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Column: The uncertainties of having a baby during a pandemic: ‘That’s all part of her birth story now’

Early Tuesday morning, as news everywhere focused on the global calamity called the coronavirus, a girl named Isabella emerged into the world. She arrived black-haired, 8 pounds, healthy and loved. A…
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'Swing, Swing Swing' Concert Cancelled for April 18-26

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we are very saddened to announce that we will be cancelling our upcoming “Swing, Swing, Swing” concerts, which were originally scheduled to be held April 18 to 26.…
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Column: Bravo, Mayor Lightfoot, for shutting down the lakefront

Bravo, Mayor Lightfoot. Bravo for the heartbreaking, lifesaving decision to shut down our beloved lakefront. On Thursday, Chicago’s mayor did the thing many of us dreaded but all of us need: She clos…
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National Foundation To End Senior Hunger News - Standing Together. Working Together.

We have been deliberate in the choice of a title for this blog post …but it was not a difficult one to come up with. Over the course of the past several days we have seen those of you on the front li…
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Important Museum Information About Coronavirus 2019

The Edgewater Historical Society values and relies on the health of its volunteers, members, and everyone in the community. We take seriously the current recommendations from all levels of government…
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Woulda been Opening Day for the Cubs in Milwaukee.

Woulda been Opening Day for the Cubs in Milwaukee.

Well... damn this virus. Just a couple weeks ago, today was still our anticipated day of 2020. I mean, nothin' to do for it but stay home and not contribute to the spread of this thing, but... Come O…
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11th Annual Mole De Mayo Festival

Art, Musica, Lucha Libre, & Mucho MoleHeld at Ashland and 18th Street in Chicago's historic Pilsen neighborhood, the 11th annual Mole de Mayo festival will feature mole, pitting local chefs and resta…
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Column: COVID-19 as the ‘Boomer Remover’? Let’s talk about that.

Until the past week or so, I’ve rarely thought of myself as old, at least not in the diminishing way the word is often used. I work a full-time job, walk 5 miles a day, go to the gym, teach yoga to y…
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Lincoln Park Greek Fest 2020

Food, Fun, and Opa!The Lincoln Park Greek Fest brings all the aromas, sounds, tastes and traditions of Greece to your doorstep. Being Greek means relishing the world around you and enjoying life to i…
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Sixth Annual Lincoln Park Wine Festival

The Sixth Annual Lincoln Park Wine Festival offers wine, sangria and sparkling tastings from 50+ worldwide varietals. Napa Valley, Sonoma, Illinois, Argentina, Italy, France, New Zealand and many mor…
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Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Temporary Closure Through March 31

Click here to view the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Temporary Closure Through March 31
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Mission Viejo Elks Install New Officers

Local Elks Lodge Installs New OfficersBy Sheryn Howlett with Andy CostelloThe 51st Officer Installation of Mission Viejo Saddleback Valley Elks Lodge #2444 took place at the Lodge on Sunday, March 15…
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Nothing to do with the Cubs, but maybe some paintings to make you smile.

Nothing to do with the Cubs, but maybe some paintings to make you smile.

Man, there just ain't nothin' funny going on in the world. So as usual I'm keeping a sketchbook, only instead of it being about the Cubs, it's about what's happening in the time of Covid-19. Just som…
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Column: It’s OK not to feel OK right now. But here’s how to feel better.

It’s OK to be scared. It’s OK to be confused, anxious, angry, lonely. Whatever emotion you’re feeling in this coronavirus craziness, it’s OK. Try not to dwell in the worst of it, try not to feed it, …
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Free Reading Retention Book Sample Supports Distance Learning After Class Cancellations

To help the many high school and college learners now at home during this pandemic, Tree Falls Productions is offering a free sample of the test prep book Annihilate the ACT & Subjugate the SAT: The …
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