When to Use a Zone 8 Planting Guide

Using a planting guide specific to your USDA hardiness zone is crucial for successful gardening. Zone 8 encompasses regions with mild winters and hot summers, with average minimum temperatures ranging from …

What to Know About Evolution Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) have become increasingly popular as consumers seek environmentally friendly transportation options. Among the rising stars in the EV market is Evolution Electric Vehicles (EEV), a company that focuses …

How to Find the Perfect Private Event Venue

Finding the perfect private events venue in Orlando can transform a good event into an unforgettable experience. Whether it’s a corporate function, wedding, family reunion, or private party, the venue sets …

Decolonial Conference for People of the Global Majority

Humboldt Park, IL: The fourth Decolonize Un-Conference will take place in Chicago on Saturday and Sunday November 9th and 10th. The Decolonize Un-Conference is a space for advocates and activists of …

GPS, Interdisciplinary Science, and The British Heatwave

This past summer England experienced its worst heatwave since 1976. However, this heat wave had some unusual consequences: the extreme heat created “parch marks” that have helped scientists locate thousands of …

7 Things You Need to Pay Attention to During a House Tour

While you’re touring a house that you’re thinking about buying, you’re probably looking at the kitchen, the bathrooms, and the living spaces. While those are all important, you want to look …

Popular TV Show ‘Empire’ Features Clothes from Chicago Fashion Designer

The Windy City is more than prevalent in the smash-hit television show Empire, but many Chicagoans may not be aware that the stylish wardrobes they see on the show are made …

Medical Marijuana Ads Facing Censure

Cresco Labs, a medical marijuana business in Illinois, is launching a $1 million marketing campaign that’s going to include print advertising, radio commercials, billboards, social media campaigns, and notices in health …

Motorola Solutions Will Relocate Headquarters to Chicago By Next Summer

Motorola Solutions has just announced that it will be closing its headquarters in suburban Schaumburg and relocating into the city of Chicago by next summer, according to a joint statement from …

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 …