Don’t Kill My Chance … Still Dreaming

    She dreamed a sea of dreams – wondered what they mean  – wandered in her dreams Life as it seems is not as easy as we’d like it to be Eyes water – results from broken concrete where bodies lay – not expecting it to be their time Innocence is mistaken for weakness Read More …

Soul Train + Smooth Jazz = Cruise Fever!

SPECIAL SAVINGS ON CABINS USE CODE: NDIGO SAVE OVER $1000   SMOOTH JAZZ CRUISE: The Smooth Jazz Cruise presents the finest stars in the smooth jazz world together with other music, comedy and fun targeted for adults. There is a spirit and an elan that is palpable on The Smooth Jazz Cruise which has led Read More …

Artists on the Rise and Move, Literally!

Known as one of the most popular art meccas in the country, Chicago has long been the home to a thriving and growing arts and music scene. But for those looking to branch beyond the Windy City to grow their business, the cost of travel and lodging can be prohibitive. That’s where the Artists in Read More …

Taste of Chicago 2013 Features Cooking Demo with Chef Julius!

July 11th is THE day to go to the Taste of Chicago! Chef Julius will be leading a cooking demo at the Dominick’s Cooking Corner at the northwest corner of Buckingham Fountain Plaza. If you have ever attended one of his demos, you know it’s an automatic, entertaining good time and there’s always the possibility Read More …

Donley’s Wild West Town: A World Away, Close To Home

  So I’m telling Mike Donley in frustration that I didn’t make it until 2 p.m. to his Donley’s Wild West Town with my party of 12 when we were supposed to be there at 10 a.m. because traffic was murder getting out of Chicago and my GPS insisted on steering me the wrong way Read More …

Marian Shields Robinson – The “First Granny”

                      [dropcap]For four years[/dropcap], Marian Shields Robinson lived in the White House with her daughter Michelle, son-in-law President Barack Obama and granddaughters Malia and Sasha. Initially resisting moving to Washington, DC, in 2009, it was suggested by the family that the Chicago native try it Read More …

SOJOURN: Renaissance Society 2013 Gala and Art Auction

                        Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013 Time: 6:30 p.m. – Midnight Place: Block 37 108 N. State Street, 3rd Floor Event activities: Cocktails, dinner, welcome to Solveig Øvstebø, live and silent auctions of cutting-edge art and luxury trips, experiences and goods Preview: Art auction Read More …

Don’t Kill My Chance … Life is Beauty’s Canvas

[dropcap]Blazed[/dropcap] Bullets. Generated Chaos. What this could be. Herein lies detriments; past times of catastrophe. Controversy stirs awakening ill-feelings, awakening loss, awakening further wants. Hearts buried in grief – eyes drowned in rain – pouring hurricanes. Survival? Still working to figure that out. An exploratory movement. Stillness exist in memorabilia – smiles lingering in our Read More …

Don’t Kill My Chance… I Want To Be A CEO

Every action begins with a vision. Desires begin with an introduction to dream and inquire all possibilities. Dreams turn into motivation for achievement. Children are enlightened with dreams. They are all about action, doing, going, seeing, touching, and experiencing. Their minds take in everything around them and yes, they soak these things up like sponges. Read More …

Link Unlimited Proves Mentorship is Essential

[dropcap]“I am going to fail.” [/dropcap] I can remember those words ruminating through my head as I hesitantly flipped through the thick ACT packet, or as I liked to call it, 347 pages of pure terror that would determine the fate of my educational well being. By my junior year of highschool, I likened myself Read More …