Illinois DNR rebrands invasive carp as copi to make it more appealing to eat in order to control the fish population
Asian carp, native to China, was first introduced into the United States in the early 1960s and 70s as a method to control nuisance algal blooms. By the 1980s, the species had escaped aquaculture ponds and spread into local water bodies. Researchers fear an invasion of the Great Lakes would threaten its $7 billion fishing industry as the carps compete with native fish species for food.
Kicking off summer with s’mores gelato at Bambobar
Bambobar is a Fulton Market hot spot and their homemade gelato is delicious!!
Judge rules against McDonald's employees in court ruling upholding a no-poaching policy of the fast-food giant
A federal judge in Illinois ruled against McDonald's employees today, upholding McDonald's no-poaching policy. McDonald's on Washington Ave in Houston, TXPhoto Credit: houstonstringer.com.
Our top Italian beef sandwiches in Chicago right now
Here are our 3 favorite Italian Beef sandwiches in Chicago. What are yours?
Three Chicago breweries to beat the heat
These three Chicago breweries have amazing taprooms to escape the heat while having a cold one!
Illinois Rep. Kinzinger and Jan. 6 committee begin hearings on prime-time TV Thursday night
Kinzinger, facing backlash from fellow Republicans for his criticism of Trump and GOP leadership is not seeking reelection. US House Office of Photography, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.
The richest person in Chicago is moving to Florida
photo of Chicago skylinePhoto by Pedro Lastra (Unsplash) I am writing a series of articles on the wealthiest people in America and what they are doing with their income. This is Ken Griffin. He is the richest individual not only in Chicago but also in the state of Illinois. Ken Griffin is the founder and CEO of Citadel.
Chicago Bears OTAs Winners & Losers Ft. Justin Fields, Braxton Jones, Kyler Gordon & Jaylon Johnson
2022 Chicago Bears OTAs are in the books as Matt Eberflus and the Bears held their final voluntary practice on Wednesday. Eberflus said the Bears offense won the day on Monday while the defense bounced back and won Wednesday’s practice. Chat Sports host Harrison Graham is here to hand out some Chicago Bears OTAs Winners & Losers before mandatory minicamp gets going next week from June 14-16. #NFL
Our top three Italian ice spots in Chicago for summer
Chicago is home to an amazing summertime treat, Italian ice. These are our 3 favorite spots, which serve up plenty of amazing flavors!
A Guide to 5 Stunning Places to Visit in Illinois
There's no doubt about it, Illinois is a great place to explore the Midwest. The state is home to a teeming city, rural farmland, and everything in between. Whether you're looking for an urban escape or a rural retreat, you'll find what you're looking for in Illinois.
2 fastest-growing cities in Illinois
As we all know, Illinois is one of the most beautiful states in America because of its impeccable natural attractions, rich history, best cities, fantastic foods, and many more things that make this state attractive.
Illinois residents can now claim payment in Google lawsuit settlement
Illinois residents who have appeared in a photograph on the Google Photos app from May 1, 2015, and April 25, 2022 could be eligible to receive a settlement as the company will pay $100 million to settle a lawsuit over its facial-recognition photo tool.
Eating at the original Al's #1 Italian Beef
We decided to get a classic Italian beef sandwich from one of the most famous shops around. Al's Beef is a chicago institution and for good reason!
Invasive snake-like ‘jumping worms’ are spreading in Illinois
Jumping worms, which are native to Japan and Korea, arrived in the United States in the 1920s as fishing bait and as hitchhikers on imported plants and soils. Jumping worms first appeared in the Midwest in 2013 and have upended local gardens and lawns for several years. The worm was first seen in 2015 in northern Illinois and in 2016 in southern Illinois.
This Italian Restuarant has the Best Stuffed Artichoke in Illinois
I did a simple Google search of the best restaurants in the Bloomingdale area. The first restaurant that popped up was Tony Spavone’s Italian Restaurant in Bloomingdale. stuffed artichokePhoto by Frank S/ChicagoFoodKing.
Illinois candy store closes after 100 years in business
The owners of a specialty food shop in the heart of Peoria, Illinois recently made the difficult decision to close the business after serving sweet treats to the community for over 100 years.
Devouring the delicious Tom and Jerry sandwich at The Corned Beef Factory
The Corned Beef Factory is the perfect West Loop lunch spot, and their Tom and Jerry Combo sandwich is piled high with pastrami and corned beef! It is a must-try!
Three restaurants in Illinois that are considered the best places to eat in the state
Disclaimer: The following information was gathered from OpenTable and is for 2022. It is for educational purposes. If you're looking for some great places to eat in Illinois, you might want to consider stopping by one of the following restaurants.
My Pick for The Best Bone-In Chicken Wings in Illinois
On my recent weekend road trip with friends to Ottawa, IL, we also decided to check out the town of North Utica, IL, more specifically the downtown area of Utica. I am totally in love with this area.
Eligible Illinois residents may receive another stimulus payment.
As we all know, due to inflation, some conditions are getting worse day by day in the United States compared to the previous year. The cost of everything from food prices to gas prices and housing costs is still rising in Illinois. So due to the cost of living crisis, millions of Illinois residents could receive a stimulus payment.