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5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

| November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

(BPT) – Along with the cold temperatures, snow and ice, winter also brings unpredictable dangers, including the threat of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, CO poisoning is the number one cause of accidental poisonings in the U.S. Referred to as the “silent killer,” CO is a colorless, […]

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Soyfoods and Farm Tour with ND Soybean Council

Soyfoods and Farm Tour with ND Soybean Council

| November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

As someone who is of Asian origin, Soybean has always been a significant element of my rearing when it comes to our food. Soy sauce, Soy milk, Tofu, and Edamame are just among the products that our family will always must-have at home. But how much do I know about Soybean? Not much! So when […]

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The Future is Here at MSI’s Wired To Wear Exhibit

The Future is Here at MSI’s Wired To Wear Exhibit

| March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

A 13-year-old inventor, Jordan Reeves, kicked off the opening of Wired To Wear exhibit at the Museum of Science & Industry. Jordan was the featured speaker at the Morning, Makers breakfast and a roomful of young boys and girls attended the event. You would’ve thought you came for a children’s show, but this impressive teen’s […]

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The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is a Global Celebration of Puppetry Masterpieces!

The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is a Global Celebration of Puppetry Masterpieces!

| January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last night’s puppet masterpiece act, Ajijaak on Turtle Island, directed by visionary puppet artists Ty Defoe and Heather Henson, the daughter of legendary puppeteer Jim Henson, kicked-off the 3rd Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival – Jan. 17-27. It was a beautifully written story of a young crane facing her first migration cycle on Turtle Island […]

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Experience Kamayan, a Filipino Food Feast Like No Other!

Experience Kamayan, a Filipino Food Feast Like No Other!

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

I finally did it. I always wanted to introduce my children to Kamayan. So this past Summer, I got extra ambitious and created a family fete. We had to do Kamayan! Never heard of Kamayan before? Kamayan is a traditional Filipino feast. In Tagalog (Philippines national language), the root word “kamay” means hands, and “kamayan” […]

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Princi, a Milan-Based Bakery, opens in Chicago on 9/18

Princi, a Milan-Based Bakery, opens in Chicago on 9/18

| September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rocco Princi opened his first Princi Bakery in Milan in 1986, followed by London, and with Starbucks as an investor, the coffee giant brought Italy home to Seattle and now in Chicago! On Tuesday, Sept. 19, Princi Bakery is opening its door at the Fulton Market District. Smack dab in the already busy corner of […]

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Bingo Tea, a Taiwan-inspired Drinks & Bakery, now open in Chicago’s Chinatown

Bingo Tea, a Taiwan-inspired Drinks & Bakery, now open in Chicago’s Chinatown

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

No, not another boba place again! That was the first thing in mind when I first saw their sign go up during construction. Yet, I’m intrigued and being the Chicagonista that I am, I want to know what makes them want to open up another Asian drink place in the same area where Joy Yee […]

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A French Asian Bakery, Tous Les Jours, Now Open in Chinatown!

A French Asian Bakery, Tous Les Jours, Now Open in Chinatown!

| July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Newly opened Asian-French Bakery, Tous LeJours, a South Korean based company now in #ChicagoChinatown has been my obsession lately. I love the Asian twist on classics like croissants, cakes, macarons, and bread. It’s not all sweets though, there are a lot of savory choices as well. My two faves are the cream-filled Soboro (Korean Streusel) […]

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Refinery29 Launches #Rooms29 Exhibition in Chicago

Refinery29 Launches #Rooms29 Exhibition in Chicago

| July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Refinery29  launches the popular NY, SF, and LA event, 29Rooms, in Chicago! The interactive art festival is FUN, beautiful, intentional, and all the more meaningful with what’s happening in our world today. Here’s to keeping our fingers crossed that this exhibition will be back again next year! It’s only for 4 days so don’t wait and grab […]

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“Illinois Made Art-is-an” Travel Experience Itineraries Announced Kicking-off National Travel & Tourism Week

“Illinois Made Art-is-an” Travel Experience Itineraries Announced Kicking-off National Travel & Tourism Week

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The National Travel and Tourism Week kicks off on May 7-13, and here in Illinois, the Illinois Made program has expanded with Illinois Made “Art-is-an,” a traveling itinerary of Illinois of experiences featuring artisans and notable independent small businesses that can drive truly authentic local experiences. Governor Rauner stated yesterday at the press conference that […]

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