7 Simple, Satisfying Seafood Recipes

Striking a healthy balance in your diet doesn’t always come easily. Trying to make sure you’re getting the right combination of fiber, protein and carbohydrates can be enough to drive anyone crazy. However, adding a few seafood recipes to your family’s weekly dinner plan can be a spectacular way to feed your body exactly what it needs. Seafood is […]

8 Weeknight Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

For most of us, cooking dinner after a strenuous day of work sounds about as fun as a teeth cleaning. Too much time. Too much shopping. Too many dishes. The list goes on and on. But the benefits of sharing family dinners together extend far beyond just sharing a good meal, so we want to […]

8 Brunch Recipes to Cook for Your Mom This Mother’s Day

When it comes to celebrating Mother’s Day, there’s no more tried-and-true way to treat Mom like a queen than with a surprise brunch in bed. For someone as special as your mom, though, eggs and toast just won’t cut it on the food-front. Fortunately, our favorite food bloggers have you covered with a stunning lineup […]

Behind the Scenes of The Joffrey Ballet's Winning Works

The process of artistic creation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. The artist, whether occupying the visual or performing arts space, may be influenced by many factors: training, personal experience, physical environment, history, and politics among them. For many performing artists, artistic expression moves beyond the visual, incorporating sound. This is especially true of the choreographer, […]

You Said It: The Josselyn Center Junior Board Designs T-Shirts to Promote Mental Health for Autohaus Spring Fashion Show

While the rate of adolescents experiencing mental health problems is on the rise, a group of local North Shore teens are busy combatting this alarming trend and the stigma that commonly surrounds mental health as members of The Josselyn Center Junior Board. Much like the Northfield nonprofit, The Josselyn Center Junior Board has grown leaps […]

Weekend 101: 7 Things to Do Around Chicago Feb. 14-16

It’s Valentine’s Day weekend and you can celebrate with a free ride on the Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier, by seeing one of the city’s hottest new shows during Chicago Theatre Week, or at the NBA All-Star Game. “The Times Are Racing” Feb. 12-23 Chicago Joffrey Artists Dara Holmes and Edson Barbosa (Photo by Cheryl […]