Did You Buy Roses? Heres How to Make Them Last!

Did you receive flowers from a loved one? Then you might want to take good care of them. If you plan to buy roses or different flowers for your love, you …

How to Prepare Your Toddlers for Preschool

Getting your toddlers ready for preschool is something that is never easy to do. Not only does the toddler potentially have some resistance to the idea of going to preschool, but …

How Do I FInd the Best Preschool for My Child?

Your child’s education is one of your responsibilities. Finding the best preschools is crucial for your child, as quality education is almost an unspoken requirement before high school. Moreover, finding a …

Roofer Falls to Death While Working on New Vikings Stadium

The Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings are North Division rivals in the National Football League’s (NFL) National Football Conference (NFC). There is little love lost between fans and players when they …

Victims of Gun Violence in the South Side Will Soon Have a Better Chance at Survival, Thanks To New Trauma Care Center

After years of resident protests, Chicago’s South Side is finally expected to receive an adult trauma center to help combat gun violence in one of the city’s most violent neighborhoods. Health …

Lil BUB to Host the Third Annual Chicago Internet Cat Video Festival

You don’t need to be too familiar with the Internet to know that most everyone on it loves cats. On average, Internet users conduct 12 billion online searches per month, many …

Report: Water Reclamation District is Corrupt, Incompetent

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago has a simple mission: to protect the region’s waterways from dangerous pollutants. Yet according to a blistering editorial in the Chicago Sun-Times, the District …

Illinois General Assembly Passes Bill To Reduce Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner recently signed a new bill that aims to protect nursing home residents throughout the state. House Bill 2462, sponsored by Rep. Greg Harris (D-Chicago) and Sen. Terry …

How Much Diesel Is in the Air You’re Breathing?

New construction, cranes, and “Pardon Our Dust” signs are often a strong indicator of a neighborhood’s health, but too often those construction projects come with increased noise and diesel exhaust. But …

Chicago’s Historic Motor Club Building Gets an HVAC Makeover

UPDATED 12/10/20 Built in 1928 and opened only a year later, the Chicago Motor Club is an architectural Chicago landmark. Recently, the Art Deco skyscraper received an infrastructural makeover. With the …

Illinois Joins the Powdered Alcohol Witch Hunt

UPDATED 12/3/2020 On May 11, 2015, the federal agency slapped their stamp of approval on “Palcohol,” a powdered alcohol product. Since then, America has been freaking out. Although the product has …

Meet O’Hare Airport’s Four-Legged Landscaping Team

O’Hare International Airport is getting some much-needed landscaping from some surprising workers: a herd of goats, sheep, llamas, alpacas and burros that tend to six acres on the other side of …

“Rogue Plumbers” Plague Chicago

Updated 3/31/2021 Sometimes the do-it-yourself bug hits you and you think you will fix a few things around the house. You read a few blogs on how to do basic plumbing …