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 …

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 …

Illinois Man Ends Up with Flooded, Moldy Basement After Town Fails to Provide Drainage

Missouri and Illinois have seen substantial flooding in what has turned out to be a wet summer, and for homeowners, the weather has presented some serious problems. For one man in …

Happiness to Return to Illinois, New Law Brings Back Happy Hour

On July 15, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner brought happiness back to the Prairie State, signing a new law that allows happy hour alcoholic drink specials to return. Back in 1989, Illinois …

Houston Throws The Gauntlet: Chicago Soon To Be Fourth Largest City

Residents of the city of Houston are feeling especially cocky this summer. Space City’s main newspaper, the Houston Chronicle boldly declared in June, “The question isn’t whether we’ll be the nation’s …

Scammer Steals $117,000 from Elderly Man

Scamming is an unfortunate reality that strikes many people when they think their luck is finally turning around. Scammers often target the elderly, young people living on their own for the …

The Chicago School System Is In Trouble — And Facing Another Major Budget Cut

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has detailed the fallout he attributes to Chicago Public Schools making good on a $634 million pension payment: 1,050 workers will lose their jobs, 350 vacant positions will …

Chicago Still Leading the Country in Mortgage Woes

A new analysis from Zillow has concluded that Chicago has more “underwater” mortgages than any other real estate market in the country, meaning there are more homeowners in Chicago than anywhere …

Chicago-Area Health Group Implements New Electronic System

Northwest Community Healthcare, which serves suburbs to the northwest of Chicago, is embracing technological advances to offer more convenience and better care to its patients. The group just finished the implementation …

With Chicago’s Infrastructure Overwhelmed, Nearby Ecosystems Put at Risk

Increasingly overwhelmed by the city’s population, aging infrastructure systems throughout Chicago could begin to threaten the environment in the coming years if nothing is done to fix them. According to The …

Man Who Posted Video Smoking Marijuana With Chameleon Acquitted of Animal Cruelty Charges

A West Side man who had been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty after posting an online video of him blowing marijuana smoke into a pet chameleon’s mouth has been acquitted by …