Tagged with Chicago

Chicago Blizzard Lakefront Weather Report

My sister and I filmed this little diddy during the brunt of the blizzard last week. Fairly telling of how brutal it was. Yeah, and we just dug our cars out on Sunday. YouTube – Chicago Blizzard Lakefront Weather Report. Advertisements

Can’t Get Enought ‘Apartment Therapy’

I found this delicious interior design website that I just can’t get enough of! It’s called ApartmentTherapy.com and they have editions for New York, L.A., San Francisco, Chicago, D.C., and Boston. But the eye candy is good, no matter your locale. Every since I stumbled upon this site, my brain has been flooded with ideas. … Continue reading

The road to producing ‘real’ journalism.

For nine months my partner Becky Schlikerman and I conducted an investigation into the committees of the Chicago City Council. What we found were repeated violations of the Illinois Open Meetings Act – business being conducted without majority quorums (the minimum number of alderman needed to vote) and minutes that were inadequate or nonexistent. Read … Continue reading

Rogers Parkers love to (car) share

By Erica Christoffer Maybe you’ve seen them in a parking lot near your house, zipping along a busy thoroughfare, or on display at a local street festival. It’s I-GO Car Sharing, and the Rogers Park community has been savvy on this non-profit’s purpose for years. “The Rogers Park community really reaches out to us because … Continue reading