LifeWorking Coworking Provides Hotspot for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
LifeWorking Coworking, a new co-working office, provides a hotspot for small business owners, entrepreneurs, startups and corporate telecommuters in search of that coveted work-life balance. Founder Steve Whittington, a military veteran and businessman-turned-entrepreneur, opened the 8,000-square-foot space in October, complete with natural lighting that boasts an open-air setting. The office features two different membership options
3 Girls Smiling: Local Women Make a Healthy Margarita Mix That Also Gives Back
Barbara Giannetti of Northfield and Kathleen McCarthy and Jackie Pilossoph of Glenview wanted to be able to drink a healthy margarita, one that’s made with 100 percent juice, has no added sugar, and is only 35 calories prior to adding tequila. The group began experimenting a little more than a year ago and by August were selling their
5 Ways to Celebrate American Heart Month
February is American Heart Month, and not just because of Valentine’s Day. In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared February to be American Heart Month and the tradition has been carried on ever since. In order to properly appreciate our cardiovascular health, here are five ways to celebrate. 1. Take a heart-healthy cardio class Get
10 Yummy Foodie Instagram Accounts You Should Already Be Following
You know that feeling when you’ve got a few minutes to waste and you plug into Facebook to check in for a sec and the next thing you know, three hours have passed? You’ve fallen down the social media hole, my friend, and it’s a long way back up. It’s important to stay connected, of
Carole Segal on Making the World a Better Place
To understand Carole Segal‘s passion for philanthropy, one must look no further than her upbringing in Calumet City, Illinois. Growing up, Segal’s mother served soup to people in need on the back steps of their house, and her father, who was a dentist, often exchanged dental procedures for handiwork with patients who couldn’t pay. “Being
New in Town: SafeHouse Chicago Serves Up Spy-Themed Eats
SafeHouse Chicago brings the best of Milwaukee’s spy-themed restaurant SafeHouse to downtown Chicago. The brainchild of Greg Marcus, president and CEO of the restaurant’s owner The Marcus Corp, SafeHouse Chicago offers a menu fit for a secret agent, with items like Licensed to Kill Cheese Macaroni, the Spy Burger and Fried C4 Cheese Curds. The space,
5 Things to Do: Feb. 17-19
Photo courtesy of Chicago Botanic Garden.
As one museum exhibit closes this weekend, another opens for the first time in the U.S. Plus, meet a best-selling author, see a spectacular show, and visit Chicago Botanic Garden for a favorite annual event. Thrity Umrigar Author Event Feb. 18 Lincolnshire Thrity Umrigar, best-selling author of “The Story Hour,” will speak at Adlai E.
New in Town: Covenant House International Opens Chicago Location to Help Homeless Youth
Photo courtesy of Covenant House Illinois.
Covenant House International celebrated the opening of its Chicago location, its first new center in 17 years, on Feb. 14 with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Covenant House Illinois offers a range of services for homeless young people in the city ages 18-24, including drop-in services, breakfast and lunch, personal lockers, laundry, crisis care, and a computer lab. These
Ice Ice Baby: 3 Chicago Mixologists Talk Favorite Cocktails
Chicago would never be mistaken for a dry town. We’ve got a plethora of great cocktail bars here, with award-winning mixologists combining fanciful artisanal ingredients — sweet as well as savory — to great effect. But let’s discuss what really sets a bar apart in 2017: a bespoke ice program. Serious cocktails call for serious