Understanding How Reverse Osmosis Works

When it comes to ensuring the well-being of aquatic life in your aquarium, the water quality is of utmost importance. One method that stands out for achieving truly soft water is …

What Adult Swim Lessons Look Like

Adult swim lessons cater to individuals of all skill levels and backgrounds, offering a supportive and personalized approach to learning swimming techniques and water safety. Here’s what adult swim lessons typically …

8 Businesses to Start if You Want to Be Your Own Boss

Many people dream of becoming their own boss and yearning for that freedom to call the shots and build something uniquely theirs. If you’re one of them, get ready because we’re …

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 …