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  • Fury Review
    Fury Review
    David Ayer, the writer and director of the latest World War II action flickFurytakes his audience for a ride inside a Sherman tank led by an army sergeant nicknamed “Wardaddy” (Brad Pitt). The film starts off with a rookie soldier...
  • JW Marriott Ballerina Hot Chocolate
    Ballerina hot chocolate at JW Marriott Chicago December 3
    As the winter chill blankets Chicago, holiday traditions bring comfort from the cold. On Wednesday December 3, JW Marriott Chicago will host Ballerina Hot Chocolate Happy Hour from 4 till 6 pm. Tutu-clad ballerinas will be on hand to serve hot...
  • Dining deals save the whole family money this Black Friday
    Dining deals save the whole family money this Black Friday
    Sure, you could eat leftover turkey on BlackFriday, but since you are most likely going to be out and about why not save it for turkey sandwiches over the weekend while you watch football? Especially when you can save your family money and have...
  • A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving movies and shows for kids and the young at heart
    Before gathering around the table for a huge turkey feast, families and kids often enjoy watching a Thanksgiving-themed movie or TV classic. It’s a great way to kick off the holiday season, while spending quality time together. Below are ten...
  • Thanksgiving turkey safety tips
    Turkey handling safety tips for Thanksgiving feasts
    With the countdown to the turkey feast begun, the cooking panic sets in. The litany of questions arise. Before the important taste factor of will the turkey be moist, the cook must ensure that the food served will be safe.Marler Clark, The Food...
  • Thanksgiving crafts: How to make a turkey piñata
    Thanksgiving crafts: How to make a turkey pinata
    Gobble up the fun on Turkey Day with family members and friends, as you gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, by offering a Thanksgiving turkey piñata after your turkey feast. Although the original Plimouth Pilgrims probably didn’t play with...
  • Host a cookie exchange: Recipes and fun
    Host a cookie exchange: Recipes and fun
    Christmas cookies are a favorite tradition in many families. Whether your family's favorite cookies are old-fashioned sugar cookies, cut-out cookies, peanut butter blossoms, chocolate chip cookies or a recipe handed down through the...
  • Cannon Busters series
    Producing Animation: Cannon Busters Pilot Series Countdown
    “All or Nothing”The three words that defines the roller coaster approach of crowd funding which gives creatives and entrepreneurs the opportunity to make their passion project come true. However, despite all the great success stories,...
  • Bass Pro Shop
    Free fun, photo, holiday crafts and more at Santa's Wonderland
    Bass Pro Shop is once again hosting their Santa's Wonderland for kids. The wonderland area is set up in their Harrisburg store near the parking lot entrance (back by the giant fish aquarium). New this year are backpack clips – a new one...
  • Riots in Ferguson
    Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals in place last night in Ferguson
    Note: ¨Peaceful protesters do not riot, burn, rob, and destroy. Last night what was urged to be a peaceful protest quickly turned into rioting and mayhem as soon as the Darren Wilson verdict was announced by District Attorney McCulloch as...
  • Chicago Gourmet, a recap
    Chicago Gourmet 2015 ticket pre-sale on Black Friday
    Chicago foodies can be part of the Black Friday shopping frenzy. Chicago Gourmet is offering a pre-sale of 2015 Chicago Gourmet tickets starting at 12 am on Friday, November 28. These specially priced pre-sale tickets will be available while...
  • Join winter solstice campfire to discover falling stars at Robert E. Lee Park
    Join winter solstice campfire to discover falling stars at Robert E. Lee Park
    In only a few weeks winter solstice will arrive welcoming a new season. It is a time to keep warm and comfortable as the snow blankets the ground. On the night of the solstice, the stars will come alive on that magical night. Check out Robert E....
  • Black Friday shoppers
    Tips for getting the best 2014 Black Friday deals without losing your cool
    Black Friday 2014 is just days away and it’s the perfect time to bag some of the season’s hottest deals. However, because of extremely long times, swarms of anxious shoppers, and overworked store employees, Black Friday can also result...
  • Restaurant deals on Black Friday
    Black Friday restaurant deals
    While people run the aisle looking for Black Friday deals, consumers shouldn't forget the restaurant deals. Several restaurants will offer great Black Friday deals on restaurant gift cards. These special offers can be used for gift giving,...
  • Your role as a parent
    Your role as a parent
    Anyone who has been a parent beyond a few years comes to realize it is difficult to change the pattern of their lives and adjust to new situations as easily as they did when they were younger. Nonetheless, it is important that a parent attempt to...