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  • Social media explodes over Sweet Briar College closure
    Social media explodes over Sweet Briar College closure
    On March 3, 2015, Sweet Briar College shared news of the school's impending closure on Facebook and Twitter. A small women's liberal arts college located in Central Virginia, Sweet Briar plans to close at the end of the current semester...
  • St. Patrick's Day cocktails from Skinnygirl
    Skinnygirl cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day toast to good times
    Whether you were born on the Emerald Isle or claim just a wee bit of the Irish, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are for everyone. While some may celebrate St. Patrick’s Day sipping some green beer, St. Patrick’s Day cocktails can...
  • St. Patrick's Day celebrations at Chicago restaurants
    Chicago restaurants celebrate St. Patrick's Day
    Chicago has many time honored traditions. Around the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, Chicago celebrates the Irish in everyone. When the Chicago River goes green, the Irish inspired celebrations begin. Many of the city’s best restaurants and...
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    The Summit at Scottsdale is a shopping adventure
    Does the word, shopping, make you salivate or cringe? Many of us have been doing the majority of our shopping online due to the convenience. With the horrible snow storms and subzero temperatures across the country, it is the best way to make many...
  • Disney Live comes to Rosemont Theatre
    Pirate & Princess Adventure, Disney Live comes to Rosemont Theatre
    Young and old have come to love Disney characters. From classic movies to daily television shows, Disney and its cast of characters are woven into childhood memories. Feld Entertainment, Inc brings these beloved characters to the stage in the...
  • Sweet Briar College announces closure
    Sweet Briar College announces closure
    On March 3, 2015, Sweet Briar College announced it will close at the end of the current semester, citing financial reasons. The announcement below was made on the college's Facebook pagejust before 2:00 p.m."With a heavy heart we are...
  • Thompson Chicago Golden Egg in the Gold Coast
    Thompson Chicago hosts second annual Golden Egg in the Gold Coast
    A jewel in the Gold Coast, the Thompson Chicago is hosting its second annual Golden Egg in the Gold Coast event. Over the Easter holiday, guests at the Thompson Chicago have a chance to win complementary offerings and experiences in the hotel...
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    Supplement your income: CareerCast names 10 best part-time jobs in 2015
    While economic indicators are up, many families are still struggling to make ends meet. Increasing household income with a part-time job can go a long way to relieving financial stress. CareerCast, a job-search website, today issued its report on...
  • Family friendly rodeo inspired menus at Houston area restaurants
    Family friendly Houston Rodeo inspired menus at area restaurants
    It's that time of the year again where people from all over saddle up and mosey on down to the Houston Rodeo. Sure there are plenty of fun foods to eat there for you and your family but why not enjoy a sit down, rodeo inspired menu at some of...
  • St. Patrick's Day celebration at Mrs. Murphy & Sons
    Celebrate Irish traditions at Mrs. Murphy & Sons
    Chicago has many St. Patrick’s Day traditions. From dying the river green to the St. Patrick’s Day parade, Chicago delights in celebrating Irish culture. This year, Mrs. Murphy & Sons is taking the St. Patrick’s Day...
  • Nursing home dementia patients prescribed antipsychotics
    Elder doping: Nearly 30 percent of dementia patients prescribed antipsychotics
    Nationwide, 29.7 percent of dementia patients in long-term nursing facilities are prescribed antipsychotic drugs; of dementia patients living outside of nursing homes, 13.9% are prescribed these drugs in an effort to mitigate aggressive behaviors....
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    Don’t respond to that IRS email; it’s a scam
    Fake IRS agents phishing for personal and financial information is the number one scam in the country, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The FTC today published its list of the top 10 scams that plagued Americans over the past year....
  • Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat
    Kids in the Kitchen: Dr. Seuss-Inspired Snacks!
    Today, March 2nd marks the 111th birthday of the beloved children's book author, Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel. Although he is no longer here with us, Dr. Seuss' legacy continues to live on through his literary works."The Cat...
  • DMK Restaurants Lucky Charms specials lead to free shakes
    Magically delicious free shakes for a year from DMK Restaurants
    As St. Patrick’s Day nears, Chicagoans are hoping to have a little luck of the Irish at DMK Restaurants. Beginning Tuesday, March 10, all DMK Restaurants will be offering Lucky Charms specials which can lead diners to a pot o’gold,...
  • Parenting expert Kelly Johnson on bonding over books
    Parenting expert Kelly Johnson on bonding over books
    In honor of National Reading Month, parents may see more opportunities and ideas for reading with their children. Contests, events, and even special reading days at school may appear on your calendar. But how can you keep up the bonding over books...