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Monthly Archives: May 2017

What to Know About Your Pillow

What to Know About Your Pillow

Courtesy of the AARP A good, healthy sleep equals a comfortable sleep. While we may keep track of the life of our mattress, our pillow deserves some attention, too. The… Read more »

No Fruit Juice for Kids Under 1 year-old, Doctors Say

No Fruit Juice for Kids Under 1 year-old, Doctors Say

Parents may be unknowingly giving their young children too much fruit juice, as an influential group of doctors now say kids under 1 should not be given any at all…. Read more »

Not Sleeping Well?

Not Sleeping Well?

Beauty sleep is no myth. A new study out of Stockholm University published in the Royal Society Open Science journal finds a lack of sleep makes a person look “significantly”… Read more »

Residents Near 606 Push for Preservation Ordinance

Residents Near 606 Push for Preservation Ordinance

By: Ashmar Mandou Heavy rains could not deter residents of the Humboldt Park, Hermosa, and Logan Square communities from holding a press conference at the 606 Trail Tuesday afternoon to… Read more »

AARP Seeks 50 Great Illinoisans

AARP Seeks 50 Great Illinoisans

As of this month, AARP Illinois is accepting nominations for 50@50+ Illinois honoring Unsung Heroes who make tremendous contributions to improving our cities and neighborhoods. Illinoisans ages 50 and older… Read more »

Nothing Builds a Future like a Job, and That Means the Arts, Too

Nothing Builds a Future like a Job, and That Means the Arts, Too

Commissioner Bridget Gainer, responding to the heed for summer jobs, brought an Arts job panel to the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) on Friday, May 19th for the over 225… Read more »

Get Your Summer Glow

Get Your Summer Glow

The unofficial start of summer is only a few weeks away and that means hotter temps and the debut of exposed skin. It also means you can skip the blow… Read more »

Triton’s First-Ever Rocket Camp Blasts Off this Summer

Triton’s First-Ever Rocket Camp Blasts Off this Summer

Triton College’s Cernan Earth and Space Center is hosting a unique new summer camp that will launch sixth through eighth grade students’ knowledge of rocketry and aerospace into the stratosphere…. Read more »

Martinez Calls on Rauner Executives to Stop Trashing CPS

Martinez Calls on Rauner Executives to Stop Trashing CPS

Majority Caucus Whip Iris Y. Martinez (D-Chicago) criticized Secretary of Education Beth Purvis for pitting the students in Chicago Public Schools against students in the rest of the state in… Read more »

CPS Students Compete in Celebrated French Pastry School

CPS Students Compete in Celebrated French Pastry School

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and The French Pastry School (FPS) announced that Mia Engelmann of Whitney M Young Magnet High School won the first-ever Mayor’s Cup Youth Pastry Competition with her… Read more »