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 …

Cook County Forest Preserve to Open Five Campgrounds Near Chicago

Just in time for peak camping season, Cook County Forest Preserve will open up five new and improved camping sites to families across the Chicago area, for the first time in …

Chicago Celebrates Independent Breweries During Craft Beer Week

On Thursday, May 14, Chicago kicked off its annual Craft Beer Week to celebrate some of the Windy City’s finest independent breweries and the endless varieties of stouts, IPAs, witbiers and …

Illinois Governor’s Mansion in Need of $8.8M in Repairs, Fundraising Campaign Begins

This week, Sangamon County will begin efforts to raise enough private funds to pay for the estimated $8.8 million needed to renovate the historic 160-year-old Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield. The …

Women With Drive Program Provides Cars For Struggling Women

“I feel like the kid in ‘Miracle on 34th Street,’” said Caress Pouncy, the new owner of a refurbished 2010 Nissan Altima as she received her keys at the Automechanika Chicago, …

Chicago O’Hare Airport Speeds Up Customs

Travelers entering the United States via Chicago’s O’Hare airport have a new option for customs declaration available to them: their phones. Recently, Customs and Border Protection released an app called Mobile …

Chicago Mobile App Company Moves to New Office

A mobile app development firm specializing in business apps has recently moved to an office near Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports that Lextech, formerly in Lisle, has now moved into a …

Chicago Teens Are Knit Together

In North Lawndale, Illinois, two very different sets of students are learning similar lessons. Both disadvantaged public-school students and students at North Lawndale College Prep have immersed themselves in the wonderful …

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 …

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 …