Trying Molly's Cupcakes for the first time!
We try Molly's Cupcakes for the very first time and absolutely loved it!
Chicago teenager becomes youngest American woman to summit Mt. Everest
Landscape Photography of Snowy MountainPhoto by eberhard grossgasteiger from Pexels. "Being at the top, I couldn't imagine that I was at the top of the world. I looked down and there was nothing higher.“ — Lucy Westlake to Today detailing her trip to Everest.
Eating the famous pizza at Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.
Some of our favorite pizza in the entire city. Its a bit unconventional but it is incredibly delicious!
A Guide to the 4 Best 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.
Payments are being sent to about 1.42 million Illinois Facebook users
On Thursday, March 17, the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in Hawaii upheld a landmark $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly collecting and storing “biometric data” without first giving notice and getting consent. Excepting further appeal, the money was to be transferred to Illinois class members in a span of 60 days.
50 Years of Superman In Metropolis
Metropolis, Illinois has been honored by the presence of one of its most iconic citizens for some 50 years now. This year they will be celebrating their annual Superman Festival with a little extra flare but as you travel to this border community you are in store for a big surprise year round.
Meta disables some filters in Texas and Illinois following lawsuits
Two Women Lean Into Each Other And Take A Selfie PhotoPhoto by Avelino Calvar Martinez from Burst. Instagram users can usually enhance or change their images with different face filters.
Mom adds 1970s style to her home, pays less than $25 for each piece: "The opposite of white and grey homes everyone has"
A mom of three who lives in Chicago managed to change her house style while working with a tight budget. She avoided overspending and got every vintage piece for a low price, and the effects are amazing. As soon as you come into her home, you get transported to 1970, with a rush of color and creative decor.
Stimulus check is coming: Hundreds of dollars could hit Illinois residents bank account.
Disclaimer:This article is for informational and educational purposes only. Stimulus checks worth up to Hundreds of dollars is coming to Illinois state residents' bank accounts (eligible ones) as per the new plan signed by the Illinois state governor.
Trying Sweet Mandy B's famous Double Doozy
The Double Doozy at Sweet Mandy B's is a must try! Its their most famous menu item and we thoroughly enjoyed the instant sugar rush it gives you!
This is one of my New Favorite Breakfast spots in Roselle, IL
One of my favorite meals of the day is breakfast. The problem is that I normally do not have time during the week to eat breakfast. I had heard from a friend that there was a great place for breakfast that serves up some massive portions of delicious food. That place is The Southern Cafe in Roselle.
Illinois users of Google Photos could receive a $400 check in settlement
Illinois residents who have appeared in a photograph on the Google Photos app within the last seven years could be eligible to receive up to $400 as the company will pay $100 million to settle a lawsuit over its facial-recognition photo tool.
The Illiinois billonaire giving away his fortune
In 2021, Illinois resident Jack Schuler was a billionaire. When Forbes recently released their annual list of billionaires, Schuler was no longer on the list. The reason? In 2021 he promised to give away his fortune and has started doing so.
Chicago Bears Draft Grades: All 7 Rounds In 2022 NFL Draft Ft. Kyler Gordon & Jaquan Brisker
The 2022 NFL Draft is officially over & the Chicago Bears added 8 new players to their roster in the NFL Draft. Chicago Bears draft grades come from Bears Now host Harrison Graham as he takes a deep dive into the Bears 2022 draft class. The Bears drafted Washington CB Kyler Gordon and Penn State Safety Jaquan Brisker in Round 2 before selecting Tennessee WR Velus Jones Jr. in Round 3. Bears GM Ryan Poles then added 5 players on Day 3 of the NFL Draft. #NFL
Chicago R&B Artist Kennyflowers Reveals New Track “Anonymous Girl”
Kennyflowers is a rising talent hailing from Chicago. Kenny developed a passion for music at a young age and used that passion to teach himself to play piano, produce and write songs. Following the release of debut single “Butterflys” in 2019, the independent self-made artist has been quickly growing his fanbase with a series of soothing and captivating R&B singles, including “Fireball”, which has amassed almost one million streams on Spotify alone. And Kenny looks set to continue his impressive rise with the release of new single “Anonymous Girl” (produced by Danny Dwyer).
The Richest Man In Illinois
Ken Griffin is a billionaire who lives in Chicago, Illinois. He's also the richest man in Illinois, according to Forbes, with a net worth exceeding $26 billion. In the fall of 1986, Ken Griffin enrolled at Harvard College. One of his first investments that year was to buy put options on Home Shopping Network, from which he profited $5,000. He persuaded school administrators to let him install a satellite dish on the roof of the Cabot House dormitory to receive stock quotes, despite a ban against establishing businesses on campus. Ken graduated in 1989 with a degree in economics.
Scenic Sights of the Illinois River at Starved Rock State Park
This video is my 3rd installment of my mini-series on "Starved Rock State Park" near Chicago. Here we venture out to explore the area of the park mainly by the picnic section. Although this place is mainly used for barbecues, cookouts, and social gatherings, it's also a good place to snag some sights of the Illinois River and all of the green surrounding it (with little islands in sights as well!)! Please follow me on NewsBreak for more Chicago content.
Eating a delicious gourmet Chicago style Hot Dog at The Duck Inn
Duck Inn in Bridgeport is a true neighborhood gem and they serve up a delicious spin on a Chicago-style hot dog.
The Best Way to Spend 3 days in Chicago
If you know us, follow us on social, or have read our other blog posts, you'd know that we typically favor destinations with fewer people and more nature. For example, Sedona, AZ, the Jungfrau Region of Switzerland, and the Canadian Rockies. Chicago wasn't really on the radar, but we were feeling spontaneous and the flights were cheap!
Nearly 1.6 million Illinois Facebook users to receive a $397 check beginning May 9
On Thursday, March 17, the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in Hawaii upheld a landmark $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging and other biometric data without the permission of its users. Excepting further appeal, the money was to be transferred to Illinois class members in a span of 60 days.