controlled by App

A Chicago-area woman has become the first in the world to fitted for a Triton “smart ankle,” a prosthetic that she can adjust using a smartphone app. Vernita Jefferson, 73, is …