Crochet Creations Featured At One Of A Kind Show

By Kayla Ducklo “Do not challenge a woman from the West Side of Chicago!” Mona Muhammad recalls the exact moment she dusted off her long forgotten crochet needles to prove to a friend that she really could crochet – even though she hadn’t crocheted in 20 years. Muhammad’s mother Clearetta taught her at a very Read More …

The All White Party of the Year!! Solange Knowles weds Video Director Alan Ferguson

Beyonce’s little sister Solange Knowles married video director Alan Ferguson in New Orleans and it was fashion show picture perfection. After an entire weekend of pre-wedding festivities, including a group movie night and rehearsal dinner, the couple married on Sunday, Nov. 16th. Around 100 guests, including J. Crew creative director and president Jenna Lyons and Read More …

Stuart Scott: Courageously Fighting Cancer

I recently watched a video of ESPN’s anchor Stuart Scott accepting the 2014 Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPY Awards, for his ongoing inspirational on-going fight against cancer. I was moved by his positive attitude, determination and his will to live. The award is named for James “Jimmy V” Valvano, a college basketball coach Read More …

Law Roach: The “It” Guy Behind The “It” Girl

    Making his way into the upper echelon of must-see stylists, former Chicagoan Lawrence Roach lives and breathes fashion. Depending on his mood, the hottest celebrity stylist in Hollywood right now goes by the monikers “Luxury Law” or “Style Capone” and is the “image architect” of some of the rising stars in showbiz. The Read More …

Lupita Nyong’o: Fashion’s Newest “It” Girl Rules the Red Carpet

Over night  “12 Years a Slave” star Lupita Nyong’o has become Hollywood’s one to watch. Her performance in the critically acclaimed movie has won her the Screen Actors Guild and Critics Choice Award for Best Actress Supporting Role and nominations for Best Supporting Actress from the Golden Globe, BAFTA and (thought to be) the highest Read More …

Get Covered Illinois’ Valentine’s Day Survey Reveals Health Care is Important Factor for New Couples

From online dating to matchmaking services, in today’s world people have many ways to find “the one.” But when it comes to pursuing a relationship, a new survey from Get Covered Illinois shows that for many Illinoisans, health insurance is an important factor. More than two thirds (67 percent) of those surveyed listed having health Read More …

A New U: When Determination meets Discipline

By UniQue Webster How did I allow myself to get to a whopping 300 plus pounds after losing 150 pounds five years prior? I’ll tell you how, through depression, anger, and bitterness. I was emotionally attached to food. I sought out refuge in fast food and chocolate. It provided a sense of comfort when all Read More …

Cigna-HealthSpring Appoints Kwame Foucher, M.D., M.B.A. Senior Medical Director of Illinois Market

Cigna-HealthSpring, a Cigna company (NYSE:CI) and leading Medicare and Medicaid plan provider, announced the appointment of Kwame Foucher, M.D., M.B.A. as senior medical director at Cigna-HealthSpring of Illinois. In his role, Foucher will direct medical policy, establish and refine clinical standards, support physician relationships and oversee medical research to ensure Cigna-HealthSpring continues to deliver high Read More …