By: Amani Diab It’s that time of year where we want to warm up to some really good comfort food. This Autumn weather has me looking to try some of the best comfort foods that Chicago has to offer. When...
  This week I’m going to switch gears slightly from nutrition to lifting and hitting the gym. Just like nutrition, there are different ways and different paces for everyone. Getting physical activity does not even require a gym membership. Walks...
By: Sarah Fern Chicago Welcomes Maelle Friday night was the official launch party of beauty brand Maelle. This modern beauty company has exploded onto the scene, with its modern take on what a beauty company is. Maelle is about creating a...
By: Donte Chase Bridges Thurgood Marshall once said, “In recognizing the Humanity in our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.”  On September 28, 2018, The Chicago Annual Social Change Film Festival truly personified this message by bringing together...
  By: Lynn Miller At 6:15 a.m. on September 20th, nearly 200 students from some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods arrived at their schools to board buses that drove 90 minutes North to Logan Square venue, Stan Mansion in Chicago for a...
By: Sean Hemmersmeier This past Tuesday, September 25 was National Voter Registration Day, which is meant to get people to register to vote for the upcoming midterm elections.    There is a special push during midterm years to get people to vote since...
By: Marvin Sledge “In my country of South Africa, we struggled for years against the evil system of apartheid that divided human beings, children of the same God, by racial classification and then denied many of them fundamental human rights.”...
By: MaryAnn Kattezham As I was driving in to work today, I noticed some of the leaves on a tree had changed color. Fall is officially here, so here are some things for Chicagoans to do as we embark on...
  By: Amani Diab Living in Chicago, we have our go-to restaurants or cafes that we hold near and dear to our hearts. For some of us, these places hold a tradition with our family and friends. There’s always that bite...
   By: Jeffrey Martin Surviving Home, co-directed by the married Jillian Twigger Moul and Matthew Moul, documents the physical and emotional trauma veterans experience while adapting to civilian  life. The picture opens with a clever framing device that resonates through the...

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