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  • Ick!
    Do this one simple thing to keep your home more sanitary
    Do you remove your shoes when you enter your home? You should. This advice is not just for days when it’s wet out there; households with babies, small children, pets or the home of your friend who just got beautiful new flooring or carpeting...
  • Ellie Day Collection
    Chicago's Ellie Day, a collection reinvented
    We first met Ellie Day with the launch of her fall 2012 collection, which drew inspiration from her muse Betsey Johnson. That collection was steeped in color and the influences of Aztecan art. Three seasons and three children later, Day -- while...
  • Deadly dog influenza hits Chicagoland area
    Deadly dog influenza hits Chicagoland area
    Our dogs are our best friends. We treat them as though they are part of our human families. That is why it is just so disturbing to hear that canine influenza is reaching epidemic proportions in and around Chicagoland. What exactly can be done...
  • Museums on Us, spring into free admission
    Spring into free museum entrance with Museums on Us
    With children on Spring Break and the Easter holiday approaching, families are looking for activities for the first weekend in April. Luckily Bank of America’s Museums on Us is offering free weekend access to Bank of America and Merrill...
  • Zero calorie doughnut from Glazed and Infused
    Glazed and Infused to serve zero calorie doughnut on April 1
    Calorie conscious and healthy eaters are ready to rejoice. Glazed and Infused, the artisan doughnut shop from Scott Harris’s Francesca’s Restaurant Group, announces today its newest menu option – the Zero Calorie Doughnut. The...
  • 'Home' win
    Families fuel a 'Home' box office win
    'Home' took down the comedy duo of Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell at the box office. They made it looks easy, too. "Get Hard" is R-rated and in less theaters, but the animated flick overachieved.That will not last as all eyes have...
  • Solid start
    'Get Hard' out on top but 'Home' may make it close
    When an animated movie gets released, it is usually an easy pick to win that particular weekend. But, not this time with "Home." It may win, but it will not be an easy one.So far "Get Hard" has taken in $1.8 million on its...
  • Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood is the new artsy hub for young couples and families
    Chicago neighborhood profiles: Logan Square
    Many neighborhoods in Chicago proudly wear the label of “Chicago’s next up-and-coming neighborhood.” Whether this somewhat backhanded moniker (which implies that a neighborhood has yet to “up and come” and is...
  • Slurping Turtle Top Chef inspired egg dishes
    Slurping Turtle’s Japanese egg dishes offer a break from a boring Easter brunch
    If your family is tired of the deviled eggs, ham or lamb being served every Easter, Slurping Turtle has a solution to the boring Easter brunch. All Easter weekend, Slurping Turtle is Japanese inspired egg dishes that will bring some enthusiasm...
  • Curtain calls
    Executive director named at Timber Lake Playhouse
    It looks like Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP) will once again play host to two Chicago theater stalwarts this summer in Mt. Carroll, Illinois.This year, the season includes "Hairspray" (June 4-14); "The Big Meal" (June 18-27); ...
  • Prairie Grass Cafe Easter brunch
    Prairie Grass Café to serve lavish Easter brunch
    Easter celebrations vary depending on the likes of the families celebrating the holiday. Delicious food that is sustainable, local and even healthy is a desired by everyone. Prairie Grass Café will be hosting an extravagant Easter buffet on Sunday...
  • Authentic regional cuisine from Spain without breaking the bank
    Authentic regional cuisine from Spain without breaking the bank
    In honor of National Spanish Paella Day on March 27, Black Bull has put together a special menu to give guests an authentic regional experience. Valencia, Spain, the birthplace of paella, offers unique tastes and flavors that many aren't very...
  • Rahm Emanuel
    Rahm Emanuel suggests naming an airport after Obama - instead of a 'battleship?'
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has suggested naming an airport after President Barack Obama. The topic came up at a candidates’ forum at Chicago State University on the city’s South Side, as Emanuel is in a heavily-contested mayoral...
  • Brandy makes Broadway debut in 'Chicago'
    Brandy makes Broadway debut in 'Chicago'
    Brandy Norwood will make her Broadway debut in the Tony Award winning musical "Chicago" beginning April 28, 2015 at the Ambassador Theatre in New York City. It was announced March 24, 2015 that the Grammy Award winning recording artist...
  • Emma Mitts
    Chicago Ald. Emma Mitts makes anti-gay comments
    Chicago Alderman Emma Mitts, who represents the 37th Ward in Chicago’s City Council, has been caught on video tape making extremely unwelcome remarks to the gay community. As she is being contested in a run-off election to be held next month...
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