Popular TV Show ‘Empire’ Features Clothes from Chicago Fashion Designer

The Windy City is more than prevalent in the smash-hit television show Empire, but many Chicagoans may not be aware that the stylish wardrobes they see on the show are made by More »

Medical Marijuana Ads Facing Censure

Cresco Labs, a medical marijuana business in Illinois, is launching a $1 million marketing campaign that’s going to include print advertising, radio commercials, billboards, social media campaigns, and notices in health publications. More »

Motorola Solutions Will Relocate Headquarters to Chicago By Next Summer

Motorola Solutions has just announced that it will be closing its headquarters in suburban Schaumburg and relocating into the city of Chicago by next summer, according to a joint statement from Mayor More »

Victims of Gun Violence in the South Side Will Soon Have a Better Chance at Survival, Thanks To New Trauma Care Center

After years of resident protests, Chicago’s South Side is finally expected to receive an adult trauma center to help combat gun violence in one of the city’s most violent neighborhoods. Health officials More »

Lil BUB to Host the Third Annual Chicago Internet Cat Video Festival

You don’t need to be too familiar with the Internet to know that most everyone on it loves cats. On average, Internet users conduct 12 billion online searches per month, many of More »

Electric Buses Coming to Chicago

According to the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) plans to spend between $30 million and $40 million to buy up to 30 new all-electric buses over the next several years. The CTA already runs two 40-foot electric buses,

Chicago’s Public Schools are in Serious Financial Trouble

Chicago’s public schools are in dire financial straits after the district dissolved its financial woes by borrowing over $700 million at startlingly high interest rates. Now Chicago’s schools are paying for it. This week, Chicago’s public schools (CPS) made a

Food Addiction Finally Gaining the Attention It Deserves

On Feb. 1, 2016, the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (NCASA) released a report announcing the organization’s intent to focus on issues beyond substance abuse to more behavioral addictions — specifically, the often murky realm of food addictions.